Computers and the Humanities

, Volume 33, Issue 1–2, pp 113–127 | Cite as

TEI and the Encoding of the Physical Structure of Books

  • Syd Bauman
  • Terry Catapano


The TEI Guidelines provide little detail on how to encode a text within the physical structures of the book in which it is contained. This paper describes the physical structures of an early printed book and presents two methods for encoding a text within that structure through use of the TEI elements <DIV> and <JOIN>.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Syd Bauman
    • 1
  • Terry Catapano
    • 1
  1. 1.Women Writers ProjectBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA (E-mail

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