Not only Librarianship is benefiting from technological advances!
‘Real-world Indiana Jones’ Sarah Parcak unveils a wish to enlist people around the world to help save antiquities, February 16, 2016 during the TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada. Sarah Parcak set out to enlist the people around the globe in an urgent battle against looting of antiquities. The technology-wielding archaeologist billed as a real-world “Indiana Jones” unveiled a ‘wish’ granted to her as part of a coveted 2016 TED Prize. Parcak wants people around the world to become explorers, detecting antiquities looting faster than currently possible and pointing archeologists to promising spots on the planet. / AFP / GLENN CHAPMAN (Photo credit should read GLENN CHAPMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Information can now be gathered from satellite imaging to find historical artifacts buried below the surface of the earth. Listen to the NPR podcast here and listen to the TED talk as well to learn more about how this profession has set their sites UP to find the treasures BELOW!