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The Public Library of Science (PLoS) http://www.plos.org/ - The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
The internet and electronic publishing enable the creation of public libraries of science containing the full text and data of any published research article, available free of charge to anyone, anywhere in the world.
Immediate unrestricted access to scientific ideas, methods, results, and conclusions will speed the progress of science and medicine, and will more directly bring the benefits of research to the public.
Organizations and Initiatives
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
Open Archives Initiative
Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (SEPB) http://info.lib.uh.edu/sepb/sepb.html presents selected English-language articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet. Most sources have been published between 1990 and the present; however, a limited number of key sources published prior to 1990 are also included. Where possible, links are provided to sources that are freely available on the Internet.