Ambra is an innovative Open Source platform for publishing Open Access research articles. It provides features for post-publication discussion and versioned articles that allows for a “living” document around which further scientific discoveries can be made. The platform is in active development by PLOS (Public Library of Science) and is licensed under the MIT License.

Ambra is currently used for by the following journals and publishing platforms:

Get started:
We have provided Ambra web archive (WAR) files here that can be deployed and evaluated on a web server. Check out the User Documentation to get started.

Cite this entry: "Ambra," in Open Access resources, September 6, 2018,