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Open Scholarship


  • 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....

  • TOME Participating Colleges and Universities

    The universities and colleges directly participating in TOME incorporate three components into their digital monograph publishing programs: Provide a baseline university publishing grant of $15,000 to support the publication of...

  • TOME Resources

    Below are links to a variety of resources related to the TOME initiative....

  • Principles and Practices

    A new openness in scholarly and research environments is transforming how knowledge is created, shared, and sustained. Open practices accelerate the dissemination of scholars’ work and improve its quality, impact,...

  • Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Jennifer Muilenburg Named ARL Visiting Program Officers for Research Data

    Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Jennifer Muilenburg Named ARL Visiting Program Officers for Research Data

    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has appointed Cynthia Hudson-Vitale of Penn State University and Jennifer Muilenburg of University of Washington as part-time visiting program officers for research data, effective...

  • ARL-SSRC Meeting on Open Scholarship in the Social Sciences: Summary and Next Steps

    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) gathered more than 30 leaders of scholarly communities, research libraries, and funding organizations in December 2018 to...

  • Academy, Library Leaders Identify Actions to Promote Open Scholarship in Social Sciences

    Academy, Library Leaders Identify Actions to Promote Open Scholarship in Social Sciences

    image CC-BY by Jer Thorp The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) gathered more than 30 leaders of scholarly communities, research libraries, and funding...


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