Partnering to streamline review

orcid.org/0000-0001-8771-7239   I’m happy to announce PLOS’ participation in a new service, Review Commons, that will provide a platform for rapid, objective, journal-independent peer reviews for manuscripts and preprints. We are excited to be part

PLOS Collaborates on Recommendations to Improve Transparency for Author Contributions

orcid.org/0000-0001-8771-7239 In a new report, a group convened by the US National Academy of Sciences and including a dozen journal editors reflects on authorship guidelines and recommends new ways to make author contributions more transparent.

Measuring Up: Impact Factors Do Not Reflect Article Citation Rates

interference-728421_1280-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Measuring Up: Impact Factors Do Not Reflect Article Citation Rates orcid.org/0000-0001-8771-7239 This special blog post is co-authored by PLOS Executive Editor Véronique Kiermer, Université de Montréal Associate Professor of Information Science Vincent Larivière and