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View Resource GIS Guide to Good Practice

The UK's Arts and Humanities Data Service, a project of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), has recently made available the GIS Guide to Good Practice, the first of a series of Guides to Good Practice. These Guides are intended to "provid[e] the humanities research and teaching communities with practical instruction in applying recognized standards and good practice to the creation and...

http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/project/goodguides/gis/
View Resource North American Database of Archaeological Geophysics

Under a grant from the National Park Service's National Center for Preservation Technology, the North American Database of Archaeological Geophysics (NADAG) is developed and maintained by the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) and members of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas. The Web site primarily targets the general archaeology community, offering a wide...

https://wayback.archive-it.org/6471/20150826052635/http://ca...
View Resource Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project

The Forma Urbis Romae, also known as the Severan Marble Plan, is a giant marble map of ancient Rome measuring 60 feet wide by 45 feet high, dating to the reign of Septimius Severus (circa 200 AD). Unfortunately, the map has been broken into 1,186 fragmented pieces, and not all of the pieces still exist. Presently, engineers from the Department of Computer Science and archaeologists from the...

http://formaurbis.stanford.edu/index.html
View Resource The National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center

The Southeast Archeological Center is a division of the National Park Service specializing in archeological research within the southeastern United States and the Virgin Islands. Information on the site includes recent and past reports on the diverse fieldwork conducted by the Center, including some of their most well-known work around Native American settlements and Civil War battlefield sites....

https://www.nps.gov/seac/index.htm
View Resource Jurassic Park Institute: Dino Lab

Created as a "science-based and educationally focused program," the Jurassic Park Institute (JPI) aims to provide "kids, families, educators and scientists with the ultimate resource for dinosaur learning and fun." As would be expected from a project of Universal Studios, the JPI Dino Lab Web site is packed with cool computer animation and other multimedia features. Visitors to this site become...

http://www.searchesinteractive.com/?dn=jpinstitute.com&pid=9...
View Resource Wisconsin State Historical Society

Founded in 1846 and chartered in 1853, the Wisconsin State Historical Society is the oldest American historical society to receive continuous public funding. Their well-designed Web site also provides a host of searchable archives that will help users find a vast array of materials contained with their collections. The first place that visitors may want to look at is the Archives Online Catalog...

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/
View Resource BBC: Archaeology

It's a fairly difficult endeavor to reconstruct an Iron Age roundhouse, what with all of the archaeology training required and such. Persons with such interests who lack the necessary training need worry no longer, as the BBC has created a rather fine site that lets users take in many facets of archaeology, including the aforementioned roundhouse. The site also includes overviews of various fields...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/archaeology/