CNI Fall Meeting (Dec. 14-15)

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) holds its Fall 2009 Membership Meeting this coming December 14-15, in Washington, DC. As usual, the papers presented are worth checking out and will be available eventually online in some form. J. Shulman et al.’s “ARTstor Shared Shelf Initiative” looks promising: “The project intends to make it practical for […]

Grab a Bucket! It’s Raining Data!

Do you prefer audio? or text? or pictures? No problem, the presentation I’d like to draw attention to has all three. Dorothea Salo (librarian, University of Wisconsin, Madison) spoke at the Canadian Access Conference in Sep. 30-Oct. 3, 2009, in Charlottetown, PEI, a.k.a. Access 2009. Her talk “Grab a Bucket! It’s Raining Data!” touches upon many […]

Website Review: Çatalhöyük

Full Name: Çatalhöyük Databases On-Line URL: http://www.catalhoyuk.com/database/catal/ Content: collection of databases containing comprehensive field notes, data, artifacts, etc. from the ongoing excavations (1993-present) Authorship: Çatalhöyük Research Project, director Ian Hodder (Stanford University) Host/Maintenance: University of Cambridge, UK; University of Cambridge (UK) and Museum of London (UK); continuously updated Permanence/Archiving: no information (there is a mention […]

User Experience Workshop, Jan 23-24, 2009

Our project launches with a 2-day workshop entitled Exploring User Needs around Digital Heritage, which will take place January 23-24, 2009 at the School of Information at UC Berkeley. The workshop is aimed at developing specific strategies and methods to enhance access to and usability of primary archaeological research content. It brings together 12 Community […]