For this Digital Data Stories (DDS) Series on Series entry, we’re exploring our Interactive Series. Play is an integral part of human creativity, and interacting with others during play is an important way that we learn. Beyond that, places, materials, buildings, people, and belongings start to have meaning to us through interaction. With that in […]
In January 2024, Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context (AAI/OC) staff attended the 2024 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology organized by the Society for Historical Archaeology in Oakland, CA. The team had a booth for Open Context and Paulina and Sarah were part of a session on making field schools more accessible! Beyond that, […]
As 2023 drew to a close, the Data Literacy Program (DLP) completed a number of tasks and said goodbye to an era. At the end of December, L. Meghan Dennis wrapped up her work with the program at the conclusion of her 3-year postdoc. We’re sad to see her go but looking forward to new […]
We’re happy to announce the Data Literacy Program’s (DLP’s) Winter 2024 Table of Contents! AKA Version 2.0! Just like its predecessor, it provides a preview of our published and planned Data Stories to help you pick Data Stories that fit your needs.
Before we start forgetting our auld acquaintances and gearing up for the new year, we’d love to take a chance to shine some lights (camera! action!) on the lessons we learned this past fall. The Fall 2023 NADAC-NEH Institute curriculum consisted of three workshops that focused on Data for Professional Communication. Open Context team members […]
This is the first guest post in our blog series highlighting the work of Scholars participating in Networking Archaeological Data and Communities: An NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (NADAC). Below, NADAC Scholar Greta Hawes shares the journey of how her project, MANTO, transformed from idea to reality. Keep an eye on […]