Software Heritage is now using GitLab!

We are delighted to announce that Software Heritage development and operations are now done on our own GitLab instance. It will improve our workflow and enable easier contributions from all interested in preserving software history. Thanks to the efforts of our sysadmin team, helped by Open Tech Strategies, we were able to smoothly transition from […]

febrero 2, 2023

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Software Heritage symposium and summit

The long term mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve, and share all publicly available software in source code form, serving a variety of needs ranging from cultural heritage to industry and research. On November 2021 we celebrated 5 years since the public unveiling in June 2016 and renewed the agreement with UNESCO. At the end of 2022 the Software Heritage archive […]

enero 16, 2023

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Meet our 23rd ambassador, Gilmary Gallon

We are delighted to introduce our 23rd ambassador, Gilmary Gallon, senior research and innovation associate. After an education orientated toward the pharmaceutical industry and a PhD in Chemistry and physicochemistry of bio-based materials intended for health application, Gilmary Gallon shifted away from academia to the world of private research and development. Nevertheless, his experience in […]

noviembre 29, 2022

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Introducing our newest ambassador, Joenio Marques da Costa!

We are delighted to introduce our 22nd ambassador, Joenio Marques da Costa. Joenio is a research Software Engineer at LISIS, a social science research laboratory. He works as a backend developer on the CorTexT platform and Risis Core Facility (RCF) project, and in a more general way, he strives to ensure the sustainability of the […]

noviembre 22, 2022

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Announcing SWHAP Days in October for Landmark Legacy Software Preservation

Software Heritage is an ambitious nonprofit, entirely Free/Open-Source Software (FOSS) initiative that aims at collecting, organizing, preserving for the very long term, and sharing all publicly available software in source code form, together with the corresponding complete development history where available. We are very excited to announce the launch of SWHAP Days, a two-day workshop […]

septiembre 30, 2022

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New user-dedicated features

Community/users new web page A new community/users page dedicated to Software Heritage users is now available on the website. On this page, you will find all the resources available to provide SWH users with help and support. On this occasion, we have introduced new user-oriented communication channels, as presented below. User-dedicated communication channels: swh-users mailing […]

septiembre 27, 2022

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Meet our 21st ambassador, Julien Caugant

We are delighted to introduce our 21st ambassador, Julien Caugant, from Aix Marseille University library.  Since 2010 Julien Caugant has been the assistant librarian at Aix-Marseille University. At the library, within the Open Science team, he supports faculty, researchers and students in the dissemination of their research productions via HAL, the french academic open repository. […]

septiembre 20, 2022

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Happy Ten Years anniversary, Guix!

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software that is publicly available, including its full development history. A few years ago, we announced the first results of a collaboration with GNU Guix, which was a stepping stone for the long-term reproducibility of research software. This collaboration is still going strong and […]

septiembre 15, 2022

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Archive access and update in just one click with the updateswh browser extension

Some great Software Heritage features… In january 2019 we announced Save Code Now, a feature that allows to add or instantly update a single repository in the Software Heritage archive. This feature is increasingly used and actively contributes to the growth and the update of the archive, but requires some juggling with the browser: one […]

agosto 2, 2022

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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 research communities to federate research […]

julio 12, 2022

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