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Open Scholarship


Open practices accelerate the dissemination of scholars’ work and improve its quality, impact, and reach. ARL promotes the alignment of library strategy, staffing, and spending to advance the principles and practices of open scholarship in partnership with research agencies, higher education, and the research and learning communities.


  • 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...

  • 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,...


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