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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Perseus opens its source code

Charles Bailey, Perseus Digital Library Code and Content Now Freely Available, DigitalKoans, November 13, 2007.  Excerpt:

The Perseus Digital Library Project has released both the source code for Perseus 4.0 and a significant amount of the project's digital content. The Perseus Java Hopper code is open source; the content is under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States license....

PS:  Perseus is one of the oldest digital libraries, launching on CDs in 1987 and moving to the internet (where it was free of charge) in 1994.