Spreading the Word: PLOS Advances Research Through Media Partnerships

Last year, PLOS helped more than 2,300 articles receive media coverage in high-profile outlets including The New York Times, the BBC, National Geographic, Scientific American and The Washington Post. How do we do it? For

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 Journals Now OPEN for Published Peer Review

  Starting today, ALL PLOS journals will offer authors the option to publish their peer review history alongside their accepted manuscript! We’ve been excited to make this announcement, and make major strides towards a more

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

I went to an open science hackathon and all I got was a tshirt… and hope for the future

  Last week I participated in the 2-day eLife Innovation Sprint. I knew the event was aimed at bringing together ‘computer people’ (programmers, designers, developers) and ‘science people’ (researchers, communicators, publishers) in order to create

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

Stop Hiding Your Code

poWe, @PLOS, @PLOSONE and the open source community, will discuss why and how to #ShareYourCode in a tweet chat on 25 April, 10-11am Pacific Daylight Time/6-7pm British Summer Time. Join us! By Peter Wittek A cornerstone

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

Museum Collection Visit Bingo

0000-0002-8715-2896 Museum collections are a core resource of paleontology, far beyond their role in providing fossils for exhibits. Collections, with their fossils and associated records, house primary data for our research, and thus pretty much

Rare Disease Day Spotlight on PLOS Authors: Open Data Repositories in Practice

0000-0002-8715-2896 Science increasingly involves collaborative research groups, program partnerships and shared learnings to encourage transparency, reproducibility and a responsible transition to a more open way of doing science. Open Science policies and best practices are