Science Blogging on steroids.

The Rogue Scholar improves your science blog in important ways,
including full-text search, DOIs and metadata, and long-term archiving.

Trusted by thirty-four science blogs so far, including

Front MatterOA.Works BlogFlavours of OpenUpstreamSyldavia GazetteI.D.E.A.S.Irish PlantsJabberwocky EcologyquantixedChris HartgerinkLiberate ScienceSamuel MooreStories by Mark Rubin on MediumCritical MetascienceStories by Adam Day on MediumSyntaxus baccataOpenCitations blogJournal of Open Source Software BlogStories by Kristian Garza on Medium

Simple pricing for everyone.

Support all kinds of science blogs, from personal blog to organizational newsletters.


For most blogs.


  • Archive up to 50 posts per year
  • Register DOIs with metadata
  • Full-text search
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Perfect for larger blogs.

$1 per post

  • Everything in starter
  • Archive an unlimited number of posts


Having special requirements.

Contact us

  • Everything in team
  • Archive a blog without active RSS feed
  • Support other languages
  • Support podcasts and vlogs
  • Custom feature development

Frequently asked questions

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, go to our Documentation or reach out to support via the Rogue Scholar Discord Forum.

    • When does the Rogue Scholar launch?

      The Rogue Scholar is available with limited functionality since April 1, 2023.

    • When will the full functionality of the Rogue Scholar become available?

      The full functionality (DOI and metadata registration, archiving of full-text content, and full-text search) will become available during the second quarter of 2023.

    • How can I sign up for the Rogue Scholar?

      Fill out the form linked from page. We will add your blog to the Rogue Scholar and notify you within two business days.

    • Why would the Rogue Scholar not accept my blog?

      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.

    • Does the Rogue Scholar accept blogs about scholarship?

      Yes. We accept blogs about all forms of scholarship. The term “science” is used in the broadest sense.

    • What languages does the Rogue Scholar support?

      The initial release will support English and German. Additional languages will be added based on user requests.

    • How does the Rogue Scholar archive my blog?

      We will harvest your content and metadata using your RSS feed.

    • What feed formats does the Rogue Scholar support?

      We support feeds using RSS, Atom or JSON Feed. Contact us for support of custom extensions.

    • My RSS feed only contains summaries of blog posts.

      You need to provide all content via RSS feed, but this can also be a private feed.

    • Does the Rogue Scholar support podcasts and vlogs?

      Podcasts and vlogs are supported, but at an additional cost. Reach out to us via email.

    • What does archiving my blog with the Rogue Scholar cost?

      The Rogue Scholar is free for the first 50 posts per year. After that, it costs $1 per post.

    • When do I pay for my posts?

      We will send you annual invoices for the posts we have archived in the previous year if there are more than 50 posts.

    • What costs are there for users of the Rogue Scholar?

      The Rogue Scholar is and will always be free to use and reuse, all content is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.

    • Can I sponsor or otherwise support the Rogue Scholar?

      We appreciate donations and other forms of support. Reach out to us via email.


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