See the following BAR articles: Hershel Shanks, “Archaeology’s Dirty Secret,” BAR 20:05; Shanks, “New Orleans Gumbo: Plenty of Spice at Annual Meeting,” BAR 23:02; Shanks, “‘Annual Miracle’ Visits Philadelphia,” BAR 22:02; and Donald Wiseman, “The Bottleneck of Archaeological Publication,” BAR 16:05. Also see Shanks, ed., Archaeology’s Publication Problem (Washington, DC: Biblical Archaeology Society, 1996).