Tuesday , 22 July 2014

Editor’s Picks: The 10 Most Influential BASOR Articles

Editor’s Picks: The 10 Most Influential BASOR Articles

We’re celebrating the release of the first issue of the new and expanded Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research this month with free access to the Editor's list of ...

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That’s a Wrap

That’s a Wrap

This month we focused on archaeology in the Digital Age, featuring seven posts on new issues arising in the field such as open access in academic publishing and incorporating new ...

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Legacy Excavations and Linked Open Data: A Virtual Vision of Sir Leonard Woolley’s Ur

Legacy Excavations and Linked Open Data: A Virtual Vision of Sir Leonard Woolley’s Ur

By: W.B. Hafford, University of Pennsylvania Digital data plays an ever increasing role in archaeology. Archaeologists use computers for virtually every task, from artifact record ...

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Living in the Golden Age of Open Access Archaeology

Living in the Golden Age of Open Access Archaeology

By: Mitch Allen, Left Coast Press, Inc. & Mills College Arguments over open access in scholarly publishing have crossed the radar of every scholar, publisher, or librarian not ...

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial note below) Tel Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms” (Joshu ...

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Sustainability at Any Price is not Sustainable: Open Access and Archaeology

Sustainability at Any Price is not Sustainable: Open Access and Archaeology

By: Eric Kansa, UC Berkeley and OpenContext.org This blog post looks at the open access debate, and notes how sustainability is as much of an ideological and political question as ...

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Support Archaeology Students

Support Archaeology Students

Haven’t given to ASOR’s March Fellowship Madness yet? We are giving away a copy of The Photographs of the American Palestine Exploration Society (AASOR v. 66) by Rachel Hallote, F ...

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

By: John C. Franklin, University of Vermont, AIAR Annual Professor Kinyras is the legendary king of Cyprus, generally known only for his incestuous seduction by his daughter Myrrh ...

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Ethics, Archaeology, and Open Access

Ethics, Archaeology, and Open Access

By: Eric Kansa The issue of open access to scholarly works recently gained renewed attention following the tragic suicide of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist charged with felony ...

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Get access to the latest issue of Near Eastern Archaeology for free!

Get access to the latest issue of Near Eastern Archaeology for free!

  To access this issue go to our facebook page and like it if you haven’t already, then click the link near the top of the page to go to JSTOR. If you can’t find the link, lo ...

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NEA 75.2 (June 2012) Letter from the Editor –Issue Available Online on JSTOR

NEA 75.2 (June 2012) Letter from the Editor –Issue Available Online on JSTOR

The latest issue of Near Eastern Archaeology is available now on JSTOR! Check it out here. From the Editor It gives me great pleasure, as the new Editor of Near Eastern Archaeolog ...

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Free JSTOR Access and New NEA!

Free JSTOR Access and New NEA!

There’s a week left to access the full runs of all of ASOR’s three journals though JSTOR, so if you haven’t signed up, do it now! Click the button in our sidebar or click here to ...

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ASOR Journals’ Current Content Now Available for Free on JSTOR!

ASOR Journals’ Current Content Now Available for Free on JSTOR!

The American Schools of Oriental research is excited to announce free access to the current content of all three of our publications during the month of April. You are now able to ...

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BASOR 363 (August 2011) available online for subscribers

BASOR 363 (August 2011) available online for subscribers

ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 363 (August 2011) has been posted online at Atypon Link. This issue (and 4 years of back issues) is available to BASOR online subscribers an ...

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ASOR Newsletter 61.1 (Spring 2011) posted online

ASOR Newsletter 61.1 (Spring 2011) posted online

ASOR is pleased to announce that the ASOR Newsletter 61.1 (Spring 2011) has now been posted online at the ASOR home page (www.asor.org). We anticipate that the issue will be maile ...

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BASOR 362 (May 2011) available online for subscribers

BASOR 362 (May 2011) available online for subscribers

ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 362 (May 2011) has been posted online at Atypon Link. This issue (and 4 years of back issues) is available to BASOR online subscribers and m ...

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JSTOR press release announces addition of ASOR to Current Scholarship Program

JSTOR press release announces addition of ASOR to Current Scholarship Program

March 31, 2011 - JSTOR is pleased to announce the addition of 21 new journals from eight new publishers to the Current Scholarship Program, an effort launched earlier this year th ...

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NEA 73.2-3 (special issue on the archaeology of Lebanon) available online for subscribers

NEA 73.2-3 (special issue on the archaeology of Lebanon) available online for subscribers

ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 73.2-3 (June/September 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. This double issue is 144 pages and focuses on the archaeology of Leban ...

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B. Sass posts reply to articles in NEA 72/4

B. Sass posts reply to articles in NEA 72/4

Prof. Benjamin Sass, Tel Aviv University, has posted a reply to proposals made about Taita, King of Palistin in a recent issue of NEA (72/4). Sass' response is found online in the ...

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