campus technlogy

8 Lessons Learned From Open Source Development

January 12, 2018
When Harvard kicked off OpenScholar six years ago, little did it realize the impact the website creation project would have on the university — and the academic world at large.
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OpenScholar forms startup

January 12, 2018
OpenScholar has enabled Harvard scholars, academic and administrative departments, centers, and projects to create and maintain high-quality websites without programming knowledge or the steep costs associated with outside web development firms.
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OpenScholar Expands to Serve Every University and Lifts Out of Harvard

January 9, 2018

After 8 years of development, founding team says Ivy League website building software can now empower every university's online brand.

OpenScholar, an open source, website-publishing solution for higher education, today announced it has lifted out of Harvard University and is now a private company, OpenScholar LLC

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OpenScholar: A Harvard invention

September 12, 2016
In the past few years, more than 13,000 Harvard faculty, students, and staff, individually or in groups, have created more than 6,500 websites on Harvard’s OpenScholar platform, a free, open-source software project based on technology invented and developed at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS).

16 Reasons To Choose Drupal OpenScholar

August 8, 2016
Drupal OpenScholar is a Drupal distribution for academics and although it's on D7, top schools are using it (and for good reasons). We previously wrote about why Drupal is the CMS of choice for Higher Ed and the various features it provides specifically for college and university websites. Now I'll go into the distribution that makes this success possible, exploring the reasons why top schools the world over turn to Drupal.