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 suffering from terminal senility. Open access would represent a global shift of control of scholarly publications from largely (but not exclusively) the private sector’s group of publishing […]


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 computer and intellectual property crimes involving the mass download of articles from JSTOR. ASOR uses JSTOR as a repository for the Bulletin of the American Schools of […]


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, look for the picture of Petra, the link is above it! The next page will ask you to […]


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 Archaeology, to present the June issue of the journal. Publishing Near Eastern Archaeology continues to be both a challenge and an opportunity. The challenge […]


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 go to JSTOR and get free access to all our journals. And now the latest issue of NEA is […]


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 Lebanon. This issue (and almost 4 years of back issues) is available to online subscribers of NEA and to ASOR members who have chosen an […]


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 “Dig-it-al NEA” section of ASOR website. This online supplement to NEA is free: You may access the table of contents of NEA […]


BASOR back issues available at steep discounts

Back issues of BASOR available to current ASOR members (professional, retired, or student) at steep discounts. Option #1: Purchase as many individual volumes as you wish from the available sets listed below (subject to availability) for $5 for each volume plus shipping (see below). Please send a list of your needs to (or call 617-358-4376), […]


BASOR 357 (Feb 2010) available online

BASOR 357 (Feb 2010) ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 357 (February 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. You may access the table of contents here: The issue contains articles by Maysoon al-Nahar, Christopher M. Monroe, Gideon Avni, and Asa Eger. As a reminder, the last 3+ years of ASOR […]

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