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* Digital Scholarship: Scalar

What is Scalar?

Developed by The Alliance for Networking Visual Culture at USC, Scalar is a free, open source authoring and publishing platform that’s designed to make it easy for authors to write long-form, born-digital scholarship online.

Learning Scalar at UR

How do I get Scalar?

  • You can have the Scalar project at USC host your publication. Visit and click "Sign up" on the right.
  • You can install your own copy of Scalar through the River Campus Libraries' free Digital Scholar service. Sign up at

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