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OSS Watch is the United Kingdom's advisory service for issues relating to free and open source software in the Further Education and Higher Education sectors. Since 2003 it has provided consultations and briefing materials about the legal, social, technical and economic aspects of open source software. OSS Watch also organises and attends conferences and workshops relating to free and open source software both within and outside the academic sector. OSS Watch receives funding via the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and is based within the University of Oxford. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: OSS Watch)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'oss watch': 12 (0.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'oss watch' across all Ariadne articles: 65
  • Average number of references to 'oss watch' per Ariadne article: 5.42
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'oss watch': 2004-01
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'oss watch':

  1. randy metcalfe (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. sebastian rahtz (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. adrian stevenson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. mike fraser (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. tracey stanley (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Building Open Source Communities: 4th OSS Watch Conference

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on a one-day conference on open source software development communities organised by OSS Watch held in Edinburgh on 4 July 2005.

July 2005, issue44, event report

OSS Inaugural Conference: Open Source Deployment and Development

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe give an overview of the first conference of the Open Source Advisory Service.

January 2004, issue38, event report

Software Choice: Decision-making in a Mixed Economy

Randy Metcalfe considers the role of free and open source software in UK Further and Higher Education.

January 2005, issue42, feature article

Support Models for Open Source Deployment

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on OSS Watch's one-day conference on support models held in London in June 2004.

July 2004, issue40, event report

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