This article discusses the new manuscript description module in TEI P5, looking in particular at how and why it differs from its immediate predecessors, the proposals made by the MASTER project, and the TEI Medieval Manuscripts Description Work Group (TEI-MMSS).
manuscript description, electronic cataloguing, text encoding, metadata standards, XML
How to CiteDriscoll, M.J., 2006. P5-MS: A general purpose tagset for manuscript description. Digital Medievalist, 2. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/dm.12