Get Up to Speed with OSPO Explainers

Welcome to the OSPO Explainer Video Library, a collection of bite-sized tutorial videos tackling a variety of open source essentials. New topics added monthly – drop us a line if there’s a topic you’re interested in that’s not on our list yet.

Coming Soon: What is an Open Source License, README Basics, and Citing Research Software!

Explainer 01 – What is Open Source Software?

Let’s talk¬†about the definition of the term open source and the reasons why you may choose to use or contribute to open-source software. We also point to free resources for deeper learning.