Taking a look back at tDAR in 2013

2014 looks like it’s going to be a great year, we’re already hard at work preparing tDAR for new software features, and working with clients to upload documents, data sets and images into tDAR.  tDAR grew quite a bit in 2013, we had two major software updates (in situ, and jar) including: a new face for tDAR, we added the ability to upload geospatial data into tDAR, and added new features such as enhancing the creator pages in tDAR to include related keywords and collaborators among many others.

Almost 10,000 new items were added to tDAR in 2013 including GIS data from Tikal, a large collection of images of Mimbres Ceramics, and reports from the Permian Basin, the Anasazi Origins Project, Colonial MobileDyess Air Force Base, and CRM Reports from Brockington & AssociatesHartgen Archaeological Associates, and PaleoResearch Institute

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The repository now archives almost 600 GB  of content, nearly triple the size of the archive in 2012.
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Usage Statistics

While we do not maintain detailed statistics on users or use to protect user and contributor privacy, we can share some interesting aggregate data.   Below are the most frequently viewed and downloaded resources.

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