About

PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

 

Our core objectives are to:

  • Provide ways to overcome unnecessary barriers to immediate availability, access and use of research
  • Pursue a publishing strategy that optimizes the quality and integrity of the publication process
  • Develop innovative approaches to the assessment, organization and reuse of ideas and data