Archaeological digital repositories: Fostering networks from the Global South
Izeta, Andrés D.
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This chapter considers the role of computing and digital media in archaeology in Argentina. It describes the current state of the art regarding the use of digital methods (for creating, analysing, storing, retaining and reusing data, and as a means of communication amongst various interest groups). PAD, the Digital Archaeology Program of the Museum of Anthropology (IDACOR) is presented as an example of actions taken by public state agencies, including universities, research centres and scientific bodies. Finally, we discuss how PAD has become a game changer in digital archaeology, fostering national and international networks