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Adoption Level: Significant

Description: This technology has been deployed or used in a significant number of instances


Technologies with this adoption level
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
Counter COUNTER provides the standard that enables the knowledge community to count the use of electronic resources. Known as the Code of Practice, the standard ensures vendors and publishers can provide their library customers with consistent, credible and comparable usage data.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Non-profit Organisation
Dataverse Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
DSpace Open source institutional repository software
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Electric Book Manager Electric Book is a Jekyll-based tool for producing print PDF, digital PDF, EPUB, website, and app versions of books from a single markdown, YAML, and HTML-based content source. It was developed by consultancy and service provider Electric Book Works.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
EPrints Services EPrints is a free and open-source software package for building open access repositories.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Fedora Fedora is a modular, open source repository system for the management and dissemination of digital content.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Hugo Hugo is a static HTML and CSS website generator written in Go. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full HTML website.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Hypher Hypher is a hyphenation engine written in JavaScript for web browsers using jQuery. It comes with hy
Significant TR9 Minimally Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
JATS JATS is an application of NISO Z39.96-2019, which defines a set of XML elements and attributes for tagging journal articles and describes three article models.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Non-profit Organisation
KaTeX KaTeX is a LaTeX-based typesetting tool for mathematical expressions developed by the Khan Academy. It is billed as the fastest math typesetting library for the web because it renders math in real time without the need to reflow the page. It is self-contained with no dependencies and can run server-side or in the browser.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
MathJax MathJax is a JavaScript display engine for mathematics typesetting that works in web browsers. It provides support for LaTeX, MathML, and AsciiMath in the web based interace. MathJax has a modular design; it is designed for accessibility and interoperability with other applications.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Mukurtu Mukurtu is a content management system developed by Washington State University to serve as a repository for Indigenous communities to manage, share, and exchange their digital heritage in culturally relevant and ethically minded ways.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
OAI-PMH The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Omeka Omeka is a web-based platform for creating and sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Initially developed at George Mason University and sustained by the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, Omeka has been primarily targeted towards libraries, museums, historical societies, and the like. Omeka enables institutions to publish collections and narrative exhibits to the web easily, but its publishing features, standards-based metadata, collection management, and authoring tools make it a publishing system more generally. Omeka S, a newer variant than Omeka Classic, supports multiple publications from a single installation, with a linked open data infrastructure.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
OSF Preprints Branded preprint servers backed by the OSF.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
paged.js Paged.js is a comprehensive print-oriented production system that runs on CSS and JavaScript in a web browser. Developed by the PagedMedia initiative, it aims to offer a best-of-breed CSS-based typesetter as open-source software. It can display both paginated output and editable CSS on a page so that the CSS can be tweaked and changes can be viewed in real time.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Peer Community In The “Peer Community in” (PCI) is a non-profit scientific organization that aims to create specific communities of researchers reviewing and recommending, for free, unpublished preprints in their field
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Pressbooks Pressbooks is a web-based book editing and production system that exports in multiple formats: ebooks, webbooks, print-ready PDF, and various XML types. The system is built on top of Wordpress, but makes significant changes to the admin interface, presentation layer, and export routines to for web, ebook, and print formats. Pressbooks is widely used in the open textbook and open educational resouces community.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
ProseMirror ProseMirror is a JavaScript framework to develop visual text editors online. It can support collaborative editing in real time. It has a modular architecture that makes sure users only load the code they need, and can replace parts of the system as needed. ProseMirror supports extensible document schemas that allow users to edit documents with a custom structure without writing their own editor from scratch. It has a plugin system that allows users to easily enable additional functionality, and package their own extensions in a convenient format. Prosemirror is used by several major online news sources (NYTimes, Guardian), as well as inside tools like PubPub and Coko Foundation's Wax editor.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Individual Maintainer
Samvera Samvera is not one single software product; rather, it is a suite of components built and supported by the Samvera Community. In addition, Samvera draws on many more open source components, from the Blacklight discovery application, supported by an overlapping community, to Solr, maintained by the Apache Foundation and used widely and internationally across commerce, education and beyond. The aim of Samvera, as a community and software stack, is to work together to deliver common core repository functionality, in a way that can be flexibly applied to a range of use cases.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Scholastica Professional peer review and open access publishing solutions for journal programs of any size.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Shiny Shiny is an authoring and editorial development software developed by RStudio. It allows users to interact with web-based interactive applications that contain data and analysis using R. Shiny can create standalone apps on a webpage or embed them in R Markdown documents or build dashboards. Shiny requires only a R installation and a web browser.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Commercial Vendor
Solr Solr is a standalone enterprise search server with a REST-like API. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Blacklight Blacklight is an open source Solr user interface discovery platform. You can use Blacklight to enable searching and browsing of your collections. Blacklight uses the Apache Solr search engine to search full text and/or metadata. Blacklight has a highly configurable Ruby on Rails front-end. Blacklight was originally developed at the University of Virginia Library and is made public under an Apache 2.0 license.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Zotero Zotero is a desktop and/or network-based reference-management software for scholars. It has the ability to organize, collect, and format references and bibliographies for MS Word, LibreOffice, Google Docs, and other text-editing software. It also supports an enormous number of citation styles, and also provides a well designed document (web and PDF) collection and note-taking facility. Zotero is a social network that facilitates group collaboration, sharing, and publishing of reference lists. Originally developed in 2006 at George Mason U, Zotero is now a robust desktop tool as well as a full-featured web application, used by over 5 million scholars.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Memento Memento is a standard protocol (IETF RFC 7089) to connect the present representation of a web resource with past representations of that resource. "With Memento, you are able to access a version of a Web resource as it existed at some date in the past, by entering that resource's HTTP address in your browser like you always do, and by specifying the desired date in a browser plug-in." (from http://mementoweb.org/about/)
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Non-profit organisation Non-profit Organisation
Signposting Signposting is an approach to make the scholarly web more friendly to machines. It uses Typed Links as a means to clarify patterns that occur repeatedly in scholarly portals. For resources of any media type, these typed links are provided in HTTP Link headers. For HTML resources, they may additionally be provided in HTML link elements. (from https://signposting.org)
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
epub.js epub.js is a JavaScript library that provides a robust drop-in EPUB reader application to any website, providing styling, pagination, and persistence. The project comes from FuturePress, an offshoot of the UC Berkeley School of Information.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Hypothesis Hypothesis is an open source web annotation tool.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Non-profit Organisation
Invenio Invenio is an open source project that was initially developed by CERN. The Invenio brand covers a suite of currently three main products developed by the Invenio community: 1) InvenioRDM - a repository/document management platform 2) InvenioILS - an integrated library system 3) Invenio Framework - a code library to build large-scale information systems such as InvenioRDM and InvenioILS
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Non-profit Organisation
Lodel Lodel is the journal publishing software for the French OpenEdition publishing platform. It provides content management and import/conversion to bring word processor documents into an XML-based article production environment.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Jupyter Notebook Jupyter Notebook is a web-based notebook environment for interactive computing, part of the mutifacted Project Jupyter (formerly iPython) which seeks to provide an open platform and toolkit for interactive and reproducible computing. It is a browser-based application that facilitates creation and sharing of documents that contain live code (over 40 programming languages), equations, visualizations, and narrative text.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Manifold Scholarship Manifold is a collaborative, web-based scholarly publishing system designed by the University of Minnesota Press and the CUNY Graduate Center. Manifold provides a dynamic approach to publishing book-length works capable of gathering commentary, annotation, and revisions within the publication. Built to publish long-form digital monographs, Manifold is also used in service of open educational resources, journals, and collaborative scholarly projects. Tt is currently used by twenty-eight publishers, including the University of Minnesota Press, the City University of New York, and the University of Arizona Press, as well as digital humanities centers and teaching and learning centers.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Open Journal Systems Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open source software application for managing and publishing scholarly journals.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)