Create your own unique, beautiful, Harvard web site (for free)

Easy to customize. No coding required.

Join of your Harvard colleagues, departments, centers, and projects

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Why OpenScholar @ Harvard

No Technical Knowledge Needed

The user-friendly interface for adding and editing content requires no technical knowledge, special software, or HTML. You can edit your site from any computer with an internet connection.

Apps & widgets

OpenScholar comes with a set of preconfigured, customizable and reusable apps that satisfy common uses cases in (academic) websites including News, Events and calendaring, Publications, Blog, FAQ, Slideshow, etc.

Control the Look of Your Site

Select from a growing number of professional themes (templates) or create your own unique theme.

Drag and drop layout system

The "drag-and-drop" Tool provides an easy way to arrange the content presentation on any site. You can design site-wide default layouts or create unique layouts for different sections of your site.

Custom Domains

Use your custom domain URL for your website. Departments and institutes can use their existing domain for all sites of affiliated scholars.

Dedicated Support

Harvard Web Publishing provides professional support throughout the process, from defining project goals, to building the site, content strategy consulting and training.

Built-in Site Analytics

Easily plug-in and leverage popular site tracking services. Data collected will indicate traffic patterns across your site.

Sample Sites