Thanks to support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, we are now accepting applications for two new full-time postdoctoral positions to help develop our new Data Literacy Program. Please visit the job postings here and share this announcement widely.
San Francisco, CA, 17 June 2020 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded The Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI) a grant to support the launch of a program in data literacy and to develop institutional ties to sustain open data publishing and curation services in archaeology. The Mellon Foundation’s grant of $610,000 will be matched by an additional $203,333 from […]
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As we enter our 13th year of publishing archaeological data on the web, we want to thank you all for your participation and support. Whether you are the author of a data set published in Open Context, an editorial board member, a colleague engaged in the world of open data, or a supporter of data […]
Today, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $43.1 million in funding for 218 humanities projects, including an Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grant for the AAI. The award to the AAI will support the expansion of archaeological data publishing and archiving services with Open Context, development of a data literacy program for the broader public, and […]
(Note: Cross-posted at Heritage Bytes) The latest issue of Advances in Archaeological Practice includes a special section with five papers on the theme of “Digital Data Reuse in Archaeology.” These are some of the first studies to move beyond data preservation to explore what people are actually doing with shared archaeological data. Here is a […]