Software Heritage in 2023: a perspective

As we enter 2024, we publish, as usual, our annual report on the past year, and like last year this is now available as a → standalone document ←, making it easier to grasp the breadth of the mission, follow the progress made and share it with a broader audience. The start of 2023 witnessed the […]

February 1, 2024

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The Archives and Libraries Interest Group, ALIG, welcomes CSAL members

With great pleasure, we announce that The Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries (CSAL) on behalf of its members is partnering with Software Heritage. We welcome the CSAL members who have already committed to support with their financial contribution to the long-term mission of Software Heritage: Universität Bern ETH Zürich Universität Luzern Université de Neuchâtel CERN […]

July 4, 2024

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Software Heritage Expands Research Focus and Seeks New CTO

Since its inception, the Software Heritage archive has been dedicated to serving multiple societal needs: preserving the software commons for future generations, providing a referenceable catalogue of software source code for technology creators, enhancing scientific reproducibility through software archival and persistent identification, and enabling large-scale analyses of public code for a variety of applications. With […]

July 3, 2024

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Meet our 3rd ambassador in 2024, Giacomo Lorenzetti!

We are delighted to introduce our 3rd ambassador in 2024, Giacomo Lorenzetti! Giacomo Lorenzetti works as a Research Software Engineer at Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA). After an education in physics, he joined libre software communities, being an Open Source Developer at Stockfish, an open-source chess engine, and taking care […]

June 13, 2024

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Presenting SWHIDs at PIDfest 2024

Software Heritage at PIDFest: The Conference on Persistent Identifiers! We are delighted to share that Miguel Colom, senior researcher at Centre Borelli, ENS Paris-Saclay, will be presenting SWHID at PIDFest, the conference on persistent identifiers. Morane Gruenpeter, Head of Open Science at Software Heritage, will be joining it online. Session Overview: In the vast landscape of […]

June 6, 2024

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The Archives and Libraries Interest Group welcomes CRKN members

With great pleasure, we announce that the Canadian Research Knowledge Network – Réseau canadien de documentation pour la recherche (CRKN-RCDR) is partnering with Software Heritage by way of the fifth funding cycle of the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS). We welcome the CRKN members who have already committed to support with their […]

May 31, 2024

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Meet our 2nd ambassador in 2024, Linda Angulo-Lopez!

We are delighted to introduce our 2nd ambassador in 2024, Linda Angulo-Lopez! Linda is a Data Research Officer at Ecole Centrale Lyon, a scientific graduate school. Her role involves defining, implementing, and managing support services for researchers in research data management, in collaboration with various stakeholders within the institution, such as the library. She participates […]

May 23, 2024

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Reach the next level with the Mooc “Reproducible Research II: Practices and tools for managing computations and data”

Reproducible research? Challenge accepted!  If massive data and complex calculations (in terms of duration and/or code size) are part of your daily life, then you should register now for the new edition of the MOOC “Reproducible Research”. Its contents are aimed at researchers and engineers who are looking for good control of their computing environments.  […]

May 7, 2024

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About software preservation: a reading list based upon “Towards Preserving Digital Culture”, the interviews series by Camille Françoise

Our Software Heritage ambassador Camille Françoise asked experts, with different backgrounds, to share their thoughts on software preservation in an interview series published in Medium. This blogpost will give you an overview of the series.  Camille Françoise is a passionate open culture advocate. Camille is Product Manager Research and Heritage at the Netherlands Institute for […]

April 23, 2024

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The 2024 Roadmap Unveiled: A Vision for Software Heritage

The essential mission at Software Heritage is to build the long-term universal source code archive, by collecting, preserving and sharing the source code of all software publicly available. Since the beginning, we have faced complex technical challenges to build a robust, scalable and resilient infrastructure. 2023 has been a decisive year to make significant progress […]

April 9, 2024

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