In January 2013, with the support of the Kershaw Family Trust, ASOR began distributing News@ASOR as a bimonthly e-newsletter. The e-newsletter delivers updates on events in the field, organizational news, and highlights from the ASOR Blog. All issues are free of charge and archived online. News@ASOR includes highlights from the ASOR Blog:
Welcome to the ASOR blog. The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), located at Boston University, is the preeminent society for individuals interested in the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and the Biblical Lands. This blog is intended to facilitate ASOR’s mission ”to initiate, encourage and support research into, and public understanding of, the peoples and cultures of the Near East from the earliest times.”In April 2013 following closely on the heels of News@ASOR a monthly e-newsletter disseminating ideas, insights and discoveries to Friends of ASOR began publication as The Ancient Near East Today:
The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue will present discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring. Sign up today for free and be a part of this community of discovery!The ASORtv channel at YouTube adds another dimension to outreach, and currently has twenty four videos.
Most of ASOR news content is also syndicated to the ASOR Facebook page, to ASOR's Twitter feed, and to ASOR's LinkedIn account, encouraging interaction across a broad range of social media.
Three of ASOR's overseas research centers also produce newsletters and you will find links to them here.