Open Context launched in late 2006, roughly 17 years ago. Since then we’ve worked on some 180 project datasets now in various stages of completion. Currently, we have 134 projects complete enough to include in our main project index. Each of these publication projects required dedicated and sustained commitments of effort. This work includes: data […]
From the day the DLP Duo started working on creating Data Stories, we set out with a clear intention to make sure the work we released was properly evaluated. We’d seen too many projects and resources created, released, and never tested, especially not for those things that underline the heart of our work – usability, […]
The Data Literacy Program will share two new Data Stories this week at the Florida Public Archaeology Network’s (FPAN’s) Conference on Public Archaeology. And if you’re in Pensacola, you can playtest them both!
This summer, the NADAC team welcomed Scholars to the project’s first in-person workshop, held July 24-28 at the Badè Museum of Archaeology on the campus of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. Anticipation was high after four months of Zoom workshops learning data management strategies, sharing resources, and drafting Data Management Plans (DMPs) remotely. […]
This week, the AAI/Open Context and colleagues are launching a new project with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ (IMLS) National Leadership Grants for Libraries program. Advancing FAIR+CARE Practices in Cultural Heritage is a 3-year project co-directed by Sarah Whitcher Kansa (AAI/Open Context), Neha Gupta (University of British Columbia), Desireé Martinez (Cogstone Resource Management), […]
This exercise is best suited to those with an interest in public archaeology, writing as practice, or using archaeological data as inspiration. Users should have a basic understanding of archaeological data types to understand what platforms to search, but little previous experience with archaeology is required.