Front cover image for Archaeology 2.0 : new approaches for communication and collaboration

Archaeology 2.0 : new approaches for communication and collaboration

Among the questions addressed are: How is the Web transforming the professional practice of archaeology? And how can we best understand the possibilities and limitations of the Web in meeting the specialized needs of professionals in this field? Contributions from a range of experts in archaeology and technology.
Print Book, English, 2011
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles, 2011
xiv, 295 pages ; 23 cm.
9781931745857, 1931745854
Introduction: new directions for the digital past / Eric C. Kansa
A Web of archaeological data: infrastructure, services, and interoperability
The archaeology data service and the archaeotools project: faceted classification and natural language processing / Julian Richards, Stuart Jeffrey, Stewart Waller, Fabio Ciravegna, Sam Chapman, and Ziqi Zhang
Toward a do-it-yourself cyber infrastructure : open data, incentives, and reducing costs and complexities of data sharing / Eric C. Kansa and Sarah Whitcher Kansa
The technical and theoretical context of archaeology on the Web
Poor relatives or favorite uncles? cyber infrastructure and Web 2.0 : a critical comparison for archaeological research / Stuart Dunn
Archaeological knowledge production and dissemination in the digital age / Robin Boast and Peter Biehl
Archaeological data management and collaboration
Creating a virtual research environment for archaeology / Michael Rains
IAKS: a Web 2.0 archaeological knowledge management system / Ethan Watrall
User-generated content in zooarchaeology : exploring the "middle space" of scholarly communication / Sarah Whitcher Kansa and Francis Deblauwe
Sustainability, quality, and access
UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology, archaeological data, and Web 2.0 / Willeke Wendrich
Open access for archaeological literature : a manager's perspective / Jingfeng Xia
What are our critical data-preservation needs? / Harrison Eiteljorg
Conclusion: Web 2.0 and beyond, or on the Web, nobody knows you're an archaeologist / W. Fredrick Limp
Outcome of a session held at the 2008 meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) in Vancouver, British Columbia