Invest in Open Infrastructure is an initiative dedicated to improving funding and resourcing for open technologies and systems supporting research and scholarship. We do this by shedding light on challenges, conducting research, and working with decision makers to enact change.About IOI >>
We conduct and commission research to increase our understanding of the current landscape.Research
We create resources to help decision makers assess, build, and invest in open infrastructure.Resources
We pilot solutions and coordinate stakeholders to increase the sustainability of the sector.Community
We study open infrastructure and its changing landscape, gather and analyze data, and craft reports to share those findings with decision makers, tool providers, and members of the research community.Research & Resources >>
(This project is in collaboration with SPARC Europe.) “We see a diverse, interconnected, open, professional and viable, Open Science infrastructure (OSI) ecosystem in Europe on solid ground; one...
Designing a Preparedness Model for the Future of Open Scholarship The leading structures that conduct, publish and disseminate scholarly research are at risk of collapse. There’s an...
Research and scholarship is underpinned by a variety of tools, technologies and services ranging from for-profit commercial solutions and offerings from vendors to community-owned, open technologies and infrastructure....
On June 30th, IOI hosted a conversation on accountability and oversight in open infrastructure. The conversation provided a space to hear from experts in the field on how they are working to ensure accountability and oversight of data, technology, and infrastructure in academia, research, & beyond.
Join us on June 30th for our third conversation titled Ensuring Accountability and Oversight in Open Infrastructure. We’ll hear from experts in the field on how they are working to ensure accountability and oversight of data, technology, and infrastructure in academia, research, and beyond.
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.
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.