Executable Research Compendium

This is the technical specification of the Executable Research Compendium (ERC).

Read the specification (PDF download) and get support.


Are you a scientist and want to publish your research as an ERC? Read user guides for authors:

Are you a developer and want to build applications for ERCs? Read user guides for developers:

Are your a librarian or preservationist and want to use ERCs for archival of scholarly works? Read user guides for librarians and preservationists:


This specification and guides are developed by the members of the DFG-funded project Opening Reproducible Research

Opening Reproducible Research


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