Research on Archaeological information in the digital society (ARKDIS)

Submitted by Isto Huvila on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 06:00

 Digitisation of archaeological information and cultural heritage assets has been one of the cornerstones of the digital society debate. However, at the same time when nations have made considerable investments in the digitalisation of archaeological heritage, we know very little about its implications to the usability of archaeological information for different stakeholder groups from citizens to researchers, museum professionals, landowners and property developers. We know a lot about technical challenges, but very little on how information practices influence the usability of information.

The project is financed by the Swedish Research Council Grant (340-2012-5751) in 2013-2016/7.

Read more about the project at http://www.abm.uu.se/research/Ongoing+Research+Projects/ARKDIS/ and at ARKDIS blog at http://arkdis-project.blogspot.com