Bridget Almas

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Bridget Almas


Short Bio

Bridget Almas is the lead software developer and architect for the Perseus Digital Library. She has over 20 years experience working in software development in both commercial and academic settings. She is currently serving as technical lead on the Perseids Project, developing an online platform for collaborative editing, annotation and publication of digital texts and annotations as micro-publications. Bridget is a member of the RDA Technical Advisor Board and co-chair of the RDA Research Data Provenance Interest group.


United States


Library, Humanities

Linked Open Data Projects

I am the technical lead on the Perseids Project at the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University. The Perseids platform allows students and scholars to collaborate on digital editions and annotations, through the creation of linked open data, in an integrated online environment.

Relevant publications:

Bridget Almas, Marie-Claire Beaulieu. Developing a New Integrated Editing Platform for Source Documents in Classics. In Literary & Linguistic Computing, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013. (

Bridget Almas, Monica Berti. The Linked Fragment: TEI and the Encoding of Text Re-uses of Lost Authors . In The Linked TEI: Text Encoding in the Web. TEI Conference and Members Meeting 2013., pages 12-16, Rome, Italy : DIGILAB Sapienza University & TEI Consortium 2013, 2013 (

Bridget Almas, Alison Babeu, Anna Krohn. Linked Data in the Perseus Digital Library. In ISAW Papers 7: Current Practice in Linked Open Data for the Ancient World, New York : Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 2014. (


Tufts University