ZMO strives to use open infrastructure to promote open science and to make research more accessible and impactful. By using open infrastructure, ZMO scholars can collaborate more effectively, share their work more widely, and make a greater contribution to the global community of knowledge.

Further information about different open infrastructure tools

Amnesia High accuracy Data Anonymization tool

Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources

Transkribus is a platform for text recognition, transcription, and searching of historical documents powered by artificial intelligence. It can be used from anywhere, in any time period, and in any language.

Part of ZMO Infrastructure

Delve into the depths of history with ZMO's special collection, a treasure trove of research materials from the Middle East, Africa, Eurasia, South, and Southeast Asia.

Islam West Africa Collection (IWAC) is a collaborative, open-access digital database that currently contains over 5,000 research materials on Islam and Muslims in Burkina Faso, Benin, Niger, Nigeria, Togo and Côte d'Ivoire.

Contact: Alisher Karabaev, openscience(at)