From The Ground Up

The Publication of Archaeological Projects

a user needs survey

 


Appendices

Appendix 3.4: Sampling strategy for phase I interviews

The quota target list for phase I interviews was as follows:

Total sample size 40-50

To include:

i Those who favour concise but full description of the evidence with minimal analysis and interpretation within fieldwork publication itself.

ii Those who favour concise but full description of the evidence in conjunction with in-depth analysis and interpretation within individual project publications.

iii Those who favour selective publication of fieldwork projects (with less description of evidence) in conjunction with greater emphasis on analysis and interpretation, and more effort directed towards synthesis beyond the level of individual projects.

iv Those who favour brief summary publication backed up by archiving.

v At least five people from each of the following constituencies:

a) contractors;
b) consultants;
c) curators;
d) university staff;
e) museum archaeologists;
f) postgraduates;
g) specialists;
h) active amateur/local society members

Table A4.1: Interviewees for phase 1 interviews

(m) = individual who expresses a desire for mixed strategy to publication incorporating a broad range of approaches to be implemented in keeping with the significance and/or scale of the project.

Interview number Questionnaire/
Interviewee code
Attitude group 1 Attitude group 2 Attitude group 3 Attitude group 4 Constituency Area Age Group Gender Date interviewed
1 L39     * (m)   University staff/national society representative England 55-64 M 01/06/98
2 J161   *     University staff England 35-44 M 01/06/98
3 H133   *     Specialist England 35-44 M 01/06/98
4 H126     * (m)   Archaeological scientist England 45-54 M 02/06/98
5 F167     * (m)   Museum archaeologist England 35-44 M 02/06/98
6 H135 *       Specialist England 25-34 M 03/06/98
7 F177     * (m)   Museum archaeologist England ? (55-64) M 03/06/98
8 D41         Specialist/contractor England 35-44 F 19/06/98
9 B60   *     Consultant/specialist England 35-44 M 23/06/98
10 B75   *     Consultant/postgraduate England 25-34 M 23/06/98
11 H69   *     Specialist England 25-34 F 22/06/98
12 C39 *       Contractor England 35-44 F 24/06/98
13 C45 *       Contractor England 25-34 M 24/06/98
14 J64 *       University staff England 35-44 M 23/06/98
15 G103   *     Postgraduate Scotland 25-34 F 29/06/98
16 J143   *     University/college staff Scotland 25-34 F 08/07/98
17 C141 *       Contractor Scotland 45-54 M 08/07/98
18 D121     *   Curator Scotland   M 08/07/98
19 D235         Curator Wales   M 21/07/98
20 J202   *     University/college staff Wales 25-34 F 20/07/98
21 D195       * Curator Wales   M 21/07/98
22 F208     *   Museum archaeologist Wales   F 21/07/98
23 D194         Curator Wales 35-44 M 21/07/98
24 D181     *   Curator Wales   M 22/07/98
25 H146   * (m)     Curator Wales 25-34 F 22/07/98
26 F217   *     Museum archaeologist Wales   M 22/07/98
27 J216 *       University/college staff Wales 25-34 F 23/07/98
28 J110     *?   University/ college staff Rep. Of Ireland 45-54 M 27/7/98
29 D88 *       Curator Rep. Of Ireland   F 27/2/98
30 D89   *     Curator Rep. Of Ireland   M 27/7/98
31 C85 *       Contractor Rep. Of Ireland   F 27/7/98
32 D86     *   Curator Rep. Of Ireland   M 28/7/98
33 B87 *       Contractor Rep. Of Ireland 25-34 F 28/7/98
34 J108   *     Member of cognate discipline Rep. Of Ireland 55-64 M 28/7/98
35 F75 *       Museum archaeologist N. Ireland 55-64 M 29/7/98
36 F73   *     Museum archaeologist N. Ireland   F 29/7/98
37 D71     *   Curator N. Ireland   M 30/7/98
38 D63   *     Contractor N. Ireland   M 30/7/98
39 D65 *       Curator N. Ireland   F 30/7/98
40 J103     *   University/college staff N. Ireland 35-44 M 30/7/98
41 G86 *       Postgraduate N. Ireland   F 30/7/98

 


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