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Open Access Archaeology Digest #537

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Todays Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles: An Attempt to Decipher and Explain the Inscriptions on the Newton Stone.http://bit.ly/ZayEHD Misure di resistività mediante OhmMapper finalizzate allo studio del sito di Torraccia di Chiusi http://bit.ly/O6LeVW On some peculiar Cupped Stones found in the parish of Colmonell, Ayrshire.http://bit.ly/10AcFr4 History v. Archaeology: the City of London on the eve of the Great Fire of 1666, a case studyhttp://bit.ly/11lPDrv Some Observations regarding the Use of Armorial Bearings by […]

DC-2014 early registration *DEADLINE EXTENSION* to September 20th

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Dear colleagues, The deadline for registration for DC-2014 has been EXTENDED to 20 September 2014. All you have to do to get the Early Registration price is go to our registration page on the Conference website listed below and follow the simple instructions. If you work in metadata, you won’t want to miss DC-2014. *********************************************************************** REGISTRATION: http://ow.ly/B65by CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://ow.ly/B65OM CONFERENCE DATES: 8-11 October 2014 CONFERENCE VENUE:     AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center,    University of Texas at […]

Early Registration discount for TEI 2014 conference extended to September 19

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We extended the deadline for early registration to September 19 so that it will coincide with the end of the hotel discount at the Hilton Orrington.  Do take advantage of it and remember that the hotel’s deadline is a very immoveable feast. Register for the conference by going to https://www.conftool.net/tei2014. Hotel information is found at http://tei.northwestern.edu/local-info/, but  for convenience sake I copy the main points below: The TEI and DHCS conferences will be held at theHilton  Orrington […]

Early Registration discount for TEI 2014 conference extended to September 19

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We extended the deadline for early registration to September 19 so that it will coincide with the end of the hotel discount at the Hilton Orrington.  Do take advantage of it and remember that the hotel’s deadline is a very immoveable feast. Register for the conference by going to https://www.conftool.net/tei2014. Hotel information is found at http://tei.northwestern.edu/local-info/, but  for convenience sake I copy the main points below: The TEI and DHCS conferences will be held at theHilton  Orrington […]

The Indiana Magazine of History now in Open Journal Systems

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Dear Colleagues, Published continuously since 1905, the Indiana Magazine of History (IMH,http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/imh) is one of the nation’s oldest historical journals. Since 1913, the IMH has been edited and published quarterly at Indiana University, Bloomington. The IMH online provides free online access to all but the most recent two years of the journals with release of new content scheduled annually in March. For access to the journal’s most recent issues, you may subscribe directly to the […]

The Indiana Magazine of History now in Open Journal Systems

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Dear Colleagues, Published continuously since 1905, the Indiana Magazine of History (IMH,http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/imh) is one of the nation’s oldest historical journals. Since 1913, the IMH has been edited and published quarterly at Indiana University, Bloomington. The IMH online provides free online access to all but the most recent two years of the journals with release of new content scheduled annually in March. For access to the journal’s most recent issues, you may subscribe directly to the […]

Computational Archaeology News – August

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It’s been  while since one of my news posts, so here are some exciting articles with news about the field. New Survey Reveals More Mysteries At Stonehenge:  Ground penetrating radar and 3D laser scanning used to survey Stonehenge leading to the discovery of 15 potential henges, pits and barrows. Satellites spot lost Guatemala Mayan temples: Archaeologists and NASA scientists (:D) teamed up and foud lost Mayan temples in Guatemalan jungle. Two Ancient Maya Cities Unearthed In Mexican Jungle: Two […]

TEI Simple

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Northwestern University is pleased to announce a matching grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the development of Tei Simple, which seeks to lower the entry barriers to working with TEI documents by combining a new highly constrained  and prescriptive subset of the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines with a  a “cradle to grave” processing model that associates the TEI Simple schema with explicit and standardized options for displaying and querying texts. A major driver for this […]

Corinth Excavation News: New Maps and Spatial Data

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New Maps and Spatial Data A new resource for sharing maps and spatial data is now available through this web page of the Corinth Excavations.  While the area of emphasis is the Corinthia, coverage for much of the data extends to the whole of Greece.  A variety of nine color and black and white, high resolution TIFF images are offered for download.  These are intended to be finished by marking and labeling with an image […]

Archaeovision Estonia

Over two weeks ago we registered Archaeovision Ltd in Estonia. This Estonian company brings together new people who will help us to provide even better services and it increases our overall experience in the Archaeovison team. Currently the Estonian team are moving into an office in Tallinn where they can work together to bring in new business and develop our client base. Let’s meet new people (in alphabetical order): Andres Uueni Andres has worked for over eleven […]

Archaeovision Estonia

Over two weeks ago we registered Archaeovision Ltd in Estonia. This Estonian company brings together new people who will help us to provide even better services and it increases our overall experience in the Archaeovison team. Currently the Estonian team are moving into an office in Tallinn where they can work together to bring in new business and develop our client base. Let’s meet new people (in alphabetical order): Andres Uueni Andres has worked for over eleven […]

Wordless Wednesday: Superhumanity

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#SensoryEnhancement #Eidos Follow the link in the photo caption to find out more. You can find more glimpses of the future (and links to associated articles) on CFM’s Pinterest Boards.  (0)

3 ways to use artifacts in the social studies classroom (and build literacy skills)

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It’s day one of our Social Studies PLC and I am pumped. It’s always a great time and I’m always learning something new. The core members of the group are from the Century of Progress Teaching American History grant project but in the last year, we’ve added a ton of new people. New people equals new ideas. New strategies and resources. So . . . yeah, it’s gonna be fun. We’ve settled into the habit […]

More on 15 new structures found around Stonehenge

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A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital mapping project that will transform our knowledge of this iconic landscape — including remarkable new findings on the world’s largest ‘super henge’, Durrington Walls. A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around  Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

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