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Around the Archaeology Blog-o-sphere Digest #10

November 23, 2014

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I have missed the last few weeks of this round-up but now I am back. Here is my weekly list of blog posts from Archaeology blogs/ blogs that focus on Archaeology. Purpose I am highlighting some of the other archeo-blogs out there by collecting all their posts from the previous week . Hopefully, you find some […]

Is It Open Access If No One Can Find It? The loss of 100,000+ Archaeology & History Articles

November 7, 2013

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Here is a question for you, if I put something up on the internet for free but no one can find it have I actually done anything? A little background story to how I came to this question. Over the last couple of weeks I have been running some analysis for the Society of Antiquaries […]

Devastation in 2 Pictures

May 5, 2013

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This is not a long post, just a link and this sentence- “The two images below show the same archaeological site, the ancient city of Apamea, in Syria, firstly as captured by Google Earth on 20th July 2011, and then on 4th April 2012.”

The State of Archaeology and TV

January 8, 2013

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Archaeologist for Hire posted a really great review of the current state of TV and Archaeology last week, if you have a chance check it out.  Some highlights: It is a universal truth that the state of historically-themed nonfiction television shows is truly abysmal. Perhaps at an all-time low? Depending on the day I’d probably […]

digipubarch Conference Video- Not All Archaeology is Equal

November 13, 2012

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Another great second day presentation about the barriers to digital engagement: Abstract: Not All Archaeology is Equal Barriers to Participation in Archaeology Online Within Public Archaeology in the UK, there has been a critical cultural shift towards awareness of the benefit of public engagement through the Internet. Recent developments have seen these media used for contributions […]

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 […]

New Publication- Breaking New Ground: how archaeology works

April 18, 2012

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full disclosure- Kenneth Aitchison is a friend and will be employing me for the profiling the profession project that we will be undertaking soon. That aside I would recommend his new book “Breaking New Ground: how archaeology works“. This book, available on Kindle, is a contemporary history of the last twenty years of professional archaeological […]