Welcome

SocArXiv, open archive of the social sciences, provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code. SocArXiv is dedicated to opening up social science, to reach more people more effectively, to improve research, and build the future of scholarly communication.

SocOpen.org is our blog and information center. The site hosts announcements of news and developments related to the archive, as well as essays that reflect the views of the listed authors.

SocArXiv is housed at the University of Maryland, and is directed by a steering committee of sociologists and members of the research library community. They are:

Our technology partner is the Center for Open Science, which hosts the Open Science Framework Preprints server, of which we are an organizational member.

SocArXiv is supported by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Open Society Foundations.

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