The project "Open Encyclopedia System" (OES) will develop customizable workflows for the production and reviewing of encyclopedic articles, editing tools and functionalities for community engagement to create, publish and maintain academic reference works. The project's general objective is to develop a standardized online platform for building and maintaining online encyclopedias in the fields of humanities and social sciences that are accessible worldwide via Open Access. OES aspires to become an interactive research and publication platform for academics around the globe. The project has received funding for a three-year period from the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Its first use cases will be:
What we accomplished so far:
Release of new features for 1914-1918-online:
Public release of 1914-1918-online 2.0 with community features in May 2018:
Release of OES alpha by the first half of 2018
General Availability of OES by the first quarter of 2019