OPEN, TRANSPARENT, AND REPRODUCIBLE SCIENCE IS STRONGER SCIENCE.
At the Center for Open Science, our mission is to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scholarly research. Promoting these practices within the research, funding, and publishing communities accelerates scientific progress.
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How do we support an open research life cycle?
Research Software and Storage
COS has developed a variety of software tools and workflows based on our free Open Science Framework to help researchers manage and archive their research, privately or publicly.
COS helps connect and build open science communities of researchers, their affiliated institutions, their funders, and the publishers of research outcomes.
Metascience and Research
COS supports and conducts research on scientific practices. Our team members are thought leaders on open science and our tools serve as critical research platforms.
COS maintains free, easy-to-adopt tools, services, and communities for scientists who wish to develop research practices that make their work more accessible and reproducible. Explore simple steps toward open science.
Adopt Our Publishing Guidelines
COS maintains a variety of integrated, powerful tools and services for journals, societies, and funders to minimize complexity and encourage openness and preregistration. Read more about how COS can assist you.