Alison Babeu has served as the Digital Librarian and research coordinator for the Perseus Project since 2004. During her time at Perseus she has worked on a variety of diverse projects, from research into historical newspaper digitization to the development of cyberinfrastructure for digital classics as well as helping to manage the metadata for its flagship Greek and Latin collections. Before coming to Perseus, she worked as a librarian at both the Harvard Business School and the Boston Public Library. She has a BA in History from Mount Holyoke College and an MLS from Simmons College. Her current projects include the ongoing development of and support for the Perseus Catalog and helping manage the work of the Open Greek and Latin Project. Her current research interests include digital libraries and digital humanities; metadata creation and cataloging; and new roles for librarians in supporting the complex world of digital scholarship.

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