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EAA Round Table, Vilnius, Lithuania
30th August– 4th September
ARIADNE is hosting a round table which follows on from sessions at EAA 2014 and 2015 on the “Barriers and opportunities: Open Access and Open Data in Archaeology” on the 1st September. The session focuses on the impact of opening up archaeology data for the research community. The papers cover interoperability and data integration across a range of subjects including grey literature, linked open data, repositories and archives.

CARARE is also hosting a round table at EAA “Towards digital infrastructures for open, participatory, public archaeology”. EAA programme:
CHNT-2016, Vienna, Austria
16th -18th November
The theme of this year’s conference is Urban Archaeology and Data.
ARIADNE is hosting a Session on Preservation and Re-Use of Digital “Archaeological Research Data with Open Archival Information Systems” and this will be followed by a Round Table discussion on this topic.
Conference website:

See the Events page for further archaeological conferences, workshops and seminars.


Hungarian Archaeology Online

As of the 28 May 2016, the Hungarian National Museum's Archaeology database has been available online for researchers, field  archaeologists, museum curators and members of the public.
More information:


IJDL Special Issue related to ARIADNE
A special issue on Networked Knowledge Organization Systems has just been published in Springer’s International Journal on Digital Libraries 17(1) with three papers directly reporting on ARIADNE related work and another paper discussing PeriodO. This issue of the IJDL is available online at:
ARIADNE summer school: Legacy datasets and the digital curation of archaeological knowledge
The Digital Curation Unit of the Athena Research Centre hosted an ARIADNE summer school in Athens from 12-17 June on the topic of curating archaeological knowledge and making it accessible to archaeologists and scholars through registries and repository services.

Full report at:

Ariadne is funded by the European Commission’s
7th Framework Programme

Newsletter Issue 8

ARIADNE Portal launched at CAA, Oslo

The ARIADNE Portal was launched to the archaeology community at CAA in Oslo and went live to the public in early June. You can test the portal at:
Throughout this period we are continuing to load datasets from our partners and so it is worth visiting regularly to see the new datasets and other improvements. The Portal provides the main point of access for searching and browsing datasets and new services for processing and publishing archaeological datasets online. It consists of a catalogue and services. 
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Final Conference announced:
15th-16th December in Florence, Italy

The ARIADNE Infrastructure final conference will take place on Thursday 15th and Friday the 16th December in Florence, Italy. The programme will cover the wider picture of research infrastructures and the European Open Science Cloud in the context of ARIADNE on the first morning. The afternoon session is entitled “Making archaeological data sets F-A-I-R” and focuses on the activities that make data sets Findable, Accessible, Inter-operable and Reusable. These activities include the Portal, Transnational Access training and the technical aspects of ARIADNE. The Friday morning looks at the impact of the project and partners will present their success stories. The conference concludes with a presentation of the ARIADNE Roadmap before breaking for lunch. The Steering Committee and General Assembly will be held in the afternoon.

The PARTHENOS Research Infrastructure which addresses cross-discipline research for the humanities is holding a
workshop on the afternoon of Wednesday 14th December in conjunction with ARIADNE in Florence. Further details will be available in September.

TNA Training demonstrates the wide applicability of CIDOC-CRM

The OREA team at PIN with tutor Achille Felicetti

During 2016 PIN has been offering TNA to visiting researchers as individuals and also as teams. Each researcher and research team has brought a project and/or dataset with them to map to the CIDOC-CRM (and other related extensions). The variety in these projects demonstrates both the flexibility of the CRM and the increase in its use.
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