We are excited to share that Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI) has been awarded a 3-year, $3.47M grant from Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. This grant will accelerate IOI’s work to increase investment, adoption, and sustainability of open infrastructure.
Earlier this month, we hosted a conversation on maintenance and the labor of open infrastructure, a dialog designed to dig into issues surrounding the underlying labor required to develop, maintain, and sustain open source technologies. Video of this discussion is now available.
Back in May, we launched a webinar series to explore some of the key findings from our research over the past year as part of the Future of Open Scholarship project. Video of our first call on technical resilience is now live!
On May 17, 2021, Clarivate Analytics announced it was acquiring software, data, and analytics company ProQuest for $5.3 billion USD. We believe additional regulation, oversight, and action are needed, and call on the community to join us.
Over the past six months, we've been working with inclusion experts to ensure we are challenging structures that exacerbate inequity in research and scholarship. Here is an update on our efforts and resources created to support that work.