Managing Archaeology Data and Documentation
When: Monday 7th March 2011, 10am-3pm (incl. lunch)
Where: Turnbull Hall, Southpark Avenue, University of Glasgow - http://tiny.cc/turnbullhall
Cost: Free (yes, including lunch!)
Who's it for: Archaeologists, postgraduate students, researchers,staff and people who manage data
On Monday 7th March, we will bring together archaeology researchers, postgraduate students and curators to share ideas about how to manage archaeology data.
- In the morning session, a panel of researchers and curators from across the UK will give inspirational case studies about how they have tackled data management challenges.
- In the afternoon, experts from the University of Glasgow will provide guidance on managing archaeology data and raise awareness of available support and services.
10:00 Coffee and registration
10:30 Welcome, William Kilbride, Digital Preservation Coalition
10:35 Project, institution and disciplinary data management: case studies from the JISC IDMB and AHRC Portus projects, Graeme Earl, University of Southampton
11:00 Developing a digital archive at RCAHMS, Sharon McMeekin, RCAHMS
11:25 Managing large and complex data sets: the challenges of archiving and online delivery, Catherine Hardman, Archaeology Data Service
11:50 Panel discussion
13:30 Experiences managing archaeology data, Jeremy Huggett, Head of Archaeology
13:50 Support offered by RDOs and developers, Stephen Woodruff, HATII
14:10 SharePoint and other services from IT, Diane Montgomery & Drew McConnell, IT Services
14:30 Not just for field work: how the Grid can help Archaeological research, Mark Mitchell, ScotGrid
14:50 Questions and closing remarks
This seminar is supported by the JISC Incremental project at the University of Glasgow, which aims to help researchers across all disciplines manage their research data.
Archaeologists, postgraduate students, researchers, staff and data managers all welcome!
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