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Internet Archaeology
Internet Archaeology  
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Edited byJudith Winters
Publication details
LicenseCC-BY 3.0
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Internet Archaeol.
OCLC no.36744088

Internet Archaeology is an academic journal and one of the first fully peer-reviewed electronic journals covering archaeology. It was established in 1996. The journal was part of the eLIb project's electronic journals.[1][2][3][4] The journal is produced and hosted at the Department of Archaeology at the University of York and published by the Council for British Archaeology. The journal has won several awards for its creative exemplars of linked e-publications and archives.[5][6]

The journal's first editor-in-chief (1996-1999) was Alan Vince. Since 1999 it is edited by Judith Winters.[7][8][9]

Journal content makes use of the potential of internet publication to present archaeological research (excavation reports, methodology, analyses, applications of information technology) in ways that could not be achieved in print, such as searchable data sets, visualisations/virtual reality models, and interactive mapping.[10] The journal's content is archived by the Archaeology Data Service.


The journal was established in 1995 with funding from the Jisc's Electronic Libraries[9] programme and initially explored a subscription model.[11][12] In September 2014, editor Winters announced that the publication had adopted an open access approach and that all past and future content would be freely available.[13]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

Original logo from 1996.
Logo from 1998.


The following persons are or have been editor-in-chief:

  • Alan Vince (1996-1999)
  • Judith Winters (1999-present)


  1. ^ "Alan Vince Internet Archaeology, Ariadne 3". UKOLN. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ M Heyworth, S. Ross and J. Richards Internet archaeology: an international electronic journal for archaeology, The Field Archaeologist, Winter 1995, No. 24, pages 12-13.
  3. ^ Mike Heyworth, Seamus Ross, and Julian Richards, 'Internet archaeology: an international electronic journal for archaeology' Archaeological Computing Newsletter Number 44: Winter 1995, 20-22.
  5. ^ Richards, Julian (2015). "Ahead of the curve: adventures in e-publishing in Internet Archaeology". Archäologische Informationen (38). doi:10.11588/ai.2015.1.26113.
  6. ^ Ross, Seamus (2017). Chapter 11: Digital humanities research needs from cultural heritage looking forward to 2025? in Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities edited by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas, Lorna M. Hughes. doi:10.4324/9781315575278. ISBN 9781315575278.
  7. ^ "The List-Maker Cometh". Day of Archaeology. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ Heyworth, Mike; Richards, Julian; Vince, Alan; Garside-Neville, Sandra (1997). "Internet Archaeology: a quality electronic journal". Antiquity. 71 (274): 1039-1042. doi:10.1017/S0003598X00085963.
  9. ^ a b Benardou, Agiatis (2017). Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities. Routledge. p. 40. ISBN 978-1317156512.
  10. ^ Richards, Julian (2015). "Archaeology, e-publication and the Semantic Web". Antiquity. 80 (310): 970-979. doi:10.1017/S0003598X00094552.
  11. ^ "J. Richards Internet Archaeology and the myth of free publication. Learned Publishing, Volume 15, Number 3, 1 July 2002, pp. 233-234".
  12. ^ J Winters 2003 'Towards Sustainable Electronic Publishing for Archaeology' in M. Doerr and A Sarris (eds) The Digital Heritage of Archaeology CAA 2002. Proceedings of the 30th Conference, Heraklion, Crete. Archive of Monuments and Publications, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, 415-418.
  13. ^ "Open Access". Internet Archaeology. Retrieved 2014.
  14. ^ a b "Internet Archaeology". MIAR: Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals. University of Barcelona. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "Source details: Internet Archaeology". Scopus Preview. Elsevier. Retrieved .

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