Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Ancient papyrus documents to be available online
"A Duke University-led research team will use an $814,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop collaborative online editing tools for ancient documents preserved on papyrus. The new electronic editing environment, when completed, will enable scholars - regardless of their location - to research, retrieve and display ancient texts, supplementary data and digital images of papyri. The research team is led by Duke professor Joshua Sosin and university librarian Deborah Jakubs"