Our goal is to ensure that Open Access (OA) monographs are visible, discoverable, and potentially transformative in a highly diversified platform environment.

Beyond the PDF

Delivering OA book content cost effectively in a browser-native format (HTML + RDFa)

Reimagining infrastructure

Developing standards-based workflows and tools to transform complex long-form scholarly content at scale

Linking publishers and readers

Supporting strategically significant publishing efforts from university presses and other scholarly content providers

The currency of analytics

Tracking usage data along new dimensions to foster insights that inform publishing decisions

MUSEOpen is scheduled to launch in mid-2018.

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Project MUSE Accessibility

Accessibility Guide

Everything you need to know about accessibility on MUSE, whether you're a user, a content creator, a publisher, or anyone in-between, can be found here.


Compliance to Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act is measured by the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT). Project MUSE’s most recent VPAT can be found here.

WCAG 2.0

Compliance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is measured by the WCAG 2.0 Checklist. Project MUSE meets the AA level of WCAG 2.0 compliance. Details are available on our WCAG 2.0 checklist found here.

Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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