Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Virtual Repositories for a Global Archaeological Science

Idaho State University will be hosting workshop entitled "Virtual Repositories for a Global Archaeological Science" from November 30-December 2 2011. This workshop focuses on the virtualization of museum collections, allowing researchers from all over the world to study them remotely, and also focuses on the virtualization of cultural materials. The international workshop is coordinated by Herbert Maschner, director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, Corey Schou, ISU director of the Informatics Research Institute (IRI), and Matt Betts, curator, Canadian Museum of Civilization, and is funded by the National Science Foundation.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Open Access Archaeology

A recent blog keeps a running list of reviews of Open Access Archaeology Journals here. The blog is maintained by Doug Rocks-Macqueen from the UK. He also created a search engine for open access archaeology here.