Archaeology.org – Archaeological Institute of America
Archaeology.org seeks to inform both archaeology buffs and newcomers alike on news and discoveries pertaining to the field. The homepage has links to articles about the top ten discoveries of 2011, a journey to El Norte, and the full moon tower of North Korea. There is also a daily news link that is updated every weekday. This information is only a sample, and it is meant to get readers interested enough to invest in a subscription that can be obtained through archaeology.org. Clicking on the subscribe button will bring visitors to a page that lets that become a new subscriber, or renew a subscription. They can also change their address and check their account status.
The marketplace page has lots of advertisements for educational events, retail opportunities, and travel deals. The events page has links for the Annual AIA Gala and National Archaeology Day. Visitors to the site can also browse museum exhibitions, societies, lectures, and conferences. In the menu options, a link exists that is solely for archaeological events in New York. Many of these links are essays and timelines explaining specific events in archaeology that are partial to the state. The links page has a general archaeology link for those who wish to browse journals and institutes. Further links will lead readers to websites on Africa, Asia and Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, North America, and more.
Archaeology.org has a contact page that deals with subscriptions, back orders, merchandise, and event listings. There is contact information for the editorial department, including writing guidelines and the advertising department. The site offers the chances to advertise. There is also a search option for those looking to track down specific information.