Open Access Session at EAA 2014 Istanbul

Open Access session at EAA2014, Istanbul, 13/09/2014
(image: G. Geser, Salzburg Research)

20th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists

Istanbul, Turkey
13 September 2014.

Session organised and chaired by Frank Siegmund (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf), Julian D. Richards (Archaeology Data Service) and Guntram Geser (Salzburg Research).

A full  report of the session can be downloaded here (PDF 2MB) .


The programme and the abstracts for each paper (PDF) can be downloaded here.


Part I: Open Access Journals, Chair: Frank Siegmund

Introduction to the Session: Open Access and Open Data as Steps towards an Open Archaeology

Frank Siegmund

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Publishing Open Access isn’t the End of the Story 

Rachel Young
Maney Publishing, UK

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Old and New Adventures in Open Access

Doug Rocks-Macqueen

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Are We There Yet? The Open Access Journal “eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies”

Gisela Eberhardt and Nadine Riedl
eTopoi, Germany

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“Archäologische Informationen” and Open Journal Systems. Chances and Possibilities of an Open Access Journal

Alexandra Büttner
Heidelberg University Library, Germany

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Part II: Open access to the documentation of finds, sites and excavations, Chair: Guntram Geser

Open Access in Italy: An Overview and a Proposal

Valeria Boi, Anna Maria Marras and Cettina Santagati
University of Catania, Italy

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The Geographic Archaeological Information System of Rome between Intellectual Property Rights and Privacy Protection Law

M.Stacca, M.Serlorenzi, V.Bo,I.Jovine,
Sita, Italy

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Looking into the Consumption of Archaeological Open Data: The Case of the Portable Antiquities Scheme

Chiara Bonacchi


We’re All Prosumers Now? Sociality and Open Access Archaeology

Sarah Colley, Honorary Research Fellow University of Leicester, UK

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Archaeological Training in an Open Access World: Lessons from the REWARD Project (Researchers using Existing Workflows to Archive Research Data)

Anastasia Sakellariadi and Brian Hole
(UCL Institute of Archaeology & Ubiquity Press), UK

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Open Access of Research Data – The Present and Future Situation in Germany

Felix SchäferIANUS Germany

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Part III: Open data publication in archaeology, Chair: Julian D. Richards

Open Data Publication – Requirements, Good practices, and Benefits

Guntram Geser
Salzburg Research, Austria

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Opportunities and Challenges with Open Access and Open Data in the UK

Julian Richards
Archaeology Data Service (ADS), UK

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Think Big about Data: Archaeology and the Big Data Challenge

Gabriele Gattiglia
University of Pisa – MAPPA Lab, Italy

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Barriers and Opportunities for Linked Open Data Use in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Keith May
English Heritage, UK

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Frank Lynam
Trinity College Dublin, Eire

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