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Open Scholarship


  • ARL Supports MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts

    ARL Supports MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts

    As approved by the ARL Board of Directors on November 6, 2019 The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) supports the MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts as an important pathway to...

  • IARLA Welcomes Plan S Move toward Open Access Environment

    IARLA Welcomes Plan S Move toward Open Access Environment

    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Executive Committee approves the following statement released today by the International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA), of which ARL is a founding member....

  • ARL Celebrates Open Access Week 2019: Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge

    ARL Celebrates Open Access Week 2019: Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge

    Open Access Week, a global event now entering its 12th year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of open access, to share...

  • ARL Member Libraries Celebrate Open Access Week

    ARL Member Libraries Celebrate Open Access Week

    International Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to...

  • Statement: ARL Supports University of California Libraries’ Commitment to Barrier-Free Access to Information

    Statement: ARL Supports University of California Libraries’ Commitment to Barrier-Free Access to Information

    As approved by the ARL Board of Directors on September 27, 2019 The Libraries of the University of California (UC) are seeking transformative agreements with publishers such that access to...

  • News and Resources about Scholars & Scholarship

    This page is an archive of news and resources shared on ARL's Scholars & Scholarship landing page. November 2019 Academic Special Collections and the Myths of Copyright (Journal of Copyright...

  • Wikidata

    In 2018, ARL convened a task force of expert Wikidata users, which recommended a variety of ways for librarians to use the open knowledge base in advancing global discovery of...

  • Digital Humanities Discovery

    With funding from a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), ARL researched and prototyped ways to index and discover digital humanities (DH) projects on...

  • About TOME

    About TOME

    TOME benefits scholars, the public, universities, libraries, and presses in several ways. Benefits Open access monographs make new research freely available online, thereby increasing the presence of humanities and social...

  • TOME FAQ

    Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the TOME initiative....


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