We acknowledge with gratitude the founders and charter sponsors who saw a crisis in scholarly publishing and took a risk to ameliorate it. Their original goals are at the heart of the decisions we make today.


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American Museum of Natural History
Arizona State University*
Auburn University*
Baylor University*
Boston College
Bowdoin College Library
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University
Brown University Library
California Digital Library*
Colorado State University
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Franklin and Marshall College
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College
Harvard University*
Indiana University
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Johns Hopkins University
Kansas State University*
Laval University*
Linda Hall Library
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Macalester College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
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Ohio University
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
Santa Clara University
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State University of New York at Albany
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Syracuse University*
Texas A&M University, College Station*
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University*
Tufts University
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alberta
University of Arizona*
University of Arkansas
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University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma*
University of Pittsburgh*
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University of Toronto
University of Utah*
University of Washington
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Windsor
University of Wisconsin-Madison*
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Utah Academic Library Consortium
Utah State University
Vanderbilt University*
Villanova University
Virginia Commonwealth
University Virginia Tech
Wabash College
Washington State University
Washington University, St. Louis
Wayne State University
Wesleyan University
Western Michigan University
York University

*Sponsors pledged $5,000+ in addition to charter support


With open access changing the way we work, we decided to take another leap of faith. Several institutions took that leap with us. We’d like to thank DartmouthGeorgia TechUniversity of Colorado BoulderUniversity of Michigan, and University of Washington for assisting and supporting our first open access journal, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene.

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