Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
A Neo-Documentalist Lens for Exploring the Premises of Disciplinary Knowledge Making
Uppsala University.
Lund University.
Uppsala University.
Lund University.
Show others and affiliations
2016 (English)In: Proceedings from The Document Academy, ISSN 2473-215X, Vol. 3, no 15, 1-23 p., 5Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this article is to demonstrate how documentation analysis with a neo-documentalist lens can help us explore variations (and stabilities) in conceptions and materialities of documents, as intertwined with disciplinary and sub-disciplinary practices of informing and knowing. Drawing on documentation theory, and with previous research on archaeological documentation as a background, by means of autoethnographic vignettes we explore contemporary conceptions of documentation in five areas in or related to archaeology (Intra-site 3D documentation, Development-led archaeology, Aggregating documentation for use outside the organization, Mediating documentation – or documentation mediation, and Documenting and displaying archaeology in a changing environment). Digitization, and how digitization has spurred renegotiations of what counts as documentation, functions as a common denominator discussed in all of the vignettes. The analysis highlights simultaneously ongoing renegotiations of documentation serving each area’s unique epistemic purposes, and pushing document materialities in different directions. This operationalization of documentation analysis creates an understanding for intra-disciplinary variations in documentation but is importantly also a practical tool to uncover documentation-related premises of disciplinary knowledge-making. This tool can be applied for example in processes of information policy development (regulating what purposes documentation should serve, and what it should be like), information systems design (e.g. for creation and communication of documentation), and infrastructure development (e.g. for preservation and accessibility of documentation).

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. Vol. 3, no 15, 1-23 p., 5
Keyword [en]
documentation, archaeology
National Category
Information Studies Archaeology
Research subject
Humanities, Library and Information Science; Humanities, Archaeology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-53661OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-53661DiVA: diva2:938426
Projects
ARKDIS Arkeologisk information i det digitala samhället
Funder
Swedish Research Council, 340-2012-5751
Available from: 2016-06-16 Created: 2016-06-16 Last updated: 2017-05-02Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Fulltext(551 kB)44 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 551 kBChecksum SHA-512
afaaf89863ff200ec3b1413d95b7994296eba8877eb66149c663d4a72ed90f8643c19a5dd692d8f0585ad3d12dacf709ba10c9c56e8b05abe92b0d6be26a2b34
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Fulltext

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Petersson, Bodil
By organisation
Department of Cultural Sciences
Information StudiesArchaeology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 44 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 144 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf