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Guide to organizing a digital editing project

Preliminaries: reading your text(s)

  • identify the citation scheme of any texts in your manuscript
  • compile an initial repertory of glyphs used in your manuscript
  • completely specify the character set to be allowed in your edition: distinguish
    • alphabetic characters
    • numeric characters
    • punctuation characters
    • any other “metacharacters”

Cataloging images illustrating your manuscript

Cataloging pages of your manuscript