TAPAS will be offline for maintenance on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024, starting in the morning (US Eastern time). This maintenance period will give us time to apply and test crucial updates to Drupal and PHP. We hope to bring TAPAS back online by 5 PM Eastern time that day. If you are teaching a course with TAPAS and have concerns about access, please contact us at
General Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 14:11

Kristen Abbott Bennett writes about using TAPAS to host a "Mini-Archive" of undergraduate-generated TEI encoding texts.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 17:20

Lee Zickel and Connie Crompton share a report on using TAPAS in their Text Encoding Fundamentals course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Workshop Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - 11:03
On Friday, August 19th 2022, TAPAS will be unavailable from 10 AM to 1 PM US Eastern time. We will use the time to make a full copy of the server, in preparation for moving TAPAS to a newer server later in the year. We apologize for any inconvenience this downtime may cause.
General Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:12
On Wednesday, January 29, TAPAS will be down for maintenance between the hours of 1-3 PM Eastern. We will be upgrading our Drupal software and as such will be briefly offline. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 11:11

TAPAS is happy to report that Anne Baillot will be joining the TAPAS advisory board as an elected member in January. We would also like to offer our thanks to members who will be leaving our board this January. Thank you Karen Bourrier, Mark Caprio, Anna Kijas, Caitlin Pollock, and Judith Siefring for your generous service on this group. We’re really grateful for your contribution and advice! The advisory board now includes:

General Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 19:09
On Monday, December 17, TAPAS will be down for maintenance. We anticipate this update will last throughout the day, and TAPAS should be back online by late afternoon. We will be upgrading certain security protocols that will require TAPAS to be offline briefly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 16:13
TAPAS has been experiencing technical difficulties due to a Drupal hack that occurred a few months ago. In order to block bots and spam content, we have to block temporarily all new users. We are manually unblocking authentic accounts. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to resolve this issue soon. If you have any problems or if you are trying to sign up a class or group, please email us at info [at] tapasproject [dot] org. We are very sorry for this inconvenience and are grateful for your patience.
New Feature Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 09:51

We are excited to welcome our newly elected TAPAS Advisory Board for 2017!

Thank you to those who participated in the process, and to the TEI-C for running the elections.

Interested in a more active role in the development of the TAPAS project? Consider the following opportunities for participating:

TEI Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:03

As previously announced (, TAPAS has received a new line of grant funding through the NEH to build TAPAS Classroom. TAPAS Classroom will extend our project services and site features to support teachers and students of the TEI.

Classroom Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:52