As we mentioned in our quarterly report, things are mooving along with our first data story. However, before we let it roam on the range, we want to make sure it is up to a certain standard. The question is, what standard?
Open Context is undergoing its fourth major rebuild. Why on earth would we do this? This post explores (hopefully without too much jargon or technobabble) why rebuilds are important and what the 2021 rebuild involves. Why are rebuilds (“refactoring”) needed? Since its launch in 2006, Open Context has seen four major waves of development. These […]
Hello July! We’re about six months into the Digital Data Stories (DDS) project here at the Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI). So, it’s time to update y’all on our program.
We are very happy to welcome Dr. Leigh Anne Lieberman to the AAI / Open Context team as Director of Strategic Partnerships! This is a new position created with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and matching funds from the AAI’s ongoing NEH Challenge Grant. In her role with the AAI / Open […]
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We are happy to announce a new member of the AAI / Open Context team. Dr. Pınar Durgun joins us today in a new position as Curator for Digital Collections Interpretation and Public Engagement. Pınar is an archaeologist with a background in art history, anthropology, and cultural heritage. She received her PhD from Brown University and […]