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Quality, working conditions, education and communication concerns in European contract archaeology

A roundtable discussion organised as a part of an Industry Forum on Contract Archaeology under the auspices of the COST Action Archaeological Practices and Knowledge Work in the Digital Environment (ARKWORK) in January 2019 in Graz, Austria highlighted the large differences in contract-based archaeological work across Europe.

Genres and situational appropriation of information

Huvila, I. (2019). Genres and situational appropriation of information. Journal of Documentation, 75, 1503-1527. presented at the aug. doi:10.1108/jd-03-2019-0044

Epilogue

Huvila, I. (2018). Epilogue. In I. Huvila (Ed.), Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society (pp. 159-161). London: Routledge.

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Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

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COST-ARKWORK is a network funded by the COST scheme that brings together the multidisciplinary work of researchers of archaeological practices in the field of archaeological knowledge production and use. The aim of the network is to make a major push forward in the current state-of-the-art in knowing how archaeological knowledge is produced, how it is used and how to maximise its positive impact in the society.

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