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The materials on the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery website are under copyright, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License.

These materials have been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. You may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) materials from this website for these purposes without prior permission on the condition that you properly cite the source in all copies. (Please see the examples below.)

For other uses of materials from the DAACS website (for example, commercial products, publication, broadcast, mirroring, reuse on a website, or anything else that does not fall under “fair use”) we require that you contact the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery in advance for permission to reproduce the materials. Contact information is given below. If requesting permission to use materials from our site please be prepared to refer specifically to the information you intend to use.

Jillian Galle, Project Director
Monticello Archaeology, DAACS
P.O. Box 316
Charlottesville, VA 22902


How to Cite Archive Content

DAACS provides users with a wide variety of content, from discursive site reports presented on the Archaeological Sites pages and detailed chronologies to archaeological data, digitized maps, and images. The following guidelines provide

Citing Archaeological Sites and Plantation Home Pages:

Some DAACS web site pages, such as the Archaeological Sites and Plantation pages, are signed by their author. Pages with author signatures should be cited by author name and the appropriate page title.

Please provide the following information in a bibliography when citing signed website content.

  1. The Author and context title.
  2. Archive name and website address.
  3. The date the website was accessed.

Examples:

Armstrong, Douglas and Jillian Galle
2007 Seville House 15: Background. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, December 15, 2014 (http://www.daacs.org/sites/seville-house-15/).

Fesler, Garrett
2005 Utopia IV: Background. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, June 17, 2015 (http://www.daacs.org/sites/utopia-iv/#background)

Citing Query Results:

Please provide the following information in a bibliography when citing data returned from a DAACS Query.

  1. The Query from which data was used, e.g. Artifact Query 1.
  2. The date the data was downloaded, e.g. May 15, 2015.
  3. The Archive name and website address.

Examples:

DAACS
2015a Artifact Query 1, May 15, 2015. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (http://www.daacs.org/queries/form/artifact/aq1/).

DAACS
2015b Mean Ceramic Date Query 2, May 15, 2015. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (http://www.daacs.org/queries/form/meanceramicdate/mcdq2/).

Citing Maps and Images:

Please provide the following information in a bibliography or in an image caption when citing maps created by DAACS staff and available on the DAACS website.

  1. The name of the person who created the map, as indicated in the signature box on every DAACS map.
  2. The date the map was downloaded, e.g. June 1, 2015.
  3. The Archive name and URL to the map.

Map Example:

DAACS
2015 Papine Village Map, June 1, 2015. Created by Leslie Cooper, The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (https://cdn.daacs.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/PapineSiteMap.pdf).

Please provide the following information in an image caption when citing images downloaded from the DAACS website.

  1. The title of the image, as given in a DAACS image caption.
  2. If possible, the name of the person who took the photograph.
  3. If possible, the date of the photograph
  4. If the image is of an artifact or object, include the artifact or object identification number.
  5. The date the image was downloaded, e.g. June 1, 2015.
  6. The Archive name and URL to the image.

Image Examples:

  • Drying washed artifacts from a shovel test pit in Good Hope Village’s Area 1. Photographed by Hayden Bassett, June 2015. Downloaded from The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (http://www.daacs.org/sites/good-hope-village/#images) on June 15, 2015.
  • Faceted amber bead from Monticello’s Building s. Artifact ID 1002-961E2-NOS-00015. Downloaded from The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (http://www.daacs.org/queries/submit/image/iq1/) on June 15, 2015.

Citing Research Papers:

Please provide the following information in a bibliography when citing content from the Research section of the Archive.

  1. Full Paper Citation (Author, title, date).
  2. The Archive name and website address.
  3. The date the website was accessed.

Example:

Cooper, Leslie and Jillian Galle
2014 Yaughan and Curriboo: A New Look at Two eighteenth-Century Low Country Plantations. Scientific Poster presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Meetings, January 2014. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, June 1, 2015 (https://cdn.daacs.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/FinalVersion_2014.pdf).

Citing Data Structures:

Please provide the following information in a bibliography when citing DAACS data structures.

  1. The Data Table(s) and/or entire Database Structure that is being cited.
  2. The Archive name and website address.
  3. The date the website was accessed.

Examples:

DAACS
2015 Ceramic Table Data Structure. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, June 15, 2015 (http://www.daacs.org/about-the-database/database-structure/ceramic-table/).

DAACS
2015 DAACS Database Structure. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, June 15, 2015 (http://www.daacs.org/research/papers-manuscripts/).

Citing Unsigned Content:

Unsigned text should be credited to DAACS, in a similar format. examples of unsigned content are the Chronology and Feature Pages, all content in the About the Database and About DAACS website sections.

Example:

DAACS
2004 Building o: Chronology. The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, December 15, 2004 (http://www.daacs.org/sites/building-o/#chronology).