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Celebrating a Year of Open Data

2013 has been a really big year for open data. In February, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced a new mandate for open access to peer-reviewed outcomes of federally-funded research, including publications and data. The various agencies have been exploring how they will enact this new policy, and have welcomed input from the public. Beyond these developments on the federal level, many institutions have shifted gears to promote the free exchange of data.

Florida and Georgia Site Files Launch DINAA Project

The continent of North American has a long and rich history of human occupation spanning more than 13,000 years. The Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA) is a multi-institutional project to help make the history of settlement in the Americas accessible to everyone. The two-year project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation, began in September 2012.

By: Doug

Hi Henry Don’t feel bad, your were played by the best of them. Actually, that is a lie at best I am average. Ah who am I kidding I am like in the bottom 5%. You should feel bad.

By: Kelly M

A fellow rebel. Good on you, Henry! I knew Doug was up to no good. Procrastination seems to be a very common theme amongst us archaeo-bloggers. Perhaps there wouldn’t be anyone blogging if we all did what we’re supposed to do.