POST: Introducing Git-Lit

Jonathan Reeve (Columbia University) has written a post, “Introducing Git-Lit,” inviting input on a project that turns digitized manuscripts from the British Library into GitHub repositories:

Git-Lit aims to parse, version control, and post each work in the British Library’s corpus of digital texts. Parsing the texts will transform the machine-readable metadata into human-readable prefatory material; version controlling the texts will allow for collaborative editing and revision of the texts, effectively crowdsourcing the correction of OCR errors; and posting the texts to GitHub will ensure the texts’ visibility to the greater community.

dh+lib Review

This post was produced through a cooperation between Rebecca Dowson, Melanie Hubbard, Anu Paul, and Amy Wickner (Editors-at-large for the week), Caro Pinto (Editor for the week), Sarah Potvin (Site Editor), Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Roxanne Shirazi, and Patrick Williams (dh+lib Review Editors).