Using FLOSSmole Data

This collection of resources related to using FLOSSmole data offers several ways to see how the data are used, get ideas, and get help. These resources have been developed and expanded based on popular demand, so if you'd like to see other tools or resources, just ask!

  • Database schema documents will help you figure out what data are available and how to access them.
  • Data collection details are an additional source of documentation about each of the sources of FLOSSmole data. We recommend consulting these details as you plan your analysis.
  • Examples such as visualizations and queries demonstrate potential uses of the FLOSSmole data.
  • Research publications based on FLOSSmole data provide details on how researchers have employed the data. If you have a paper based on FLOSSmole data that isn't in our list, please let us know!
  • Mailing list membership is the best way to stay on top of FLOSSmole news and community discussion.

As a condition of using FLOSSmole data, authors should include the following citation in their publications:

Howison, J., Conklin, M., & Crowston, K. (2006). FLOSSmole: A collaborative repository for FLOSS research data and analyses. International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering, 1(3), 17–26.