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It was the Best of Blogs, It Was the Worst of Blogs

by Bernard K. Means, Director This month’s Blogging Carnival, co-ordinated and run through Doug’s Archaeology asks us to consider our best and our worst blog posts.  Others participating in the Blogging Carnival have expressed their difficulties in doing so, and I’m certainly no different.  I’m sure that one of the blog posts that I made … Continue reading

Public Archaeology and Paleoamericans: This Week in the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means, Director This week we saw the premier of Archaeology in the Community‘s The Dig: 365 Days of Artifacts YouTube video about the Virtual Curation Laboratory: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8QHsGhYi4g. If you navigate to this video, you can also see the short artifact description videos featuring Virginia Commonwealth University students that were filmed in the … Continue reading

Arti-facts and Arti-fictions: Presenting the Past with Archaeology in the Community

by Bernard K. Means, Director The Virtual Curation Laboratory was visited on December 6, 2013 by Dr. Alexandra Jones of Archaeology in the Community. Archaeology in the Community is described on their web site as: “a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to revealing the various ways in which archaeologists uncover the secrets of the past.” Dr. … Continue reading