Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)

What is Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)?

Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Introduced in 1987, TEI is an international interdisciplinary standard intended to assist libraries, museums, publishers, and scholars in representing literary and linguistic texts in digital form to facilitate research and teaching. The encoding scheme is designed to maximize expressivity and minimize obsolescence. TEI began as a research project organized cooperatively by the Association for Computers and the Humanities, the Association for Computational Linguistics, and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, funded by research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the European Union, the Canadian Social Science Research Council, the Mellon Foundation, and others. Click here to connect to the TEI Web site. See also: TEI Header.


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