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Free Online Access to Current Issues of ASOR Journals!


The American Schools of Oriental research is excited to provide free JSTOR token adaccess to current issues of our publications as they are published. Enjoy free access to Near Eastern Archaeology, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Journal of Cuneiform Studies as each issue is published! The free access period will continue for about a month after the release date, so stay tuned for the latest on our publications. To access the journals, simply follow the instructions below. If you decide to take advantage of this promotion, be sure to join the ASOR community in other ways: like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and connect with us on LinkedIn.

We hope you take the time to check out our publications for free! If you enjoy them during the free access period, please consider subscribing to our journals or becoming a member of ASOR, both of which are great ways to continue your access after this promotion ends as well as hear about other exclusive offers brought to you by ASOR.  You can join ASOR as a member or join as a Friend of ASOR for free and receive the Ancient Near East Today monthly e-newsletter!

How To Access Journals
To access the current content of Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Near Eastern Archaeology, or the Journal of Cuneiform Studies follow the link listed under the corresponding journal below. Please note that the availability of free access corresponds to the publication cycle, so if the journal you would like to access isn't available now, it will become available when the next issue is published.

  • Once you click a link below, you will be directed to the Login/Register for MyJSTOR page.
  • Complete the required fields to register a unique username and password. A unique email address is required, but the email address may be of any type (Gmail, Hotmail, a institution-issued account, etc.) If you already have a MyJSTOR account, please click on the Login link next to the JSTOR Logo in the top-right corner of the page to register your existing account for this promotion.
  • Click “Submit” to register your account. You will be redirected to the JSTOR home page and should see “Your access to JSTOR provided by The American Schools of Oriental Research” under the JSTOR logo. You may now browse the available titles or access them directly using the following URLs:

Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
Click here for free access to BASOR Vol. 371 until July 31, 2014

Near Eastern Archaeology
Click here for free access to NEA Vol. 77.2 until July 11, 2014

Journal of Cuneiform Studies
Click here for free access to JCS Vol. 66 until July 31, 2014

For subsequent access, please go directly to and select “Login” at the top of the page to enter JSTOR with your username and password. Note that you may access JSTOR via this account from any location.


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