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BAJR Guides for Archaeology and other Useful Resources
To promote archaeology and standards within both the profession and amateur organisations and individuals, BAJR has worked with specialists in a number of fields to produce simple to use guides to several key aspects of archaeological work and standards. These range from guides to archaeology in the planning process, health and safety in archaeology and employment rights in archaeology to short explanations of GPS, geophysics, osteology, fieldwalking, survey, metal detecting (including recording), aerial photography and marine archaeology. Many more of these guides are planned including recording historic buildings, building standards in the planning process, excavation, battlefield archaeology, onsite conservation. These guides are not intended to supplant the current documents, which they reference as the main source of information, but, are designed as easy to read introductions to these subjects.
By promoting standards , it is hoped that archaeological contractors will ensure Best Practice as standard. In addition, it is expected that amateur and hobby groups will maintain similar rigorous standards and therefore protect our shared archaeological resource.
BAJR is about sharing and enjoying the investigation of our past, and produces several free resources to aid everyone from amateur to professional.
Archaeology is for All.
A Short Guide to Digital Photography in Archaeology∞ pdf Format
Field Survey - Land Survey, Fieldwalking and Metal Detecting∞ pdf Format
Short Guide to Interpretation Panels and Leaflets in Archaeology∞ pdf Format
Battlefield Archaeology : A Guide to the Archaeology of Conflict∞ pdf Format
Excavation of Faunal Skeletal Remains from Archaeological Sites∞ pdf Format
Field Guide to the Excavation of Human Inhumated Remains∞ pdf Format
A Short Guide to GPS∞ pdf Format
Archaeological Geophysics : a Short Guide∞ pdf Format
Aerial Survey - Guide to transcibing by hand∞ pdf Format
Basic Survey - Setting Out and Levelling∞ pdf Format
Basic Health and Safety Advice in Archaeology∞ pdf Format
101 tips in Archaeology∞ pdf Format
Guide 23: Recording, Reporting, Planning Conventions and other templates∞ pdf Format
Getting started in Archaeology∞ pdf Format
Website Building for Archaeology projects∞ pdf Format
Acronyms(in Archaeology)∞ pdf Format
A list of 435 Local History centre websites across the UK:
BAJR Website Local History centres∞ weblink
County Archaeologists, Curators & Planning Archaeologists contact details:
Full list of COUNCIL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SERVICES∞ weblink
Funds and Grants section is a list of all the grants, funding opportunities and financial help available in the UK:
Funds and Grants∞ weblink
Specialist Search is a map based system to find people or groups who work in particular fields, from pipe clay identification to geophysical services, from ceramic specialists to interpretation illustrators:
BAJR Specialist Search∞ weblink
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