For this Digital Data Stories (DDS) Series on Series entry, we’re exploring our Solo Series. While we generally practice archaeology as a group activity, there are times when we need to practice our archaeological data literacy skills solo. Alone in a museum basement pondering a potsherd, staring into the spreadsheet middle distance, or trekking a […]
There and Back Again
April’s Networking Archaeological Data and Communities (NADAC) workshop, the fourth such session of spring 2023, brought to a close the NADAC Institute’s Data Management Lifecycle series. The Data Management Lifecycle is the first of four main segments of the NADAC Institute, which runs through Fall 2024. It has been an exciting start to the program’s […]
The Creativity Clarion Call
Do you love making things? Do you love building good writing habits or exercising your painting skills based on a theme? And do you have an interest in archaeology? If you said “yes” to at least the first question, we’d love to have you test our Creative Series Data Stories!
The Voyage of the Data Story
You may have heard that the Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context (AAI/OC) team sailed into the San Francisco Bay to attend the Society for California Archaeology meetings. What ye mateys may not have heard is what stories our sailors spun once they were on dry land.
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Old Data?
This past Saturday, March 18th, Networking Archaeological Data and Communities (NADAC), our Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), hosted its third workshop in its Data Management Lifecycle series. Led by faculty Anne Chen and Leigh Anne Lieberman, this month’s workshop addressed the myriad challenges […]
Archaeological Data Literacy and Comics
Paulina F. Przystupa, a member of The Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI) team recently talked about the overlap between archaeological data literacy and comic books. Specifically, the talk focused on how Paulina brought a love of comics to the Data Literacy Program (DLP).