Website Review: NADB

Full Name: National Archeological Database URL: http://www.nps.gov/history/archeology/TOOLS/Nadb.htm (or http://www.cast.uark.edu/home/research/archaeology-and-historic-preservation/archaeological-informatics/national-archaeological-database.html) Content: searchable bibliographic inventory of 350,000+ “grey literature” reports on archeological investigation and planning in the US according to information provided by esp. State Historic Preservation Offices and federal agencies; county-level-averaged maps of site distribution, citation densities, etc.; searchable database of permits planned Authorship: National Park […]

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 […]

Website Review: Perseus 4.0

Full Name: Perseus Digital Library (Perseus Hopper) URL: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/ Content: Originally a repository of Greco-Roman texts, art and archaeology but now as much other material, i.e., 19th-century American sources, issues of the Richmond Times Dispatch, Renaissance materials, even some Arabic and ancient Germanic texts; current research centers on personalization: organizing what you see to meet […]

Website Review: ADS

Full Name: The Archaeology Data Service URL: http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/ Content: An integrated metadata search facility for information about archaeological interventions, sites and monuments in the UK; project archives with data available for download; special collections where discrete data sets can be queried using online tools; library resources such as digitized pamphlets, books and journals, bibliographic databases, […]