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OSA Technology Publications in Archaeology
What follows is a list of publications where we have discussed the use of some of the programs provided on this web site and on our CD (Dibble and McPherron 1996).   The reprint downloads require the free Adobe Acrobat reader (see link below).  For a full list of our publications, see our respective web sites (SPM and HLD).
 
Download McPherron, Shannon P., T. Gernat, and J.-J. Hublin
2008 “An example of Structured-Light Scanning for High-Resolution Documentation of in situ Archaeological Finds” Journal of Archaeological Science 36:19-24.
     
Download Dibble, Harold, Curtis Marean, and Shannon McPherron
2007 "On the Use of Barcodes in Excavation Projects with Examples from Mossel Bay (South Africa) and Roc de Marsal (France)” The SAA Archaeological Record 7(1)33-38.
     
Download Dibble, Harold, Shannon McPherron, and Thomas McPherron
2007 2007 “12V” The SAA Archaeological Record 7(4):35-41.
     
Download Shannon McPherron
2005 “"Artifact Orientations and Site Formation Processes from Total Station Proveniences” Journal of Archaeological Science 32:1003-1014.
     
Download Dibble, Harold and Shannon McPherron
2003 “Using Computers in Adverse Field Conditions: Tales from the Egyptian Desert” The SAA Archaeological Record 3(5):28-32.
     
out of print McPherron, Shannon P. and Harold L. Dibble
2002 Using Computers in Archaeology: A Practical Guide.  New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing.
     
Download McPherron, Shannon P. and Harold L. Dibble
(178k) 1999 "Stone Tool Analysis using Digitized Images: Examples from the Lower and Middle Paleolithic" Lithic Technology 24(1):38-52.

Download Dibble, Harold L. and Shannon P. McPherron
(1473k) 1997 "The Making of Combe-Capelle on CD-ROM" Journal of Field Archaeology 24:59-66.

Dibble, Harold L., Simon J. Holdaway, Michel Lenoir, Shannon P. McPherron, Barb Roth, and Helen Sanders
1995 "Techniques of Excavation and Analysis" in The Middle Paleolithic Site of Combe-Capelle Bas (France) by H. Dibble and Michel Lenoir. Philadelphia: University Museum Press.

Dibble, Harold L. and Shannon P. McPherron
1991 "Computers and Prehistoric Archaeology" Les Cahiers de la Vallée de la Couze 2-3:69-73.

Download McPherron, Shannon P.
(431k) 1991 "Digitalisation d'images et analyse des materiaux lithiques" in Paléolithique et Mésolithique du Nord de la France, No. 3, edited by A. Tuffreau, pp. 21-26. Lille: Publications du CERP.

Download Dibble, Harold L. and Shannon P. McPherron
(1720k) 1988 "On the Computerization of Archaeological Projects" Journal of Field Archaeology 15:431-440.

Download McPherron, Shannon P. and Harold L. Dibble
(428k) 1987 "Hardware and Software Complexity in Computerizing Archaeological Projects" Advances in Computer Archaeology 4:25-40.



CD-ROMs

     
Information Dibble, Harold L., Shannon P. McPherron and Barbara J. Roth
1999 Virtual Dig: A Simulated Archaeological Excavation of a Middle Paleolithic Site in France. Palo Alto: Mayfield.

  Dibble, Harold L. and Shannon P. McPherron
1996 A Multimedia Companion to The Middle Paleolithic Site of Combe-Capelle Bas (France). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum.
       

Harold Dibble's publications and downloadable reprints.
Shannon McPherron's publications and downloadable reprints.

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