Open Context is participating in a 4-year cyberinfrastructure initiative that has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF has awarded the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and partner institutions $4 million to develop an innovative cyberinfrastructure that will integrate scientific samples into a digital data ecosystem: iSamples, the “Internet of Samples.” Lamont geoinformatics specialist Kerstin […]
(Cross-posted from The Alexandria Archive Institute) Thanks to support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, we are now accepting applications for two new full-time postdoctoral positions to help develop our new Data Literacy Program. Please visit the job postings here and share this announcement widely.
San Francisco, CA, 17 June 2020 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded The Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI) a grant to support the launch of a program in data literacy and to develop institutional ties to sustain open data publishing and curation services in archaeology. The Mellon Foundation’s grant of $610,000 will be matched by […]
In 2018, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the AAI / Open Context an Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant. Much of our focus during the first year of the multi-year grant has been on the question of sustainability for a resource like Open Context. What does sustainability look like for an open access data […]
The Alexandria Archive Institute, the nonprofit organization behind Open Context, is very pleased to announce that Dr. Federico Buccellati will join us in 2017 as a Research Fellow, thanks to the generous support of his project by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Federico is the principal investigator […]
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Archaeology program awarded funds to expand the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA), under the direction of David G. Anderson (University of Tennessee, Knoxville; NSF #1623621) and Joshua Wells (Indiana University South Bend; NSF #1623644). This new funding builds upon prior NSF support in 2012 and complements another 2016 […]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the AAI a National Leadership Grant for a project that will expand the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA). Under the direction of Eric Kansa, Program Director for Open Context, the AAI joins many partners collaborating on the development of DINAA, a project originally launched […]