The Counts Project: Process and Methodology (2019-2020, Completed)

As part of my position as a Research Assistant on The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing project, I was tasked with updating our understanding of the size of the library by way of counting the number of different editions that are in the Stainforth library catalog, which records the thousands of titles and author names … Continue reading The Counts Project: Process and Methodology (2019-2020, Completed)

Dynamic Cross Reference Links in Catalog Browsing

On Wednesday February 19, the Stainforth project team added its newest data feature: dynamic cross-reference links in the “browse” view of the library catalog. The editors on this project include Danna D’Esopo, myself, and Chad Marks. There are 677 entries in the catalog that tell a user to go “See” another name or a title … Continue reading Dynamic Cross Reference Links in Catalog Browsing

Technical Description of The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing

The heart of The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing is the searchable scholarly digital edition of his library catalog published on our website. Beginning in 2013, editors transcribed each page of the 746-page catalog in shared Google Sheets, edited transcriptions, and lightly encoded them in XML following TEI P5 guidelines. Because nearly all catalog entries … Continue reading Technical Description of The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing

Welcome To Team Stainforth, Dr. Kate Ozment!

Big news, folks: Team Stainforth is over the moon to welcome Kate Ozment (Cal Poly Pomona) as a new General Editor of The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing. Kate brings her DH experience co-editing the Women in Book History Bibliography (with Cait Coker) and expertise in Early Modern English literature with emphases on gender studies, … Continue reading Welcome To Team Stainforth, Dr. Kate Ozment!