Monthly Archives: June 2013

Measuring Article Impact – Introducing ALM Reports

PLOS is a leader in transforming research communication through Open Access and we are also committed to improving the evaluation of research through Article Level Metrics (ALM) that measure impact…

Posted in In the News

Call to Action—Support Publicly Funded Research in California

On May 30th, the California State Assembly successfully passed the California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act (AB 609). The vote tally was 71-7.  The wide margin was aided by…

Posted in In the News

PLOS ONE – Measuring Article Impact

A common misconception of PLOS ONE is that just because we don’t consider perceived impact or novelty when deciding what to publish, it means we don’t care about the impact of…

Posted in In the News

Thank You

The 27 sponsors of the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the award. The breadth of…

Posted in In the News

Nomination Deadline is June 15 (12:00am PST)—The Accelerating Science Award Program

There is less than a week for ASAP program award nominations.  This is an opportunity to showcase significant examples of Open Access reuse and to bestow $30,000 to three winners who will…

Posted in In the News

PLOS Statement on CHORUS

A group of largely subscription-based publishers has introduced a proposal that would reduce the US government’s efforts to provide access to federally funded research. The proposal, called CHORUS, is a…

Posted in In the News

Nomination Deadline is Approaching—The Accelerating Science Award Program

There is less than two weeks for ASAP program award nominations.  This is an opportunity to showcase significant examples of Open Access reuse and to bestow $30,000 to three winners…

Posted in In the News