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The Day of Archaeology: blogging and online archaeological communities

Richardson, LJ; (2014) The Day of Archaeology: blogging and online archaeological communities. European Journal of Post-Classical Archaeologies , 4 (2014) 421 - 446. Green open access

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Abstract

This article is a case study of the Day of Archaeology project, which discusses the benefits and disadvantages of creating an online public engagement project for public archaeology. It evaluates the effectiveness of the Day of Archaeology for the creation of an online archaeological community as a resource for archaeological education and public outreach, and identifies areas of best practice for the creation and management of digital public archaeology projects. Si presenta il caso studio del progetto “Day of Archaeology”, discutendo vantaggi e svantaggi della creazione di un progetto online per il coinvolgimento del pubblico. Si valuta l’efficacia del “Day of Archaeology” per la creazione di una community di archeologi online a fini educativi e di valorizzazione e si identificano i punti chiave per la creazione e la gestione dei progetti digitali di archeologia.

Type: Article
Title: The Day of Archaeology: blogging and online archaeological communities
Location: Italy
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.postclassical.it/vol.4.html
Language: English
Additional information: This article is available by permission of the Publisher
Keywords: Public archaeology, online community, digital technology, social media, social capital, archeologia pubblica, online community, tecnologia digitale, social media, capitale sociale
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Institute of Archaeology
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1431013
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