Welcome back OG BDHWG coordinator Scott McGinnis for a discussion on XML

Join the Digital Humanities Working Group this Monday, November 17 1-2PM (D-Lab 356 Barrows) for coffee/tea and discussion led by Scott McGinnis on XML and its uses in the humanities!

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The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is one of the fundamental standards in information technology, and along with SQL, Python, and a few others, XML is one of the most widely used in the digital humanities. In this informal talk, Scott Paul McGinnis (PhD. Candidate in History, UC Berkeley) will introduce XML for a humanities audience, discuss why a researcher might want to learn it, and show some examples from projects in the digital humanities and in his own research on early Chinese history.

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