New Issue of Lithics is Out- Back Issues Open Access
In case you missed it here are 11 open access archaeology resources you may have missed-
“The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology also publishes Expedition (ISSN 0014-4738), a full-color peer-reviewed magazine that offers direct access to the latest findings of archaeologists and anthropologists around the world.” Website.
The Florida Anthropologist is the quarterly journal of the Florida Anthropological Society, and was first published in May 1948. One of its principle publishing interests is Pre-Columbian societies. But, articles also document colonial establishments and colonization of Florida, early modern Florida, etc. Website.
Fragments will provide a forum for dialogue and exchange between scholars in all fields of the humanities and social sciences who study the premodern world. Website.
Archivo Español de Arqueología is a scientific journal that annually publishes articles on Archaeology that focus on their material, literary, epigraphic and numismatic sources. Its field of interest includes Mediterranean and European cultures from Protohistoric times to the Early Middle Ages and is flexibly open to upcoming cultural realities and border times. Website.
Arheološki vestnik welcomes contributions referring primarily to the southeastern Alpine, northern Adriatic, and western Balkan regions in the prehistoric, classical, and (early) medieval periods. Website.
1st issue of Love Archaeology Magazine
Read the issue here.
Recent Issue of Estonian Journal of Archaeology- read full issue here.
BURIAL PRACTICES IN JORDAN FROM THE NATUFIANS TO THE PERSIANS- Read Here
TRACELESS DEATH. MISSING BURIALS IN BRONZE AND IRON AGE ESTONIA- Read Here
COMMUNICATING ACROSS THE BORDER: WHAT BURIAL LAMENTS CAN TELL US ABOUT OLD BELIEFS- Read Here
REPRESENTATION OF DEATH CULTURE IN THE ESTONIAN PRESS- Read Here
Open Access Archaeology has a custom Google search engine that searches specific journals and web resources that offer open access archaeology publications. It also has a searchable database of open access archaeology publications Website.
I Created a searchable list of Open Access Archaeology Publications to make it easier to find ones you might be interested in. You can search by topic, peer reviewed or not, language, geographic area, if it is still publishing or not, etc.
Any feed back on how well it works would be much appreciated.
Looking to learn more about underwater archaeology? Speak French or English. Then I have the journal for you, Archaeonautica is an open access archaeology journal that deals with water archaeology.“Archaeonautica is a collection created in 1977 by the CNRS and the Ministry of Culture on the initiative of Bernard Liu. … research of underwater archeology, or more generally, underwater, from prehistory to modern times. It is also intended to accommodate studies of Maritime Archaeology and Archaeology naval and maritime history economic history. “You can find free access back-issues at-http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/revue/nautiMore recent issues can be found here-http://ccj.univ-provence.fr/spip.php?rubrique82
Here is a small bit explaining what the journal is about
ANTIQUA is a new, peer-reviewed, Open Access journal intended to archaeologists and scientists having particular interests in the application of scientific techniques and methodologies to all areas of archaeology. Our journal publishes Original Research papers as as well as Rapid Communications, Case Histories, Editorials, and Letters. The journal seeks to provide an international, rapid forum for archaeologists to share their own knowledge.http://www.pagepress.org/journals/index.php/antiqua
“ANTHROPOZOOLOGICA, European semi-periodic set up in 1984, aims to promote the exchange of results and ideas among scientists working on the relationship between man and animal, from its origins to the present. It aims to promote the study of this relationship as an expression of strong history of cultures and societies in their natural environment.”
Anthrozoology was something I never was able to take classes in but something that always interested me. Well now I guess I can read this journal and learn more.
It publishes articles in both English and French and all of the articles are open access. Though the website is in french and can be found here-
It is peer reviewed for those of you who like that sort of thing.
Anthropological Sciences is published by the Anthropological Society of Nippon. As the title suggests it covers to the topic of anthropological sciences. What does anthropological sciences cover, you might be asking? Well, pretty much anything and everything anthropology related.
You can get more information here-
And download articles here- http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/ase
It has been published since 1886 and is peer reviewed. No 1886 is not a typo this publication has been around for a long time. As far as I can tell most of the publications are in English with some in Japanese. It is a pretty cool journal check it out.
The website is http://www.akmedanmed.com/index_en.php
“ANMED, one of the annual periodicals by Suna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilisations, has been published bilingual in Turkish and English in Antalya since 2003.
Within the frame of the Institute’s foundation goals and priorities, the preliminary annual reports of excavations, surveys, restoration-conservation projects and other archaeological works by scientific missions undertaken in the region identified as Anatolia’s Mediterranean Areas, that is encompassing ancient Lycia, Pamphylia, Cilicia and Pisidia, constitute the scope of ANMED.”
There is a one year rolling wall which means the most recent issue is not open access but all the older issues are. It is a really great journal and it is a good thing they make at least the back issues available on-line
Almatourism is a Open Access Peer Reviewed Journal that publishes articles about heritage and tourism. I find this to very interesting topic myself. A quick browse of the journal found some very interesting topics.
“In particular, the Journal publishes articles concerning tourism-related cultural issues, both at the theoretical and practical level. Different disciplinary approaches are present, such as history, geography, economics, statistics, sociology, environment studies, law, and more in general all the approaches in the social sciences and humanities field.”
“The research fields characterizing the Journal are related to the following main themes:
- Analysis of demand and supply in tourism destinations
- Anthropology of Tourism
- Competitive Strategies in Tourism
It maybe a newsletter but it presents original research on the subject of African diaspora archaeology. A quick look at Publish or Perish finds that quite a few of these articles receive citations. If you are interested in this subject definitely check out this publication for some quality research. A quick blurb-
“The African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter is published quarterly, with issues in March, June, September, and December, and addresses the subject areas of African diasporas worldwide and related archaeological and historical studies. Our Newsletter issues serve a readership of several thousand stakeholders, researchers, and educators across the globe.”
Published Quarterly since 1994
Published in: English
Amazing magazine! The pictures are like archaeology porn. As far as I can tell it is not peer reviewed BUT the articles include citations and original research so I would definitely cite them in any paper. Here is the blurb from the website
“ADORANTEN, an international magazine mainly concerned with rock carvings - recent research, interpretations, the history of religion, descriptions of rock carving localities around the world and literary reviews - but it also containes articles on any prehistoric subject which can be related to the field of rock carvings.”
The website is- http://www.ssfpa.se/uk/adorantencontent.html#
Published in: various languages, mainly English, German, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish.
Published from: 2002 - present, annual,
Published in: English
Published from: 1989- present, bi-annual
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