Frequently Asked Questions

What is TILE?

The Text-Image Linking Environment (TILE) is a web-based, modular, collaborative image markup tool for both manual and semi-automated linking between encoded text and images.

What does that mean? 

Simply put, TILE lets users make connections between regions of an image and pre-existing text. Additionally, it has been designed for easy modification through the development or use of plugins.

Where can I get TILE?

You can access an online version at and download the source code via github.

One Comment

  1. Karen
    Posted September 18, 2011 at 11:09 am | Permalink

    I am just playing with the sandbox version. I see that I can click the load button to upload an TEI xml file but where do I load the images?

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