WHY METADATA MATTERS IN ARCHAEOLOGY

Alicia Wise and Paul Miller

Table of Contents

  1. So what is metadata?
  2. What does metadata allow you to do?
  3. Metadata and digital information
  4. Who needs metadata?
  5. What are archaeological data?
  6. What is the biggest problem with archaeological data?
  7. What problems do we have describing archaeological data?
  8. Metadata of use to archaeologists
  9. Archaeological metadata example
  10. Things to notice in this archaeological example
  11. Future challenges
  12. Conclusion

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