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Show your research software to the world

TheResearch Software Directoryis designed to show the impact research software has on research and society. We stimulate the reuse of research software and encourage proper citation of research software to ensure researchers and RSEs get credit for their work.
386 Software
packages registered
285 Projects
377 Organisations
884 Contributors
to research software
2306 Mentions
of research software

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Our goals

Show the impact of research software

By showing how research software relates to other research outputs, events, news items, etc.

Encourage proper citation of research software

We provide citation information that you can download and use in your publications.

Make it easy to find and reuse research software

All information is collected on a single page, making it easier to find software relevant to your research.

Share metadata about research software

The data we collect is openly accessible and shared with other open science platforms.

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About us

The Research Software Directory is an open source project initiated by the Netherlands eScience Center and jointly developed with Helmholtz. Feel free to contact us or join our effort!

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