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Science and technology links [22-05-2016]


Here are some interesting links connecting technology and science.

Open Scholar

Open Scholar is a open source content management system based on Drupal. This means it’s written in PHP. It is developed at Harvard University at the Institute of Quantitative Social Science.

Open Science Framework

OSF is a management system for scientific projects. It can be used as a hosted service right at the site or self-hosted. OSF is witten in Python and developed by the Center for Open Science.

The Dataverse Project

The Dataverse Project is a research data repository software. There are at the time of this writing 17 interconnected installations around the world. The software is written in Java and is developed by the aforementioned Institute of Quantitative Social Science at Harvard.


Figshare is a repository for research output (mainly publications or papers). It’s a closed-source hosted service developed by Digital Science which also developed Overleaf. More on scientific writing solutions in a later post.