10 - Open Views - Mark Patterson, Virginia Barbour, Public Library of Science

In 2003 PLoS launched a medical and scientific publishing venture, committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. PLoS provides high-quality, high-profile journals in which scientists and physicians may publish their works. The works are immediately made available online, with no access charges and no restrictions, except for giving credit to the authors. The importance of the PLoS is hard to understate. Many librarians and scientists around the world consider the PLoS to be the most important open source project, as you've heard on this show by Mike Linkvayer and Richard Jefferson.

My guests today ar Mark Patterson and Ginny Barber, both editors at the Public Library of Science.