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About the Center for Open Science

We envision a future scholarly community in which the process, content, and outcomes of research are openly accessible by default.

Research Software Tools

Research Software Tools

We maintain the Open Science Framework (OSF) to help researchers conduct research more rigorously, and manage and share their work more openly.

Community Action

Community Action and Culture Change

From individuals to institutions, we educate, train, and support research communities and their affiliates toward greater adoption of open and reproducible practices.

Metascience and Research

Metascience and Research

We conduct research on research practices to understand areas of inefficiency, and to evaluate interventions to improve.

The open research lifecycle

Conduct your own open science

Share Data, Materials, or Code

Share Data, Materials, or Code

Making your work openly visible to other researchers invites collaboration, allows others to discover and build on your work, and facilitates replication.

Share your work
Share a Paper or Preprint

Share a Paper or Preprint

Sharing a paper or preprint on OSF accelerates scholarly communication, feedback that can improve the work, and discoverability of research. It only takes a few minutes.

Upload a paper
Register Your Research

Register Your Research

Create a time-stamped registration of any OSF project, or begin a preregistration prior to your study to increase the transparency and quality of your research.

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Support the open science movement

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Donate

When you support COS, you’re helping to change the culture toward more open, rigorous, reproducible research. Support open science with a donation today.

Spread the Message

Spread the Message

Our blog and YouTube channel provide excellent information about open research best practices. Share these resources, or become an advocate by joining the COS Ambassador program.

Join Our Team

Join Our Team

COS has an amazing team of researchers, designers, developers, and communicators that help move open science forward. View our openings.