Teagan Zoldoske from ADS recently flagged up the following report with colleagues:

Wiseman, R., and Ronn, P. (2020). Archaeology on Furlough: Accessing Archaeological Information Online: A Survey of Volunteers’ Experiences. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.54876

For those unfamiliar with the initiative, Archaeology on Furlough provided professional archaeologists in the UK with access to volunteer projects that can be done from home.

This excellent report summarises the expectations and realities of using online resources for specific research needs. The ADS is cited frequently within, and they are glad to see the overall positive response.

The heavy use of the ADS Library, particularly unpublished reports, over Spring and early Summer 2020 is now partially explained!

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Source: ADS