OpenScholar represents a paradigm shift in how the personal academic and research web sites are created and maintained. Built on the open-source framework Drupal, OpenScholar makes it possible to create academic web sites in a matter of seconds. Each web site comes with a suite of powerful tools from which users can facilitate the creation, distribution, and preservation of knowledge faster and more efficiently than ever before. OpenScholar supports customizable domains for every site, so site owners can keep their current domain name.
Create web sites on the fly
- OpenScholar allows users to create genuine, feature-rich web sites on the fly in seconds.
- OpenScholar is designed to host an unlimited number of web sites on a single installation.
- Installing OpenScholar is as easy as installing Drupal.
Building competitive academic web sites can be difficult and is potentially costly. OpenScholar is a free, open-source solution with state-of-the-art technology out of the box. The user interface is logical and intuitive, making it easy for scholars to self-create, self-design and self-manage their own web sites and their content without having to know any programming code or HTML. OpenScholar is highly customizable from both programming and theming standpoint as well. Developers and designers can implement their own features and themes.
Designed for academic environments
OpenScholar is designed for academic environments as a tool for building academic web sites, such as a scholar's personal site or an academic project site. OpenScholar tools and features foster online collaboration and provide relevant site sections, such as "Publications", "Events", "Blog", "Classes" and much more.