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Marla da Silva

Archiving SourceForge and supporting Bazaar

As announced here before, we received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support contributions from experts that want to help increase the coverage of the Software Heritage archive. After a first subgrant awarded to Cottage Labs and a second one awarded to Stefan Sperling, today we are […]

January 21, 2021

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Software Heritage in 2020: looking beyond the crisis

The year that has passed since we posted our last activity report is a very special one: humankind has been confronted with a global crisis that young generations have never seen the equivalent before, but it is not the first time we are confronted with such a challenge, and it […]

January 7, 2021

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Introducing the Software Heritage Ambassador programme

We are delighted to announce the Software Heritage ambassador programme, and look forward to welcome enthusiastic organizations and individuals that want to help spread the word about Software Heritage and the services it provides to society as a whole. The mission of Software Heritage is to build a common, multi-stakeholder, […]

December 22, 2020

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Towards a better understanding of FAIR principles for software

As announced at our latest annual progress report (2019), we participate in the FAIRsFAIR european project (Fostering Fair Data Practices in Europe) which aims to supply practical solutions for the use of the FAIR data principles throughout the research data life cycle. A large part of the technical and scientific knowledge that […]

December 15, 2020

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Improving the Subversion loader and adding a CVS loader

As announced before, we received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support contributions from experts that want to help increase the coverage of the Software Heritage archive. After a first subgrant awarded to Cottage Labs  with a particular focus on Open Access, Open Science and Open Source, […]

December 10, 2020

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Bringing software to the limelight in the Research Data Alliance

“Sometimes, if you don’t have the software, you don’t have the data” Christine Borgman, Paris, 2018 Supporting Open Science and reproducibility of research is part of our mission: we are are building the essential infrastructure to support archival and reference of source code, supporting the scholarly echosystem, we contribute to […]

December 3, 2020

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CNRS joins forces with Software Heritage for Open Science

Today, we are excited to share the news that CNRS, a driving force in the Open Science movement that wants to render accessible to all the results of public research, has joined our growing community as a Platinum sponsor  to build together the software pillar of Open Science putting software […]

November 26, 2020

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CNRS

CNRS’s support to Software Heritage, a universal, open and sustainable software archive, is a natural part of our proactive approach in favour of open science, a necessary revolution in which everyone must play a part. — Antoine Petit, Chairman and CEO, CNRS

November 18, 2020

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eLife archives research software in Software Heritage

Supporting Open Science and reproducibility of research is part of our mission, and we are excited to announce that the journal eLife has decided to systematically save source code repositories in the Software Heritage archive containing all software artifacts associated with the published article. eLife is an open-access journal aiming […]

November 12, 2020

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Connecting scholarly repositories with the Software Heritage archive

As announced few months ago, we received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support contributions from experts that want to help increase the coverage of the Sofware Heritage archive. Today, we are delighted to announce that a first subgrant has been awarded to Cottage Labs a software […]

October 27, 2020

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