ALIG members

Archives and Libraries Interest Group Members

Support of Software Heritage by academic organisations is vital in building a mutualized infrastructure in service of the Scholarly Ecosystem. We are very grateful to all our supporting academic organisations worldwide.

Software Heritage is an infrastructure designed to last.
Supporting Software Heritage means investing in a sustainable infrastructure in all its dimensions:

  • Technical sustainability through open standards, a network of mirrors
  • Institutional sustainability through its governance model and economic model involving public and private actors
Meet our members

We are pleased to introduce the members of the Software Heritage ALIG, whose support is crucial to our mission of building the universal source code archive. Their contributions are essential for us to offer the services our community depends on. We sincerely appreciate the trust our supporters have placed in us.

  • Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN)
    •  Memorial University of Newfoundland
    • Université de Montréal
    • University of Toronto
    • York University
    • University of Saskatchewan
    • University of New Brunswick
    • Western University

  • Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries (CSAL)
    • Universität Bern
    • ETH Zürich
    • Universität Luzern
    • Université de Neuchâtel
    • CERN
Why become a member?

The Archives and Libraries Interest Group (ALIG) brings together stakeholders that are interested in supporting unfettered access, reference and citation of software produced by academic research, reinforcing the principles of open science. 

By joining the ALIG, you become part of a community of libraries that not only utilize the archive but also actively contribute by sharing your specific needs. You can exchange experiences and best practices, and help shape new features. Your input is essential for Software Heritage to adapt and evolve according to the diverse needs of its users.

Your membership contribution provides a stable financial basis for the archive, mutualising its cost with all other members.

Membership levels

There are different membership levels, providing benefits according to the contribution amount.

Annual membership €50,000€25,000€10,000€8,000€4,000€2,000
Support Benefits:

Acknowledgment on ALIG page & Access to IG mailing list






Software Archival help-desk
Participation at general assemblyYesYesYes

Access to the Contributor recognition program

Personalized quote for your press releaseYes

A 25% discount will be applied to institutions supporting via a billing consortium. Please contact us for further information.

You can pledge for a period of one year, or longer (three years recommended). The payment can either be paid in one lump sum, up-front, or on an annual basis.

How to become a Member?

Becoming a member is very easy, just write to indicating the desired membership level and duration, and we’ll get to you. 

SCOSS | Fifth Funding Cycle

Software Heritage has been selected by The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) for the 5th pledging round, recognizing Software Heritage as a crucial open science infrastructure ensuring continuous access to the software code outputs generated by researchers worldwide.

Watch the 2-min pitch:

Part of the SCOSS Family

As part of the SCOSS family, Software Heritage is now part of a community of practice, building an ecosystem of open infrastructures.

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