The Perseus Digital Library is pleased to announce new support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the development of the Perseids Platform for collaborative editing, learning and publication, under the direction of Perseus’ Associate Editor, Professor Marie-Claire Beaulieu. The Perseids platform integrates open source software and standards from a variety of projects including Perseus, Papyri.info, The Homer Multitext Project, the Alpheios Project, and the Open Annotation Collaboration. This $600,000 grant funds the expansion of Perseids to support new use cases for classroom collaboration on digital editions; scholarly curation of texts from scan through publication; and development of dynamic syllabi using managed resources. The grant will also enable continued collaboration across the variety of integrated projects and outreach to scholars interested in using the platform.
We are now accepting applications for an Associate Research Programmer to help with development of Perseids. Interested applicants are asked to follow the above link. Follow up questions may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information can be found on the Perseids project blog and documentation site at http://sites.tufts.edu/perseids.