From my main blog
- which might be of interest to folks over here:
"In my research, I have often wished to know
what kinds of archaeological projects were going on in a given region. This usually involved a bibliographical search on various names describing the region or place names I know within the region. Sometimes, if I’m lucky, I know the name of the principle researcher synonymous with the region’s archaeology, and can search for that person’s published works.
But what if I don’t know these things? What if research in an area has yet to be published? It can sometimes be an
extremely frustrating process. Wouldn’t it be better if you could just zoom in on a map of the region, and discover who is working there, and the relevant publications?
Problems should be solved by those who see them, and so, I have created just such an annotated map for archaeologists using the tools of platial.com