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CoDA at the 2013 Society for American Archaeology’s Annual Meeting

The SAA – Society for American Archaeology, one of the largest organizations dedicated to the research, interpretation and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas and beyond, held its annual meeting on April, 3rd-7th 2013, in the beautiful landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii. CoDA was there with a booth in the exhibitor room and with The post CoDA at the 2013 Society for American Archaeology’s Annual Meeting appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Between the Caves

The project “Between the Caves” started in 1993 when Meg Conkey began a regional survey in the foothills of the French Pyrenees looking for Paleolithic materials. Up through the mid 2000′s Meg and her team surveyed plowed fields and vineyards in that region and conducted some test excavations. Meg’s challenge today is to access the abundant and The post Between the Caves appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Codifi: the information you care about is just there

We have been very busy making projects happen and sending our colleagues out in the field with efficient, streamlined Codifi databases (some have just left for the Jezreel Valley in Israel!), and it is now time to share some details and updates about Codifi. For this purpose we launched a new Codifi section in our The post Codifi: the information you care about is just there appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

IFRAO 2013 Workshop Questionnaire: From Digitization to Preservation: Digital Collections, Needs and Challenges

The XVII International Congress of IFRAO is less than a week away. We hope you are attending! If not, check our twitter, facebook and blog for updates throughout the congress. CoDA will be leading a two-part workshop. If you are participating at IFRAO, we’d love your feedback so we can make the most of the limited The post IFRAO 2013 Workshop Questionnaire: From Digitization to Preservation: Digital Collections, Needs and Challenges appeared first on Codifi Blog. […]

CoDA | Mukurtu CMS Seminar at DHSI

CoDA and Mukurtu are thrilled to contribute in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria, Canada, with a full immersion 5 days seminar on Cultural Codes and Protocols for Indigenous Digital Heritage Management. DHSI is a week of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, where participants share ideas and methods, and develop The post CoDA | Mukurtu CMS Seminar at DHSI appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Day 1 @ IFRAO 2013

Good morning, Albuquerque! Tyler Wilson is representing CoDA at IFRAO 2013, and will be posting images and updates throughout the congress. The international congress is jam packed with hundreds of attendees. Congratulations to the local ARARA crew for making this all happen! We will be posting regular updates to codifi.info/events/ifrao-2013 so check back often. We’re adding images to The post Day 1 @ IFRAO 2013 appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Mukurtu at International Conference on Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums

ATALM is a national non-profit organization that maintains a network of support for indigenous programs, provides culturally relevant programming and services, encourages collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and articulates contemporary issues related to developing and sustaining the cultural sovereignty of Native Nations. With these goals the association organizes conferences, workshops, and institutes. Again The post Mukurtu at International Conference on Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Recuperating Zip files… Image Media Workflow

Meg Conkey’s Between the Caves Project with CoDA has faced the team with an extensive, daunting, yet fastidiously kept array of media backlogged to the early 1990’s. Her collection features media ranging from unerased chalkboards, to fieldnotes, forms, slides, floppy zips, PCDs, and powerpoint presentations. All media was impressively catalogued and organized, waiting to be The post Recuperating Zip files… Image Media Workflow appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Notes from forum/workshop “From Digitization to Preservation: Digital Collections, Needs and Challenges”

On May 31, 2013 CoDA led the event co-sponsored by the American Rock Art Research Association (ARARA) during the XVII International Congress of IFRAO. It was a two part forum/workshop that emphasized key issues and challenges in the life cycle of digital collections from digitization and digital capture to preservation and access. The forums engaged the The post Notes from forum/workshop “From Digitization to Preservation: Digital Collections, Needs and Challenges” appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Aboriginal Day 2013, Musqueam Mapping Project

Greetings from Vancouver! CoDA’s Michael Ashley is absolutely thrilled to be a guest of Musqueam Indian Band in Vancouver for the annual Aboriginal Day 2013. “I’m super happy to be here because it’s such a great chance to get face to face feedback and thoughts directly from those we serve.” -Michael Read more to learn more The post Aboriginal Day 2013, Musqueam Mapping Project appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Michael Jennings | Database Engineer Volunteer

  “The trowel is still the most important tool for figuring out how different elements relate to one another – but having CoDA in the field gives a framework for organizing observations and easily sharing them with other researchers around the world.” michaelj@codifi.info   Michael is a graduate student in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations The post Michael Jennings | Database Engineer Volunteer appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Kelley Shanahan | Media Specialist

“I enjoy working in the CoDA community because the Center for Digital Archaeology connects me with people worldwide and allows me to give them tools to organize, reclaim, and preserve their cultural heritage.” kelley@codifi.org At a young age, Kelley Shanahan loved art, science, and learning about other cultures. Kelley was inspired by her grandmothers passion The post Kelley Shanahan | Media Specialist appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

Center for Digital Archaeology [CoDA] Open House Fall 2013

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We’ve been working on some exciting projects at CoDA and are pleased to invite you to our open house! WHAT: CoDA – Center for Digital Archaeology is a non-profit company affiliated with the Anthropology Department at UC Berkeley. We are now in our second successful year of digital archaeology and data The post Center for Digital Archaeology [CoDA] Open House Fall 2013 appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

From Hidden into Light: The MIRA Canning Stock Route Archive launches

CoDA is proud to announce the launch in Perth, Australia of a united, tri-continental effort: MIRA Canning Stock Route Project Archive As its name suggests in Martu Wangka, Mira literally ‘brings the hidden into the light’ by creating public access to a remarkable collection of oral histories, images, videos and cultural content. Released as an The post From Hidden into Light: The MIRA Canning Stock Route Archive launches appeared first on Codifi Blog. (0)

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