Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards grant for arXiv upgrade

« arXiv.org, the influential open access repository for global scientific research, will begin the first phrase of a three-year overhaul and modernization with the help of a $445,000 grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The Sloan Foundation grant will fund the creation of a detailed blueprint for next-generation arXiv – to be known as arXiv-NG – allowing planners to establish new partnerships, identify necessary resources and build a core development team to lead the modernization process. (…) »