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Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.
DOIs should be the last element in a citation irrespective of the format used. The DOI citation should begin with "doi:" in lowercase followed by the DOI with no spaces between the ":" and the DOI.
DOIs can also be cited as a persistent link from another Web page. This is done by appending the DOI Resolver with the DOI. This would look like:
However, if it is possible it is best to hide the URL in the href property of the <a> tag and have the link text be of the form doi:10.5284/1011847. The HTML for this would look like:
SeaZone Solutions Limited, Maritime Archaeology Ltd (2011) Historic Seascape Characterisation: Hastings to Purbeck and Adjacent Waters [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] (doi:10.5284/1011847)
The Hastings to Purbeck and Adjacent Waters Project is one of the four projects commissioned to implement the HSC National Method across a range of areas in English waters. The project successfully extends the implementation of the national HSC Method, across a substantial area of England's coasts, seas and adjacent UK Controlled Waters. The worked example provided by this project builds on the consolidation and initial implementation of the national HSC Method.
Historic Seascape Characterisation (HSC) presents an archaeological understanding of the historic cultural dimension of our coasts and seas, identifying and mapping areas whose present character has been shaped by similar dominant cultural processes. In doing so, it complements a closely similar approach, Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC), already widely implemented by English Heritage on land.
The project resulted in a GIS-based characterisation of the project area, extending from Hastings, Kent, to Purbeck, Dorset, along the coast and seaward across adjacent waters to the Median Line with France.