PLOS (Public Library of Science): new member of Board of Directors

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PLOS (Public Library of Science) welcomes Michael W. Carroll to its Board of Directors, effective 29 September 2012.

As a leading advocate for unrestricted dissemination of scientific research, Michael brings significant expertise in article licensing, distribution, and reproduction to further our efforts to increase open access.

Michael is a founding board member of Creative Commons, advising on initiatives in science and education. He is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University’s Washington College of Law.

All PLOS content is Open Access, meaning it is freely accessible online to everyone, everywhere. PLOS authors publish under the Creative Commons Attribution License.

Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse these articles for any purpose, as long as the author and original source are properly cited. More information…

PLOS publishes seven peer-reviewed open-access journals in a variety of scientific disciplines.