Challenges of Digging Data paper

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 27, 2013

“Written by Ixchel Faniel, OCLC Research; Eric Kansa, University of California Berkeley, School of Information; Sarah Whitcher Kansa, The Alexandria Archive Institute; Julianna Barrera-Gomez, OCLC Research; and Elizabeth Yakel, University of Michigan, School of Information, “The Challenges of Digging Data: A Study of Context in Archaeological Data Reuse” appears in JCDL 2013 Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries.

Key highlights from the paper include:

  • Archaeologists’ data collection procedures are highly sought to account for activity that occurs during field research
  • Archaeologists reusing data are interested in the entire data lifecycle—from data collection preparation to repository

An abstract of the paper is available here and a pre-print [pdf] is available on the OCLC Research website.”

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