The time is ripe to look at Open Work across communities to compare, contrast, and cross-pollinate best practices.
A wide range of national and international foundations across all disciplines are also extending their policies on the need for supported work to be released under Open licenses. National and International governmental bodies and philanthropies are increasing their efforts to ensure that the work they fund is released as accessibly and Openly as possible.
The National Institute of Health’s new data policy, which comes into force this coming January
The National Science Foundation’s Promoting Open Source Ecosystems (POSE) soliciting proposals for funding to support “Open Source Ecosystems” to improve sustainability, impact, and translation of “open source research products.