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Roles and Responsabilities in the Archiving Process#

This questionnaire aims at making a survey on the actual roles and responsabilities within the institutions in charge of archiving the archaeological documentation. The results of the survey made within the scope of the ARCHES project will be published on this website.

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of this questionnaire or if you are interested in joining the EAC-Archaeological Archives Working Party (see ARCHES Background of the project), please send us a mail to the following address: arches@e-a-c.org

You can download the complete questionnaire here(info).

1. Planning#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
If you are initiating a new project which requires you to tender for work
If you are planning out a new project, or a new phase of a project

2. Data Gathering#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
If you are creating a written, drawn or photographic record
If you are creating digital material
If you are collecting finds
If you find human remains
If you are collecting scientific samples on site

3. Analysis#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
If you are creating new documents, drawings or photographs
If you are a specialist creating new documents, drawings or photographs
If you are creating born digital material
If you are a specialist creating born digital material
If you create a reference collection/type series during finds analysis
If finds are being sent out to external specialists
If you are an external specialist returning finds

4. Reporting / Publication#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
If text is created
If drawings and photographs are created
If digital material is created

5. Archive Compilation#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
If you are compiling written documents
If you are compiling drawings
If you are compiling photographs
If you are compiling digital material
If you are preparing finds
If you are preparing human remains
If you are preparing scientific samples

6. Curation#

QuestionAction Archive TaskPerson Responsible for Archive Task
All elements of the archaeological archive
Written material
Drawings
Photographs
Digital archive
Objects
Human remains
Scientific samples