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  • AO3 Reaches 5 Million Fanworks!

    Published: Sat 20 Jul 2019 12:10PM EDT Comments: 19

    On 17 July, the Archive of Our Own hit 2 million registered users. Today, we have reached an even more significant milestone: 5 million posted fanworks! \o/


  • 2019 Election Candidate Chat Date and How-To

    Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 11:59AM EDT Comments: 0

    The chat will be held in the Elections Discord server from 4pm-5:30pm UTC on Sunday, July 21. [What time is that for me?] Please note that though the link to the chat server is already active, chatting capabilities will not be enabled until approximately half an hour before the chats begin.


  • June 2019 Newsletter, Volume 136

    Published: Fri 12 Jul 2019 12:07PM EDT Comments: 8

    Our Elections team has been busy as this year’s OTW Board Directors election season has begun! The election will be held from 9-12 August, but in the meantime you can learn more about the three candidates competing for positions on the Board at our Elections page (for personal reasons, one of the original four candidates has withdrawn her candidacy). The Elections Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed questions for the upcoming candidates Q & A, answers to which will be posted to the Elections page.