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Introducing the DAACS Research Consortium

Author(s): Jillian Galle ; Fraser Neiman

Year: 2015

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The DAACS Research Consortium is a novel and ambitious experiment in the use of web technologies to increase the quality and comparability of archaeological data, to promote collaboration and data sharing among diverse archaeologists, to encourage and comparative analysis and synthesis, and ultimately to advance our understanding  of early modern slave societies using archaeological data. In this paper we sketch the specific strategies that DRC collaborators are developing to achieve these goals and offer a critical assessment of our progress to date.


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Introducing the DAACS Research Consortium. Jillian Galle, Fraser Neiman. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 433729)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America