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Communications Strategy for Promoting Synergy between the Academy and the CRM Industry (2019)
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Syntheses of archaeological data have the potential to expand knowledge of the past and to advance public policy. For syntheses to be successful, they must include CRM data and must involve collaboration of CRM and academic archaeologists. By promoting data access and synthetic research, ACRA will effectively promote synergy between the academy and the CRM industry. Representing the industry, ACRA will encourage federal agencies at all levels to fulfill their legal responsibilities to make...


Digital Data Curation and Access: Why You and Your Organization Should be Actively Involved -- An ACRA White Paper (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Duane E. Peter. Francis McManamon. Keith Kintigh. Leigh Anne Ellison.

Most are aware that the curation of archaeological and historical data and associated records has been a challenge for quite some time. Adequate curation of objects and associated records has received significant attention in the past two decades; however, professional archaeologists within academia, the Cultural Resources Management (CRM) industry, and federal and state agencies are keenly aware that we need to do more, if we are to successfully preserve our heritage, advance evidence-based...


Digital Data Management Plan Workflow (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rachel Fernandez.

This handout, "IAfF Digital Data Management Plan Workflow," is a part of the Improving African Futures Using Lessons from the Past (IAfF) Digital Resource Guides. This guide leads you through prompted sections to create a preliminary digital data management plan that can be used for any project that produces digital data.


Grounded in the Past, Looking Forward: Reflections on Archaeological Practice in the New Millennium (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Stahl.

The plenary theme asks us to reflect on the question “what pasts for Africa?” This is a very big question, with many possible responses. The ones that I sketch are shaped by my position as a graying, North American-based scholar, where archaeology is practiced as a subfield of anthropology and a discipline among the social sciences. This location has substantially shaped my approach to our field, in terms of the questions that intrigue me, the combination of ‘science’ and ‘art’ through which my...