PLOS welcomes the revised Plan S guidelines

As a fully Open Access publisher entirely ready to support cOAlition S-funded authors, we have always been in a position to give our support to this bold initiative, and entirely agree that the driving principles

PLOS Update

In 2009, we launched PLOS Currents as an experimental platform for rapid communication of non-standard publications. A few communities embraced the experiment enthusiastically from the start, and the contributions of researchers who volunteered as editors

PLOS ONE and Children’s Tumor Foundation partnership announce second cycle of DDIRR Awards

The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), the largest non-governmental funder of neurofibromatosis (NF) research, and PLOS ONE, a leading peer-reviewed scientific journal, are pleased to announce the successful completion of the first funding cycle of the

PLOS Responds to Ebola Outbreak with New Channel & Expedited Peer Review

Early sharing and expedited peer review of relevant research In response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, we are creating a PLOS Channel for Ebola Research.  The Channel will make

PLOS Announces Prize to Celebrate the First Year of Channels

  One year ago, PLOS launched its Channels program, providing central hubs for specific research communities. Channels are resources for scientists, making it easy to keep up to date with developments in a particular area

Power to the Preprint

  Preprints are here!!! Starting today authors submitting their manuscript to most PLOS journals* can also choose to post their article on bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s preprint server for the life sciences. This is

Joint Publisher Statement

post-PLOS, together with Science, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Cell families of journals issued a joint statement that addresses a recently proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). PLOS has

One Small Step for Preprints, One Giant Step Forward for Open Scientific Communications

Thanks to our recent partnership with bioRxiv, PLOS authors will have the choice of posting their submitted manuscript on the bioRxiv preprint server on May 1st. Preprints enable authors to accelerate the dissemination of their

Reproducibility and Recognition: One year later

This blog is authored by PLOS staff with contributions by Lenny Teytelman, protocols.io CEO. For many scientists, there is a common frustration with methods sections of research papers that lack sufficient details, which are necessary

Display without Delay: Search, Browse & Cite PLOS Articles with Quick Abstracts from Google Scholar

0000-0002-8715-2896 Working off your mobile device? No problem. We just made it easier to use your phone to find and scan PLOS articles. If you’re someone who’s out in the field more than in the