If you’ve been following the Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI) you may have noticed we use some academic jargon. We try not to, but it’s unavoidable considering what we do.
We’ve been working to develop a model of “data sharing as publication” in our work with Open Context. In our view, publication helps communicate some of the need for quality and standards alignment that makes effective data dissemination something more formal than implied by the term “sharing.” We’re definitely not alone in this assessment, and […]
The Alexandria Archive Institute has received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the project Toward Data Sharing as Publication: Establishing Editorial Policies and Workflows around Scientific Data Dissemination. The grant supports the development of editorial workflows to help make sharing scientific data valuable for both data contributors and data users. The project […]
The AAI has received a Digital Humanities Level II Start-Up grant for development of the Gazetteer of the Ancient Near East (GANE). The award is one of 32 start-up awards announced this month by the NEH Office of Digital Humanities. GANE will be an authoritative, free and open access compendium of over 8,000 places from […]