is an international scholarly journal
and one of the first fully peer-reviewed electronic journals
. It published its first issue in 1996. The journal is produced and hosted at the Department of Archaeology at the University of York
, UK and published by the Council for British Archaeology
s first managing Editor was Dr Alan Vince
(1996-1999). The journal is currently edited and maintained by Judith Winters (since 1999). The journal is co-directed by Prof. Julian Richards (University of York
) and Dr Michael Heyworth (Council for British Archaeology
) and supported by an made up from representatives from the British Academy
, the Archaeology Data Service
, the archaeological commercial sector, and a range of leading universities from around the world.
Internet Archaeology was established with funding from the JISC
's Electronic Libraries () programme. It currently raises the majority of its income from a mixture of institutional and individual subscriptions and advertising.
Content makes use of the potential of internet publication to present archaeological research (excavation reports, methodology, analyses, applications of information technology) in ways that could not be achieved in print, such as full colour images, photographs, searchable data sets, visualisations/virtual reality models and interactive mapping. The journal's content is archived by the Archaeology Data Service