This wiki is for everyone interested in open source in higher and further education in the UK - make it your own!

OSS Watch advises colleges and universities on free and open source software.

We promote awareness and understanding of the legal, social, technical and economic issues surrounding open source software. OSS Watch is a JISC-funded advisory service for UK further and higher education. The OSS Watch website can be found using this link:

A wiki is an evolving open content phenomenon. Its full character will emerge over time as people use it and add content to it. We hope you will find it useful and help make it even more useful for others.

For a slightly longer account of why OSS Watch set up this wiki, see WhyWiki

What will you find in this wiki?

(if the topic you are looking for is not here, consider starting a new page and let the whole community help by bringing its experience and expertise to bear)


A selection of recently added pages


We are in the process of restructuring and repurposing this wiki. If you would like to follow along see our proposed NewStartPage.

OSSWatchWiki: OldStartPage (last edited 2013-04-15 13:56:24 by localhost)

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The content of this wiki is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 England & Wales Licence.

OSS Watch is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and is situated within the Research Technologies Service (RTS) of the University of Oxford.