Share your academic work without the hassle
Before Owlstown: People are not finding you online. You’re not sharing your latest academic work. Your website is taking time away from your research. After Owlstown: Your work is inspiring people. Your academic work is all online and up-to-date. You have more time for research and networking.
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Dr. Rachel Michelle Gunter
Professor, Collins College
How it works
1. Start in minutes. 🚀
Start your website with your name and a short intro. Select a design and add some pictures in just a few clicks. No code, no server setup, no hassle.
2. Grow over time. 🌱
Templates take the guesswork out of adding content to your website. Add your publications, project summaries, presentations, courses, blog posts.
3. Share widely. 🙌
Your content is automatically shared with the Owlstown Community. Share links to your pages on social media, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Colin Whaley, MSc
Medical Student, McMaster University
Select from many themes
Designed for PhDs (by a PhD)
Designed and developed for PhDs (by a PhD), Owlstown has several benefits for academics that other website builders just don’t have.
Save time for more research
No coding and no server maintenance means you can focus on sharing your academic content, save time for more research, and networking!
Share all types of content
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
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.
Mobile friendly themes
Your website looks great on every screen with mobile-friendly layouts.
Any type of academic content
Share your publications, projects, presentations, courses, and more!
Find and import publications
Search for your publications and just click to add them to your website.
BibTeX import and export
Import your publications and allow exporting via BibTeX
Blog about your work and lessons you learn during your academic career.
Free stock photos
Use beautiful stock photos from Unsplash to add visuals to your website.
Colors and fonts
Customize themes with your favorite colors and fonts.
Embed videos, diagrams, Twitter timelines, Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets.
Markdown or visual text
Edit text using Markdown or a visual text editor.
Trusted by students and professors
Who is making Owlstown?
Owlstown is a project by Ian Li, PhD. 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.