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tDAR Software Update (Munsell)

We’re proud to announce the latest release of tDAR (Munsell).  This release was focused on modernizing and re-designing tDAR’s Data Integration tool to make it easier to use and faster, but also has a number of major feature updates across the application. Completely re-designed data integration tool:For those unfamiliar with tDAR’s integration tool, it provides a […]

tDAR Software Update (lithic)

We’re proud to announce tDAR’s twelfth production release: Lithic.  This release contains numerous bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security related improvements.  Some specific highlights include:   Simplified sign-up, purchase, and download experiences A new dashboard where non-contributing users can search and use tDAR more easily Various performance and security improvements  New “Contact” functionality allows users […]

Preserving Archaeological Legacies: Turning a Citation into a Resource

In 2011 the Center for Digital Antiquity used information about archaeological reports found in the National Archaeological Database (NADB) to creates over 350,000 tDAR citation records. These new tDAR records improved this information with enhanced metadata and a display of geographic information that enable for easier discovery and access. In tDAR these records can be […]

tDAR Software Update (knap)

Digital Antiquity is proud to announce the release of “Knap,” the latest release of tDAR.  The “Knap” release required the tDAR staff to take a step back and review the entire application from a number of major perspectives including, performance, security, data storage, and user-experience.  Much of this work helps to establish features that will […]

tDAR Software Update (Jar)

Regular updates to the tDAR software comprise an integral part of Digital Antiquity’s commitment to digital archaeological data preservation. The Jar release of tDAR (Summer 2013) includes over 250 bug fixes and feature enhancements, including following primary components: New Resource Type for Geospatial Data: Significant work was done to support geospatial data within tDAR. ​Geospatial data […]

tDAR Software Update (in situ)

Regular updates to the tDAR software comprise an integral part of Digital Antiquity’s commitment to digital archaeological data preservation. The “in situ” release of tDAR (Winter 2012) includes the following primary components: New End-User Interface & Discovery Tools We worked with the team at Fervor Creative to completely redesign the end-user interface. We hope you find […]

tDAR Software Update (Harris)

Regular updates to the tDAR software comprise an integral part of Digital Antiquity’s commitment to digital archaeological data preservation. The “Harris Matrix” release of tDAR (Summer 2012) includes the following primary components: Discovery: Search & Advanced Search: The search and advanced search functionality has been completely redesigned from the ground up to help us with […]

tDAR Software Update (Grid)

Regular updates to the tDAR software comprise an integral part of Digital Antiquity's commitment to digital archaeological data preservation. The Grid  release of tDAR (Winter 2012) includes the following primary components: Searching: Registered users can download the first 1000 records of any search result into an excel spreadsheet. Improved accuracy on searches performed with the […]

tDAR Software Update (Fluvial)

Regular updates to the tDAR software comprise an integral part of Digital Antiquity’s commitment to digital archaeological data preservation. The Fluvial release of tDAR (Fall 2011) includes the following primary components: Collections: A new way to organize and display resources. Collections can be stacked or nested to allow you to organize resources. You can add […]

CLIR Report on Digital Classics Highlights Digital Antiquity, ADS, Open Context

CLIR (the Council on Library and Information Resources) recently released a comprehensive report, “Rome Wasn’t Digitized in a Day”: Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classics, which covers various issues in the technology and overall status of digital classics research. Authored by Alison Babeu, the report’s archaeology section features the work of Digital Antiquity and tDAR, as […]