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Morane Gruenpeter

Research Software workshop at RDA P20: we will be there, are you?

Research Software workshop at RDA P20 conference

We are pleased to share that a research software workshop will be held as part of the RDA P20 plenary in Gothenburg and online, on Friday, March 24th. The workshop is organized by partners from the two European projects FAIR-IMPACT and FAIRCORE4OSC; Software Heritage is a partner in the projects […]

March 20, 2023

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Research Software gets on stage in two new European projects

In June 2020, exactly two years ago in the middle of the pandemic, a dedicated task force was assembled to work on Scholarly Infrastructures Research Software (SIRS) as part of a larger ecosystem called the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), an initiative supported by the European Commission, member states and […]

July 12, 2022

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Seventeen Software Heritage Ambassadors in 2021

The stated mission of Software Heritage is to build the universal software source code archive,  enabling a wealth of applications in academia, cultural heritage, industry and public administration. This is a humbling undertaking, and will only succeed if a large community teams up to contribute to it. The Software Heritage […]

December 21, 2021

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Software Stories: a novel approach to present landmark legacy code

During the fifth anniversary of Software Heritage, we have unveiled Software Stories, a novel approach to present the history of landmark software projects, making it accessible to a wide range of software enthusiasts without any technical background. The Software Stories project is a joint collaboration with the sciencestories.io team and […]

December 20, 2021

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Intrinsic and Extrinsic identifiers

Building a solid web of knowledge that lasts over time is of paramount importance for academia. A key component of this are the links between the different research outputs, and for this reason references, citations, and various systems of identifiers have been used for centuries, well before the computer era. […]

July 9, 2020

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Software Heritage contributes CodeMeta generator to the community

Software projects are a precious part of our technical, scientific and organisational knowledge, and that’s why Software Heritage’s mission is to collect, preserve and share all their source code. In order to make it easy to discover the software projects you may be interested in, among the tens of millions […]

March 18, 2020

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The swh-badges are here!

In recent years, the trend of adding badges to a repository’s README file, became very popular. Many possibilities exist; license, continuous integration, passing tests, peer reviewed, chat, release date, and much more… We are happy to introduce the Software Heritage badges (swh-badges), that you can use to link to the […]

January 13, 2020

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Research Software Hackathon at FORCE2019

Last week, we had the pleasure to participate in the Research Software Hackathon during the FORCE2019 conference. It was remarkable to see so many people interested in the same goal: making software a first class citizen in the scholarly world. The day started with engaging presentations about the different working […]

October 23, 2019

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FAIRsFAIR

FAIRsFAIR is a European project to foster 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 is being developed today resides in software and […]

March 7, 2019

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Depositing scientific software into Software Heritage

Thanks to a collaboration between Software Heritage (SWH), HAL-Inria and the CCSD, HAL is opening its doors to a new type of scientific deposit: software. Researchers now have the ability to deposit source code while contributing to Software Heritage, the Library of Alexandria of Software. A testing phase, started in […]

September 28, 2018

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