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  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Search OSF Registries

    Manual Registries
  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Tag Your Project

    You can add tags to your projects, components, and files to enhance discoverability of your work.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Generate Citations

    Every project, component, file, and user has a unique, persistent URL on the OSF. This means that anything you upload and make public on the OSF can be cited, giving you credit for your work. Pre-formatted citations are displayed on every Project and Component Overview page.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Create DOIs

    In addition to its own unique, persistent URLs, the OSF also offers DOIs and ARKs for your research. At this time, DOIs and ARKs can only be issued to public registrations.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    View Analytics

    You can measure the impact of your work with a variety of analytics found on the OSF.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Configure Notifications

    You can configure your OSF project or component to send you an email when new comments are added or when files are updated. You can choose to receive an email every time one of these actions happens or in the form of a daily digest.

    These settings apply only to you. Modifying them does not affect any other contributor on the project.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    License Your Project

    You can add a license to your project to allow others to copy, distribute, and make use of your data while allowing you to retain copyright. If you are not sure what license to apply to your work, you can get detailed information here: http://choosealicense.com/

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Rename a Project

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    View Recent Activity

    Every action performed in a project is logged by the OSF, so you'll always know what changes have been made and who made them.

  • Updated on: May 03, 2018

    Control Your Privacy Settings

    It can be useful to keep some parts of your project private while others are made public. Fine-grained privacy controls allow you to do this. This article describes how to make all or parts of your project public while keeping others private.