Posts in Open Doors

Elysejský klíč is Moving to the AO3

Elysejský klíč, a Harry Potter fanfiction and fanart archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work(s) on Elysejský klíč And what to do if you still have questions

The Common People Warehouse is Moving to the AO3

The Common People Warehouse, an archive for Marvel Comics fanfiction of The Common People genre, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work(s) on The Common People Warehouse And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation The Common People (TCP) was a genre of Marvel Comics fanfiction created by Kielle and Phil Foster and focusing on the ordinary people of the Marvel universe. In order to preserve and keep TCP stories available for old and new fans, the TCP Warehouse is being transferred to… Read more

Adding Works to Open Doors Collections

One of the main tasks of the OTW’s Open Doors project is to import at-risk archives of fanworks into AO3 collections. As part of that task, Open Doors searches for works already posted to AO3 to avoid importing duplicates. Until now, the archivist account would then invite the found work to the archive’s collection and bookmark the work if the invitation wasn’t accepted. Following recent changes to the collection invitation process, archivists now have the ability to automatically add a found work to the archive’s collection. This will only apply to works that were originally hosted on an imported archive, and is limited to the… Read more

Smoochies is Moving to the AO3

Smoochies, a multi-fandom fanfiction and fanart archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work on Smoochies And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation Smoochies was a site dedicated to bishounen, shounen-ai and yaoi fanworks. It ran from late 1997 to early 2003. During its life, it hosted some amazing works that its moderator, Melanie, would hate to see lost. They need to be preserved and enjoyed by new fans, instead of living on an old submissions cd-r in the back of a… Read more

Stayka’s Saint Seiya Archive is Moving to the AO3

Stayka’s Saint Seiya Archive, a collection of fanworks inspired by the manga Saint Seiya (Knights of the Zodiac), is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work(s) on Stayka’s Saint Seiya Archive And what to do if you still have questions