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Open Science Framework (OSF)

Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free, open source web application built to help researchers manage their workflows.

Signing in to OSF

OSF accounts are free to everyone. You need to login through George Mason University to affiliate your work with the GMU Institution page. Follow the instructions below.

  1. Click on the 'Sign In' button on the top right of the OSF home page.
  2. Choose 'Sign in through your institution.'
  3. Select George Mason University from the pull down menu.
  4. You will then be prompted for your Mason NetID and password using the usual GMU branded, CAS authentication screen.

If you have an existing OSF account, follow these instructions to affiliate an existing OSF account to George Mason.

For projects, follow these instructions to affiliate projects with George Mason.