What does the Holy Grail look like?Defining Open Data in Archaeology       and the related issuesAnthony Beck, Andrew Beva...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Galahad_grail.jp
"A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use,  reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the ...
Open Data has momentumOpen Government DataFreedom of Information(Cultural|Economic|Political) ValueOpen (Research|Science)...
Raw Data Now! (2009)http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html
Open Government – data.gov.uk
data.southampton.ac.uk
Open Science
Archaeological Data?
Open Archaeological       Data
Open Archaeological Data –     thedatahub.org
Open Archaeological DataEpisodic basisMost (if not all) from US and UKSlow “evangelisation” towards open licensesSustainab...
AgendaIndividual and institutional advocacyEthics and consensus buildingKnowledge transfer
Institutional advocacyFundingPublicationOpen data as an integral part, not an after thought           Individual advocacyH...
Open data and interoperabilityData first, inter-project consistency laterOpen licensing more important than rich semantics...
Consistency?
Open Data and archiving,           preservationUK has a distorted perspective (ADS)Countless projects in other countries d...
Chaotic, decentralised, open
Google Refine
Ethics - 1Sharing data across sovereign bordersRisks of “Colonisation 2.0”Grace periods? (EAA: 5 years)
Ethics - 2Specialisation → BalkanisationArchaeology → ArchaeologiesWhom are we trying to convince?
Ethics – 3Open data and the publicWhat does the public want?Who is the public anyway?  Wikipedia  Wiki Loves Monuments  Wi...
Ethics – 4The case against “Non commercial” licensesNo clear definitionCommercial archaeology is vital and should not be e...
Knowledge transferAvoid producing closed dataAvoid mixing of closed and open dataBest practices
What does the Holy Grail look like?Defining Open Data in Archaeology       and the related issuesAnthony Beck, Andrew Beva...
What does the Holy Grail look like? Defining open data in archaeology and the related issues
What does the Holy Grail look like? Defining open data in archaeology and the related issues
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What does the Holy Grail look like? Defining open data in archaeology and the related issues

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Galahad_grail.jp
  3. 3. "A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use,  reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement  to attribute and share-alike" http:/ opendefinition.org/ /
  4. 4. Open Data has momentumOpen Government DataFreedom of Information(Cultural|Economic|Political) ValueOpen (Research|Science)Community-driven (WP, OSM)Linked Open Data
  5. 5. Raw Data Now! (2009)http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html
  6. 6. Open Government – data.gov.uk
  7. 7. data.southampton.ac.uk
  8. 8. Open Science
  9. 9. Archaeological Data?
  10. 10. Open Archaeological Data
  11. 11. Open Archaeological Data – thedatahub.org
  12. 12. Open Archaeological DataEpisodic basisMost (if not all) from US and UKSlow “evangelisation” towards open licensesSustainability?Long-term preservation?
  13. 13. AgendaIndividual and institutional advocacyEthics and consensus buildingKnowledge transfer
  14. 14. Institutional advocacyFundingPublicationOpen data as an integral part, not an after thought Individual advocacyHigher impact ( ~ open access literature)Peer pressure (domain specific)
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. Consistency?
  17. 17. 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)
  18. 18. Chaotic, decentralised, open
  19. 19. Google Refine
  20. 20. Ethics - 1Sharing data across sovereign bordersRisks of “Colonisation 2.0”Grace periods? (EAA: 5 years)
  21. 21. Ethics - 2Specialisation → BalkanisationArchaeology → ArchaeologiesWhom are we trying to convince?
  22. 22. Ethics – 3Open data and the publicWhat does the public want?Who is the public anyway? Wikipedia Wiki Loves Monuments Wikipedian in ResidenceWhat should not be public?
  23. 23. Ethics – 4The case against “Non commercial” licensesNo clear definitionCommercial archaeology is vital and should not be excluded
  24. 24. Knowledge transferAvoid producing closed dataAvoid mixing of closed and open dataBest practices
  25. 25. What does the Holy Grail look like?Defining Open Data in Archaeology and the related issuesAnthony Beck, Andrew Bevan, Stefano Costa ⁂ http://archaeology.okfn.org/

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