What does the Holy Grail look like?Defining Open Data in Archaeology and the related issuesAnthony Beck, Andrew Bevan, Stefano Costa ⁂Working Group on Open Data in Archaeology Open Knowledge Foundation
Open Archaeological DataEpisodic basisMost (if not all) from US and UKSlow “evangelisation” towards open licensesSustainability?Long-term preservation?
AgendaIndividual and institutional advocacyEthics and consensus buildingKnowledge transfer
Institutional advocacyFundingPublicationOpen data as an integral part, not an after thought Individual advocacyHigher impact ( ~ open access literature)Peer pressure (domain specific)
Open data and interoperabilityData first, inter-project consistency laterOpen licensing more important than rich semantics?Lets keep computer scientists busy!One star is a star(t) ★☆☆☆☆ ★ Available on the web (whatever format) but with an open licence, to be Open Data
Open Data and archiving, preservationUK has a distorted perspective (ADS)Countless projects in other countries do not achieve even minimal standards of archiving and preservationOpen data should be done independentlyOpen data may be a way of preservation by dissemination (Archive.org, Google)