A fan-created, fan-run, non-profit, non-commercial archive for transformative fanworks, like fanfiction, fanart, fan videos, and podfic

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The Archive of Our Own is a project of the Organization for Transformative Works.

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  • Tag Wrangling & Graphics Volunteers Needed

    Published: Mon 20 Apr 2015 12:22PM EDT Comments: 1

    We would like to thank everyone who responded to our previous call for Communications Staff: AD&T Liaison, Strategic Planning staff, and Translation volunteers. Today, we're excited to announce the opening of applications for:


  • Ebooks Tree and Fanwork Content

    Published: Wed 15 Apr 2015 02:58PM EDT Comments: 110

    The OTW began receiving reports on Monday, April 13, that a site called Ebooks Tree was hosting downloadable files of works posted to the Archive of Our Own, and that they were charging for access to these files. Since then our Legal team has been investigating the entities involved and our Accessibility, Design, & Technology Committee has been finding out what had been done with AO3 content and how.


  • A look at the Archive servers, then and now

    Published: Wed 08 Apr 2015 02:17AM EDT Comments: 77

    The Archive of Our Own started out as a pipe dream: What if we, the fans, actually owned the servers that house our fanworks? What if we got to write our own Terms of Service, and weren't dependent on for-profit companies to host our fannish spaces?