Our Mission

To provide a direct conduit between creators and consumers of knowledge, through simple and easy-to-use publishing technology.

We make it easy for research institutions and their faculty to have professional, research-centric websites.

What we do

We offer a fully bundled SaaS offering of OpenScholar software coupled with amazing services like hosting, training & full  help desk support.

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Our Story

In 2017, the OpenScholar team lifted out of Harvard University and became OpenScholar LLC.

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Our Team

We focus on optimizing online branding and increasing your visibility. We help you bring your best ideas to the world.

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From our blog

Top 5 Things All Faculty Websites Must Have

Faculty websites must be current, easy to navigate and also compelling. OpenScholar makes super easy for faculty to achieve this and we've compiled this list of 5 must have items for any faculty website:

  1. A professional looking photo or photography to your website
    There are many ways to add photography like a simple headshot in the body of a page or sidebar. Creating a slideshow of interesting work to display on your home page is a great way to keep your website...
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When is it better to keep something in-house, and when to outsource?


We came across this fantastic article last week. In the article, authors David J. Hinson and Rajiv Shenoy perfectly explain a few key messages around using internal IT department resources and staff to drive strategic initiatives and outsourcing technology that needn’t happen in house.  

They answer the question:

“When is it better to keep something in-house,...

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Reduce Your Website Platforms


Streamline your web publishing tools using OpenScholar
 

Most schools that we engage with have the same problem… they are either offering too many options for website creation OR they don’t have a solution and everyone is doing it on their own.

Negatives of too many website building tools include:
 

  1. The community is underserved
    By providing too many tools, it’s difficult for users to decide which platform...

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Web Spending Psychology

We recently conducted a focus group with school administrators, department chairs, and IT staff to learn more about their pain points regarding website platforms and hear what drives IT platform level change at Colleges and Universities.

What we found was that no two schools are alike but they share similar headaches, hurdles, and motivational drivers.
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  • What our users are saying

    "…thats what I like about it most….we were able to set up a project website in less than a day."

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    Alyssa Goodman Harvard University Professor

    "...because OpenScholar is easy to use, I can get the staff trained very easily to maintain the content of their websites quickly."

  • What our users are saying

    "OpenScholar is based on how people use the software in order to update their website…its not a development tool for developers."

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    Mary O’Neill Fowkes IT Project Manager

    "We needed something attractive, easy to use and would present the information that people wanted to know"

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    Jane Pickering Executive Director, HMSC

OpenScholar in the press

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