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Colorado Community-Based Archaeology

Hi! My name is Michele Koons. As Curator of Archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS), my job is to conduct field research, communicate archaeology effectively to a wide audience, and curate the archaeology collection.  It was

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The Big Picture- Big Bata, Knowledge Organisation and the Historic Environment: Shaping the future of Historic Environment Service Provision

Videos from the CIfA conference– Organiser(s): Sarah Reilly, Historic England, Sarah MacLean, Historic England, Marion Page, Dyfed Archaeology, Emily La-Trobe Batemen, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust, and Jane Golding, Historic England Local government is facing cuts of a level not seen since

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Archaeology for Everyone: A Virginia Digital Repository

Hello, I’m Jolene Smith and I manage data for archaeological sites at the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR). Over the next year, I’ll be working on creating a digital repository for gray literature, photos, and other files in our

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Electronic resources for archaeology: from databases to digital open data

To continue with CAA sessions here is another one: Digital archaeology in the 21st century promotes an interdisciplinary approach, which requires to model complex systems in line with the policies of international research and in close connection with the socio-economic

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Open data and the politics of scholarly practice

It’s now a good few years since academic publishers put in place differential pricing arrangements for developing economies in Africa. And although a complex transition is still in place a large number of academic publications are freely available through Creative

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ArcheoFOSS: free/open source software and archaeological research, ten years later

Another batch of videos from CAA– this time on a subject near and dear to my heart: In 2006, when the first “Italian workshop on free/open source software and open formats in the archaeological research process” took place at the

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CAA-UK 2015, University of Bradford

Here are the videos from CAAUK in March. A bit about the conference- CAA-UK aims to encourage communication between UK-based archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists in order to stimulate research and promote best practice in computational and mathematical approaches to

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Open Pompeii – 50

All you scriptores, let us set up your tabulae: everything is ready for SCRIPTORIVM. Four weeks from now, we will be harvesting our crops. Imagine where you will be, and it will be so. The appointment is in Pompeii on

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Periculum in mora

(Tito Livio, Ab urbe condita; XXXVIII, 25) Towards SCRIPTORIVM: OpenPompei at CAA2015 (II part) As we have already told you, OpenPompei has taken part in the Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) Annual Conference and, as desired, we

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OK computer? Digital Public Archaeologies in Practice

So videoing has for the most part taken up most of my blogging time these days. I hope to get back to writing original content soon but until then … From the 2014 TAG conference here is the OK computer?

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