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Launched: 2023
Record Updated: Apr 18, 2024
Discovery system
Preservation system
The Rogue Scholar improves your science blog in important ways, including full-text search, long-term archiving, DOIs and metadata.


Make scholarly blogs part of the scholarly record by providing long-term archiving, DOI registration and discovery services.

Key Achievements

Included 65 science blogs since starting registrations in April 2023, with more than 9,000 blog posts. Ingesting and archiving content from 11 different blogging platforms, and written in four different languages.

Technical Attributes

Open Code Repository


Maintenance Status

Actively maintained

Technical Documentation


Open Product Roadmap

In Progress

Open API


Open Data Statement


Content Licensing

We only cover blogs that write about science, and where the full-text content is made available via RSS feed and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.

Hosting Options & Service Providers

Hosting Strategy

Not applicable

What other tools and projects does your project interact with?

Crossref, ORCID, GitHub

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

In Progress

Contribution Guidelines or Fora


Code License


User Contribution Pathways

  • Contribute funds
  • Contribute to code
  • Contribute to education or training

Policies & Governance

Governance Summary

No governance is known of at this time.


Privacy Policy

In Progress

Open Data Statement


Governance Activities

In Progress

Governance Structure & Processes

In Progress

Transparent Pricing and Cost Expectations


Additional Information

Organizational History

The Rogue Scholar is available with limited functionality since April 1, 2023, and full functionality (DOI and metadata registration, archiving of full-text content, and full-text search) since July 1, 2023.

Organizational Structure

Business or Ownership Model

Commercial (for-profit)

Full-time Staff



Primary Funding Source


Funding Needs

Support the operating costs for Rogue Scholar (DOI registrations with Crossref, archiving with Internet Archive, server infrastructure) to allow Rogue Scholar to scale.