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Thursday, March 15, 2007

An open online infrastructure for archaeology

Eric Kansa, Archaeoinformatics Lectures, Digging Digitally, March 12, 2007.  Excerpt:

Keith Kintigh forwarded me an important announcement for the DDIG community:

As a member of SAA’s Digital Data Interest Group, we’d like to invite you to participate in a virtual lecture series that we hope can help set the direction for the development of a comprehensive cyberinfrastructure for archaeology. This series is organized by, a new consortium of five institutions that have joined together to advance the cause of building such a cyberinfrastructure. Briefly, our vision is for a disciplinary effort to build an open, Internet-based information infrastructure that will provide integrated, concept-oriented access to a distributed network of archaeological data sources–including databases, textual sources (such as gray literature reports and articles), and images....