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We are pleased to announce two new Perseus Catalog wikis:
The catalog_data wiki which contains information regarding the bibliographic and authority data in the existing Perseus Catalog and how they are updated. The catalog_pending wiki which includes a step by step guide to how new data is created for the Perseus Catalog.
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We will be performing some maintenance to the Catalog today which will ultimately result in many new records and some interface improvements. This will require some downtime, however, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Today we rolled out our latest improvements to the Catalog:
*author ids are now their CITE urns
*removed dates from alternate author names for clarity
*fields with lists of values (alternate names, alternate titles, etc.) don’t display in a block, each item gets a separate line, for clarity
*added table of contents […]
We will be performing some updates on the Perseus Catalog this evening (December 1st, 9pm-12am EST). The Catalog might be unstable or down during these updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.Continue Reading →
On November 25, 2013 By Anna Krohn
In an effort to connect with other groups in the scholarly and library communities, the Perseus Digital Library has made our authority record data for classical authors available to the Virtual International Authority File (VIAF). The contribution of names from our author records will expand the VIAF name clusters, adding different forms of a […]Continue Reading →
The Perseus Catalog is an attempt to provide systematic catalog access to at least one online edition of every major Greek and Latin author (both surviving and fragmentary) from antiquity to 600 CE. Still a work in progress, […]Continue Reading →