The full programme for the Open Access session being held at EAA 2014 Istanbul on Saturday 13th September (11:00-18:20) has been published.

Barriers and opportunities: Open Access and Open Data in Archaeology is organized by Frank Siegmund, Guntram Geser and Julian D. Richards in TKB Second Floor, Room 3404. The session consists of three parts: i. Open access journals, ii. Open access to the documentation of finds, sites and excavations, and iii. Open data publication in archaeology.

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


Part I: Open Access Journals, Chair: Frank Siegmund
11:00-11:20 Frank Siegmund Introduction to the Session: Open Access and Open Data as Steps towards an Open Archaeology
11:20-11:40 Rachel Young Publishing Open Access isn’t the End of the Story
11:40-12:00 Doug Rocks-Macqueen Old and New Adventures in Open Access
12:00-12:20 Gisela Eberhardt Are We There Yet? The Open Access Journal “eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies”
12:20-12:40 Alexandra Büttner “Archäologische Informationen” and Open Journal Systems. Chances and Possibilities of an Open Access Journal
12:40-14:00   Lunch Break

Part II: Open access to the documentation of finds, sites and excavations, Chair: Guntram Geser
14:00-14:20 Valeria Boi Open Access in Italy: An Overview and a Proposal
14:20-14:40 Milena Stacca The Geographic Archaeological Information System of Rome between Intellectual Property Rights and Privacy Protection Law
14:40-15:00 Chiara Bonacchi Looking into the Consumption of Archaeological Open Data: The Case of the Portable Antiquities Scheme
15:00-15:20 Sarah Colley We’re All Prosumers Now? Sociality and Open Access Archaeology
15:20-15:40 Anastasia Sakellariadi Archaeological Training in an Open Access World: Lessons from the REWARD Project (Researchers using Existing Workflows to Archive Research Data)
15:40-16:00 Felix Schäfer Open Access of Research Data – The Present and Future Situation in Germany
16:00-16:20   Coffee Break

Part III: Open data publication in archaeology, Chair: Julian D. Richards
16:20-16:40 Guntram Geser Open Data Publication – Requirements, Good practices, and Benefits
16:40-17:00 Julian D. Richards Opportunities and Challenges with Open Access and Open Data in the UK
17:00-17:20 Gabriele Gattiglia Think Big about Data: Archaeology and the Big Data Challenge
17:20-17:40 Keith May Barriers and Opportunities for Linked Open Data Use in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
17:40-18:00 Frank Lynam Accessing the Benefits of Open Data Practice within Archaeology
18:00-18:20 Discussion