Internet Resources on Open Source Software

Joel’s research interests includes the use of open source software by information technology producers. This page contains some of his avorite resources. See also his own work:

Academic Research

News Sites

Learning About Open Source

For newcomers to open source, the single best resource is the JTS Moore documentary, Revolution OS, available on DVD. The astute observer gets insights into personalities and motivations not available from the printed page. Here are some other recommended sources.

Academic Articles


I have 14 books on open source in my bookcase, paid for with my own money. These are the ones I’d recommend:

Primary Documents

Last Updated July 7, 2010

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