If I understand you correctly, you're creating individual TEI files for
each story -- is that right?
If so, I think it means you're treating each story as an individual
document, and the title of the story belongs in the <titleStmt> in the
header (along with the author of the story, if known). Information about
the newspaper itself would belong in the <sourceDesc>.
Incidentally, I think the CSS code belongs in @style, not @rend; @rend
usually contains project-defined tokens, while @style is expected to
Finally, I wonder if you need @type on <head> at all -- isn't it always
the case that the first head is the main title and a subsequent head is
On 15-05-19 02:45 PM, Michael Joyce wrote:
> My collection of documents contains newspaper articles. We're not
> interested in the entire newspaper, or even a complete page - just
> individual article.
> They often have a title and subtitle printed in them. So far, we've
> been using markup like this:
> <div type='article'>
> <head rend="text-transform:uppercase;" type="h1"> Oscar Wilde Arrested. </head>
> <head type="h2"> The Jury Finds Him Guilty of the
> Charges by the Marquis of Queensbery. </head>
> <p>London, Apr. 3.—The case of Oscar Wilde against the
> Marquis of Queensberry for
> libel was brought to a close this morning in a
> verdict in favor of the
> The @rend attribute contains CSS properties, and the @type attribute
> is meant to denote the level of the title. I initially decided to put
> them in the document body's div because that's where they appear in
> the printed page. But now I'm not sure, and I'm second guessing
> Is it better to put the title and subtitle in the titleStmt element in
> the header? Right now we're including the newspaper name and date
> there (which might not be the best place for them).