A "searchable international registry charting the growth of open access mandates and policies adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders that require or request their researchers to provide open access to their peer-reviewed research article output by depositing it in an open access repository."
In 2011, the Faculty Senate passed a resolution in support of creating a CUNY-wide institutional repository. That repository is Academic Works, a service of the CUNY Libraries dedicated to collecting and providing access to the research, scholarship and creative work of the City University of New York. In service to CUNY’s mission as a public university, content in Academic Works is freely available to all.
In 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a memo directing all federal agencies with more than $100 million in R&D expenditures to develop plans to make the research they fund publicly accessible.
Committed to open access, the "World Bank supports the free online communication and exchange of knowledge as the most effective way of ensuring that the fruits of research, economic and sector work, and development practice are made widely available, read, and built upon." See the World Bank's full OA policy.