Helping Give Away Psychological Science/Standard Operating Procedures/ OSF Basics

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OSF Basics[edit | edit source]

Projects are made up of components and components contain files and documents

Getting started[edit | edit source]

  1. Create a project and relevant components
  2. Add contributors
    1. assign their privileges
  3. add relevant tags
  4. change visibility
    1. make private- for confidential content
    2. make public for open access content
      1. you can make a DOI for your project once it is public
  5. you can add folders, files, and images
  6. assign your project to a category to increase visibility

Manipulating projects and components[edit | edit source]

  • You can link projects and components
  • you can change access and contribution status on different components
  • you can fork and duplicate projects

Using add-ons[edit | edit source]

Go to the add-ons tab

  • Google drive
  • Zotero
  • Dropbox
  • and many more can be used within OSF
  • Wikipedia also integrates with OSF
    • you can create wiki pages in OSF by using the wiki tab

Sharing[edit | edit source]

In OSF folders, libraries, and documents can be viewed from these platforms (if granted access)

To share osf components creating a view-only link is recommended.