Science blogging on steroids.

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

Trusted by 108 science blogs so far, including

Chris HartgerinkChroknowlogyCitation Style LanguageCOREF BlogCorin WagenCritical MetascienceDonny WinstonEconomics from the Top DownEdición y comunicación de la CienciaElephant in the LabEurope PMC News BlogEverything is ConnectedFAIR Data DigestFlavours of OpenFreakTakesFront MatterGemeinsamer Blog der DINI AGsGigaBlogHenry Rzepa's BlogI.D.E.A.S.Irish PlantsJabberwocky EcologyJournal of Open Source Software Blog |kumulonimbusLiberate ScienceMartin Paul EveOA.Works BlogOpen Access Blog BerlinOpenCitations blogPosts | Prof. Dr. Marco KalzPosts | Sven LieberQDR BlogquantixedrOpenSci - open tools for open scienceSamuel MooreScholarly Communications Lab | ScholCommLabSci:DebugStasisStories by Adam Day on MediumStories by Kristian Garza on MediumStories by Mark Rubin on MediumStories by Research Graph on MediumSyldavia GazetteSyntaxus baccataThe IdeophoneTriton StationUnderworld Geodynamics CommunityUpstreamŞerh

Frequently asked questions

    • When does the Rogue Scholar launch?

      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.

    • How can I sign up for the Rogue Scholar?

      Fill out the form linked from the homepage. 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 current release supports English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German and Italian. 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 Atom feed (or feed in other format such as RSS or JSON Feed).

    • My RSS feed only contains summaries of blog posts.

      You need to provide all content via RSS feed, so that can we implement archiving and full-text search.

    • 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 quarterly invoices for the posts we have archived in the previous three months if there are more than 50 posts per year.

    • 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.

Simple pricing for everyone.

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

Starter

For most blogs.

Free

  • Multiple authors
  • Archive up to 50 posts per year
  • Full-text search of all posts
  • Register DOIs with metadata

Team

Perfect for larger blogs.

$1 per post

  • Everything in Starter
  • Archive an unlimited number of posts
Pay for more blog posts

Enterprise

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

Personal

For personal blogs.

Free

  • Archive an unlimited number of posts
  • Full-text search of all posts
  • Register DOIs with metadata

Project

For blogs from grant-funded projects.

$150 per blog

  • Everything in Team for up to five years
  • Register DOIs with funder and grant metadata
  • Track blog post citations and usage statistics
Pay for project blog

Statistics

Fundamental numbers describing the included blogs and posts.

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