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Why Blogging?

December 1, 2013

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Here is my contribution to my own blogging carnival- Blogging Archaeology.  FYI- I will not be doing a summary of November’s question till December 3rd so there is still time to join in. Why Blog? I had to go back a few years to my first post to see why I started blogging. Back then […]

New Archaeology Blog List

July 2, 2013

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My old archaeology blog list has gotten pretty long and I am reaching the limit of what can be done with a simple list. The list was nice but it was getting very long and hard to manage. Also, there was only so much detail I could give out with a list. So this weekend […]

Blog is AAA’s Fourth Most Digitally Viewed Publication or Is It?

July 1, 2013

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To continue with an examination of the impact of blogs I would like to share some numbers that were kindly shared with me by the AAA. Here (at the end of this post) is the table of downloads (for blog it is views) of articles from the AAA publications in 2012. The first thing that […]

It’s a Digital World We Read In

June 25, 2013

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Yesterday Ralf brought up an excellent point on my post about blogging verse traditional publishing: You ignore the thousands of printed copies of those journals in your stats. Having not gone into the post blind, having done some research into publishing over the years, I knew that this is indeed correct BUT not too relevant. […]

A difference by orders of magnitude- The Impact of Archaeology/Anthropology blogging

June 24, 2013

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A difference by orderS of magnitude is the title of the this post and I really can not stress enough that order of magnitude is plural. A session is being organized for the next SAA conference on blogging and archaeology. You can check out the website and get involved. I am not sure what I […]

Trowelblazers

May 17, 2013

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I have been traveling so there has been a complete lack of blogging here lately. However, I would like to take a quick moment to recommend a tumblr blog to you- trowelblazers. http://trowelblazers.tumblr.com/ “Awesome trowel-wielding women: WE SALUTE YOU!” It covers awesome women in the fields of archaeology, palaeontology, and geology. It’s a great blog […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXV

February 19, 2013

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Another round of archaeology blogs to follow. As always the full list of blogs can be found here. ucsheritage- http://ucsheritage.wordpress.com/ A blog about the developing projects, courses and activities associated with heritage and historic environment management at University Campus Suffolk (UCS).  The blog is administered by Dr Ian Baxter and Professor David Gill. The Baking […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXIV

February 8, 2013

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Around 230+ archaeology and archaeology related blogs and it keeps growing. The full list can be seen here . This weeks highlights: Archaeology Archives Oxford- http://archaeologyarchivesoxford.wordpress.com/ The archives held at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. Archaeology, Museums & Outreach- http://rcnnolly.wordpress.com/ Discussions to more effectively engage the public in Archaeology and Museums. Testimony of […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXIII

January 31, 2013

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Last week I said I had covered over 100+ blogs, that turns out was not correct. I counted them today and it is around 225! The full list can be seen here . I have really got to find a better way to organize it all.  I still probably have over 100 more to go […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXII

January 26, 2013

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Over 100+ blogs covered so far, full list can be seen here and more to go. Here is this weeks installment to add to the list: Mike Pitts – Digging Deeper- http://mikepitts.wordpress.com/ “This site is about archaeology, and things that catch the interest of an archaeologist who is lucky enough to work in journalism: I […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XXI (special double post)

January 8, 2013

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A little embarrassed that it has been two months since I last posted on archaeology blogs to read. Especially when there are so many great archaeology blogs posting great stuff everyday. To make up for my lack of posting this post will be a double issue (I might post later in the week as well). […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XX

October 19, 2012

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Already at number 20 and there still probably 100+ blogs to go. Well I better get moving then. Full list can be seen here and this weeks blogs are: Castles and Coprolites- http://castlesandcoprolites.blogspot.co.uk/ Lisa Marie Shillito blogs about archaeology, especially geoarchaeology.  (It’s good to see someone covering that topic) Dirty Adventures- http://dirtyadventures.wordpress.com/ My name is […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XIX

October 12, 2012

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Back after a little break is a new round of Archaeology/Archaeology related blogs to read. The full list of all (not all but quite a few) archaeo blogs can be found here. First up, is a great blog that I just found out about last week- MEMSAP: Dispatches from the Field: On the ground with […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XVIII

September 28, 2012

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Here is this weeks list of blogs I like to follow. The full list is here. If I am missing any just let me know. Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative- http://chi.anthropology.msu.edu/ Hosted by the Department of Anthropology, The Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative is a platform for interdisciplinary scholarly collaboration in the domain of Cultural Heritage Informatics at […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XVII

September 20, 2012

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Here is this weeks round up of archaeology and archaeology related blogs to follow. The full list can be seen here. Let me know if I am missing any. Em Hotep- http://emhotep.net/ The mission of Em Hotep is to make Egyptology accessible to “curious laypersons and budding scholars Ritual is Power- http://diggingperu.wordpress.com/ My name is Matthew […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XVI

September 13, 2012

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The weekly list of archaeology/archaeology related blogs is back. As always a full list of the blogs can be found here. If there are any that I have missed please let me know. To start out this week- microburin- populating the mesolithic: http://microburin.com/ Spencer Carter’s entertaining blog about his Mesolithic research based in NE England […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read Over the Weekend XV

August 10, 2012

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Here are some good blogs to check out if you need something to read over the next couple of days. A full list can be found here. First up, the Virtual Curation Unit @ VCU- http://vcuarchaeology3d.wordpress.com/ Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has a new 3D feature attraction in the Anthropology Program and you don’t need 3D […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Follow XIV

August 3, 2012

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As always the full list of blogs is here and let me know of any I have missed. So nice weekend reading for you: Bamburgh Research Project’s Blog- http://bamburghresearchproject.wordpress.com/ The Bamburgh Research Project (BRP) is an independent, non-profit archaeological project investigating Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland, one of the most important archaeological sites currently under excavation in northern […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XIII

July 26, 2012

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For this weeks installment- A Hot Cup of Joe- http://ahotcupofjoe.net/ Archaeology, anthropology, science, and skepticism Tutania- http://tutania.wordpress.com/ I am a former field and museum archaeologist, now a PhD student studying early medieval non ferrous metals at Cardiff University. This blog represent my own personal (often Labour/left leaning) musings, and is not representative of any past or […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XII

July 20, 2012

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Sorry, for missing last weeks list but here is this weeks list of blogs to read (something to do over the weekend). As always the full list of blogs is here and let me know of any I have missed. First, up: After Indiana- http://afterindiana.wordpress.com/ We live in a world obsessed with the glamour and […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XI

July 5, 2012

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Wow, already up to number 11 in this series and we have gone through quite a few blogs- full list of archaeology/archaeology related blogs is here. As always if there is one I don’t have please let me know. On to this weeks selection. For something different there is JMMCDOWELL- http://jmmcdowell.com/about/ It is the blog […]

Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read X

June 28, 2012

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Before diving into this weeks list of blogs to read I would just like to say there is one day left to sign up for a Day of Archaeology. You can do so at their website- http://www.dayofarchaeology.com/ On to blogs- Here is a list of good archaeology blogs to read. As always, please let me […]

Archaeology Blogs to Read IX

June 7, 2012

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Update- had to remove links as this post was attracting to much spam. I will be away for a couple of weeks so here is a super-sized version of this weeks blogs to look at. The full list of archaeology and archaeology related blogs can be seen here. As always if there is not one […]

Thursday Throwdown of Archaeology Blogs to Look At VIII

May 31, 2012

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As usual, your weekly look at archaeologists or archaeology related blogs to follow. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. AND nominate a blog not already on […]

Thursday Throwdown of Archaeology Blogs to Look At VII

May 24, 2012

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As usual, your weekly look at archaeologists or archaeology related blogs to follow. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. AND nominate a blog not already on […]

Thursday Throwdown of Archaeology Blogs to Look At VI

May 17, 2012

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Your weekly look at archaeologists or archaeology related blogs to follow. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. AND nominate a blog not already on the list, […]

Thursday Throwdown of Archaeologists to Follow V

May 10, 2012

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Your weekly look at archaeologists or archaeology related people to follow. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. AND nominate a blog not already on the list, […]

Sneak Peak at 2011-2012 Jobs in British Archaeology: Senior SMR/CRM

May 8, 2012

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This post gives a more detailed break down of the junior SMR/CRM positions (UK archaeology) in the  Jobs in British Archaeology series. You can see the methodology here on how these numbers were collected from job postings. In total 69 job postings are represented here. Average pay-  £ 40,873 Lowest pay offered-  £21,000 Highest pay […]

Sneak Peak at 2011-2012 Jobs in British Archaeology: Project Manager and Up

May 6, 2012

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This post gives a more detailed break down of the project manager and up positions (commercial archaeology UK) in the  Jobs in British Archaeology series. You can see the methodology here on how these numbers were collected from job postings. In total 14 job postings are represented here. Average pay-  £ 31,537 Lowest pay offered- […]

Thursday Throwdown- Great Archaeology Blogs to Read IV

May 3, 2012

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This is the forth of what should become a weekly look at great Archaeology blogs (at 4 it probably already is a weekly event). You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, […]

Thursday Throwdown- Archaeology Blogs to Read III

April 26, 2012

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This is the third of what should become a weekly look at great Archaeology blogs. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. OR fill out the […]

Thursday Throwdown- Archaeology Blogs to Look At II

April 19, 2012

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This is the second post of mine on what should become a weekly look at great Archaeology blogs. You can see last weeks here and a full list of great archaeology blogs here. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones you found interesting, great, that you liked, etc. AND […]

The Thursday Throwdown of Archaeology Blogs to Read

April 12, 2012

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Here is your mission, should you choose to accept it- Take a look at these five great archaeology blogs. These blogs will be joining my list of great archaeology blogs that I follow and think other people might find fascinating as well. After you take a look leave a comment letting me know which ones […]

Some Archaeology Blogs I Like to Follow and That You Should Check Out

March 19, 2012

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I have my list of great archaeology blogs to follow that I am constantly adding to. Here a few others I have recently added and would recommend to follow: Archaeology and Tech blogs- archaeograph- http://www.archaeograph.com/ “Archaeograph = an Archaeological Photograph.” That sums up this blog perfectly. If you have every done any sort of archaeological […]

Some Archaeologists to Follow

February 29, 2012

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Updating my list of archaeology blogs. Here are some great blogs I follow and think you should as well. A full list of these and other blogs can be found here. CRM/Commercial Archaeology: Heritage Business Journal- http://heritagebusinessjournal.com/ “Within the heritage industry, obtaining data upon which to make sound business decisions is difficult. There is more information […]

How Much Full Archaeology Professors Make – Breakdown of numbers

February 21, 2012

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To go with the post on the average pay of a professor of archaeology in the United States here is a break down of full professors pay to give you an idea of range in pay: This is the distribution by professor and not by department. Some departments have 10 faculty while others have 1. […]

Death Touching- 7 Archaeologists and Anthropologists Dealing in Death to Follow

February 2, 2012

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Here is a list of seven great blogs that deal with osteoarchaeology (bones), the human body of the past, and burials. If you want to follow all of these blogs I have created an RSS feed using google bundles- here it is. *The term death touchers in the title comes from once when I and […]

Heritage Business Journal- Business data & insights to give you a competitive edge in the heritage consulting industry

January 26, 2012

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I would like to give a shout out to Chris Dore’s new blog Heritage Business Journal - “Within the heritage consulting industry, obtaining data upon which to make sound business decisions is difficult. There is more information available, though, than most management teams are aware. However, data quality is variable, data are not always quantitative, […]

Informative Archaeology Blogs

January 24, 2012

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Here is a list of archaeology blogs that put out informative posts, similar to news articles, on different archaeology subjects. Not quite news blogs but they still put out some great information just not as frequent. (this is not to say that other blogs are not informative- just these concentrate on article like posts) If […]

Interesting Local and Regional Archaeology Blogs that You Should Check Out

January 23, 2012

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Some archaeology blogs focus on a certain country or region. Here is a list of them if you interested in the archaeology of a certain location. If you want to subscribe to an RSS feed of all of these blogs you can do so here- http://www.google.com/reader/bundle/user%2F01932906651094703905%2Fbundle%2FRegional%20and%20Local%20Archaeology%20Blogs A full list of other archaeology blogs can be […]

The Other Side of the Antiquities Trade

January 22, 2012

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As pointed out by several people my list of 17 great archaeology blogs on the antiquities trade and looting was a bit one-sided. Well after looking around I have not found any pro-collecting blogs (I guess blogging is not something they do) but there are several forums and websites you could check out to get […]

20 Awsome Digital Archaeology (and Archaeology Tech) Blogs

January 20, 2012

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Do you like modern technology? Do you like Archaeology? It you answer yes to both then I have a list of 20 kick-a$$ blogs that you should follow. To make it easier to follow them here is a RSS feed of all the blogs so you can recieve updates (google bundle)- http://www.google.co.uk/reader/bundle/user%2F01932906651094703905%2Fbundle%2FDigital%20Archaeology%20and%20Tech. For more awsome […]

13 Commercial Archaeology and CRM Blogs to Follow

January 19, 2012

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Here are some great blogs that discuss working in commercial archaeology/CRM. This topic can be tricky and some of these blogs do not actually cover just Commercial/CRM archaeology but they do give good insights into the life/conditions. This list of blogs and others can be found at my archaeology blog list. If you want to […]

17 Great Archaeology Blogs on the Antiquities Trade and Looting That YOU Should Read.

January 18, 2012

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Here is a list of 17 great blogs that you can follow on the antiquities trade and looting. They are the first category on my list of great archaeology-related blogs (more categories coming soon). This list is not meant to pigeonhole these blogs into a single category as they sometimes discuss other issues but they […]

An Archaeology Blog YOU Should Read- Things You Can’t Take Back

January 17, 2012

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This is the first post of what will be a series of posts sharing great archaeology blogs I follow and that in my opinion you should follow too.  I have been thinking about doing this for awhile but it wasn’t till I saw a shout out by Things You Can’t Take Back for another blog […]