PLOS by the Numbers

Article views, author satisfaction and reviewer participation highlight 2014 achievements – see complete infographic.  

Ethics of Big Data

Series explores the challenges associated with these new research opportunities.

Investigating Vaccination Decision Making

Vaccine Hesitancy Collection explores issues that arise when individuals potentially undermine immunization efforts.


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UK Researchers Consider PLOS Publications Among Their Best
Data published in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) demonstrate that UK scientists are not only publishing in Open Access journals, but regard their PLOS articles among their best... Full article
February 27, 2015
PLOS statement on peer review manipulation
Biomed Central recently uncovered attempts to deceive editors and undermine the peer review process of papers at several of their journals (see their original statement and update). The reviewers suggested... Full article
January 23, 2015
PLOS Clarifies its Publication Fee Assistance Policy
PLOS would like to clarify the policy by which authors can apply for fee assistance in the form of a partial or full fee waiver. Authors who are unable to... Full article
January 16, 2015

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Ten Simple Rules Collection


RT @PeterHotez: My NOT so subtle point in @PLOS:3.5 million people live with Chagas in wealthy Latin American countries. No one cares http://t.co/uQifL1OJsD
RT @PeterHotez: My new piece in @PLOS: Chagas Disease: The New Numbers http://t.co/uQifL1OJsD
RT @AdamJKucharski: Estimating the life course of flu immunity. Our new paper is out in @PLOSBiology http://t.co/eV6dadNKYW with @SRileyIDD
.@PLOSNeuro Measures of #brain #connectivity do not line up, should they? Variety of opinions: http://t.co/WnCKRvq2hy #neuroscience
RT @PLOSNeuro: Multimodal measures of brain connectivity: how much should they agree? New post on @FrontNeurol article. http://t.co/gckshfeWJq