About the Authors

Erin C. McKiernan

Affiliations Open Research Funders Group, Washington, DC, United States of America, Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico

Lorena Barba

Affiliation Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America

Philip E. Bourne

Affiliation School of Data Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Caitlin Carter

Affiliations Open Research Funders Group, Washington, DC, United States of America, Higher Education Leadership Initiative for Open Scholarship (HELIOS), Washington, DC, United States of America

Zach Chandler

Affiliation Center for Open and Reproducible Science, Stanford Data Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Sayeed Choudhury

Affiliation Open Source Programs Office, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Stephen Jacobs

Affiliation Open@RIT, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Daniel S. Katz

Affiliation National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and iSchool, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States of America

Stefanie Lieggi

Affiliation Open Source Program Office, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Beth Plale

Affiliation Data to Insight Center, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Greg Tananbaum

greg@orfg.org

Affiliation Open Research Funders Group, Washington, DC, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Three of the co-authors are affiliated with the Open Research Funders Group (ORFG), a philanthropic membership organization. ORFG members had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.