Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration
by E. C. Kansa, S. W. Kansa, E. Watrall
Publisher: eScholarship.org 2011
Number of pages: 298
This volume is organized around four key topics that illuminate how the revolution in communications technology reverberates across the discipline: approaches to information retrieval and information access; practical and theoretical concerns inherent in design choices for archaeology’s computing infrastructure; collaboration through the development of new technologies that connect fieldbased researchers and specialists within an international archaeological community; and scholarly communications issues, with an emphasis on concerns over sustainability and preservation imperatives.
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