This past summer, we kicked off a 3-year project aimed at improving the flow of information from the moment of discovery through to publication and beyond. This project, funded by a grant from the NEH, takes a unique approach of exploring the data lifecycle through a series of interviews with data creators and reusers, in […]
In the SF Bay Area this week and looking for something to do? Come on over to the Stanford Archaeology Center on Thursday afternoon for a public lecture about data in archaeology! Open Context’s Program Director Eric Kansa will speak on the topic All Data Big and Small: Archaeology, Ethics, and Professionalism in the Age […]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the AAI a National Leadership Grant for a project that will expand the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA). Under the direction of Eric Kansa, Program Director for Open Context, the AAI joins many partners collaborating on the development of DINAA, a project originally launched […]
We are grateful for the opportunity to preserve and share the past, working with our colleagues, collaborators, data authors, and supporters around the world. Happy New Year!
“We need the Humanities, now more than ever, because they give us access to the most fundamental and consequential dimensions and forces of our experience.” – William D. Adams, NEH Chairman Today, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $21.8 million in funding for 295 humanities projects, including a Research and Development grant for a […]
On January 7, 2016, during the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) in San Francisco, the AIA will present Open Context with the 2016 Award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology. Open Context, the open access data publishing service developed by the Alexandria Archive Institute, is entering its tenth year online, with […]