Updated Tool Clarifies Open Access Journal Policies
Revised HowOpenIsIt? guide
uses standard Open Access definitions for understanding journal policies and funder compliance.
Happy 10th Anniversary, PLOS Medicine
The PLOS Medicine
on some of the journal's most interesting and influential articles published over the last decade.
Social Learning of Novel Tool Use in Wild Chimpanzees
New craze of moss-sponging behavior
spread through chimps via social rather than individual learning, demonstrating a shared aptitude with humans for education. Image credit: Liran Samuni
PLOS Suite of Journals and Blogs
Just as the static PDF is no longer sufficient to best represent scientific research outcomes that extend beyond the article, the static reference list at the end of a scholarly... Full article
October 22, 2014
Welcome to OA week, a celebration of Open Access principles and progress around the world. To kick-off the week PLOS, SPARC, and OASPA are pleased to announce an updated version of... Full article
October 20, 2014
PLOS is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Ferguson and Dr. Emma Ganley have been appointed as joint Chief Editors to PLOS Biology, effective October 13. Both are based in the... Full article
October 15, 2014
From PLOS Computational Biology
Thomas C Erren, Philip E Bourne
Open Access Resources and Materials
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