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OpenScholar Support Over the Winter Break

December 21, 2016

 

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.

Happy holidays everyone!

 

OpenScholar

The OpenScholar Story (Gazette)

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).

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OpenScholar sites not loading- RESOLVED

July 20, 2016

Starting at about 10:10 this morning, OpenScholar sites became unresponsive, with a message saying the site is currently under maintenance. As of 10:46 am, sites are all back and behaving normally.

This morning’s downtime was related to code updates to improve performance and stability.

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OpenScholar Release July 11, 2016

July 12, 2016


There was an OpenScholar release last night, July 11, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Widgets: new Dataverse Dataset and Dataset Citation widgets implemented
  • Widgets: "read more" issues fixed
  • Publications: in Harvard chicago author-date citation style, option to display month and date
  • Content Editor: spacing and indentation in bullets adjusted

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure… Read more about OpenScholar Release July 11, 2016

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OpenScholar alert: control panel issues

June 22, 2016

We've been receiving reports of items missing from the control panel. We're working on a fix now and should have it back and running within the hour. 

Thanks for your patience!

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OpenScholar Alert: some issues with slow loading

June 15, 2016

There was an intermittent issue today that affected some but not all OpenScholar sites, causing slow loading and in some cases unresponsive behavior. The issue has been resolved and all sites are behaving normally. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully. 

Thank you,

The HWP/ OpenScholar Team

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OpenScholar Release June 13, 2016

June 14, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, June 13, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Publications: ability to enter year for working papers
  • Widgets: display of tabs fixed in Firefox
  • Control Panel: you can now click the red tab to open and close the panel
  • Home Button: the home button is now persistent at the top when logged in

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap.

Have a comment, idea, or an issue… Read more about OpenScholar Release June 13, 2016

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OpenScholar Release May 23, 2016

May 24, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, May 23, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Profiles: photos now appear in newer versions of Firefox
  • Captions: styles adjusted so captions don't overflow
  • News: you can now filter news by timeframe

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap.

Have a comment, idea, or an issue to report? Join the Community to… Read more about OpenScholar Release May 23, 2016