Owlstown is your online platform for creating an academic website that showcases your work, while being easy to maintain and update.
Designed and developed for PhDs (by a PhD), Owlstown has several benefits for academics that other website builders just don’t have.
No coding and no server maintenance means you can focus on sharing your academic content, save time for more research, and networking!
You can share your academic work in ways beyond just a plain list of publications, such as project summaries, presentation videos and slides, course descriptions, CVs, research statements, blog posts, etc.
Keep your website updated with all of your academic work, so people can be informed and inspired by all of your interesting research.
Edit your website wherever you have a browser (on desktop, tablet, or mobile)
We host your academic website for free. No server maintenance, no worries.
Select from several beautiful themes. Change themes with just a click of a button.
Your website looks great on every screen with mobile-friendly layouts.
Share your publications, projects, presentations, courses, and more!
Search for your publications and just click to add them to your website.
Import your publications and allow exporting via BibTeX
Blog about your work and lessons you learn during your academic career.
Use beautiful stock photos from Unsplash to add visuals to your website.
Customize themes with your favorite colors and fonts.
Embed videos, diagrams, Twitter timelines, Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets.
Edit text using Markdown or a visual text editor.
Owlstown is a project by Ian Li, Ph.D. He loves building web applications and designing user experiences. He also enjoys drawing, watching movies, and eating spicy foods. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters.