In the nearly eight years since the web-publishing platform OpenScholar was developed at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), it 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. After the core technology was developed at IQSS, a partnership with administrators at ...
OpenScholar will perform infrastructure improvements from Tuesday, January 9 at 10pm until noon Wednesday, January 10. Site editors and administrators will not be able to make updates or changes, or add new content to OpenScholar websites during this time as all sites will be in “read only” mode. This means that site visitors will be able to view your site, but you will not be able to log in.
If you had planned on updating or adding content to your website during this window, please do so before 5pm on Tuesday, January 9, or after the maintenance period is over. To...
Beginning Sunday, December 17 at 10am, the OpenScholar development team will be performing infrastructure improvements. During this time all websites will be in “read only” mode, which means OpenScholar website administrators will not be able to log in.
The anticipated duration of “read only” mode is from 10am Sunday, December 17, until 5pm Monday, December 18. If you had planned on updating or adding content to your website on Monday, December 18, please do so before 5pm on Friday, December 15, or plan for after the maintenance period is over.
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).
OpenScholar support will be closed from noon on December 23, 2016 until 9:00 am January 3, 2017. The team will be monitoring for any emergencies, but otherwise, everyone will be enjoying the university break.