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Global Open Access Momentum

PLOS is pleased to update the scientific community on three recent developments in Open Access publishing. The United States The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology passed an…

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Data Access for the Open Access Literature: PLOS’s Data Policy

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Data are any and all of the digital materials that are collected and analyzed in the pursuit of scientific advances. In line with Open Access to research articles themselves, PLOS…

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PLOS Welcomes CC v4.0 Licenses

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PLOS has been using the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license for almost 10 years as the default for the research that it publishes. On November 25, 2013, Creative Commons…

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PLOS Celebrates Milestone

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PLOS is pleased to announce the publication of its 100,000th article, an achievement that represents the efforts of authors, editors, reviewers and staff from more than 200 countries. In the 10…

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ANNOUNCING THE RECIPIENTS FOR THE ACCELERATING SCIENCE AWARD

The three award recipients for the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP)  were announced today in Washington, DC at the Open Access Week kickoff event hosted by the Scholarly Publishing and…

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PLOS Announces Finalists For The Accelerating Science Award Program

PLOS is pleased to announce the six finalists for the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP).  The program recognizes the use of scientific research, published through Open Access, that has led to…

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PLOS announces its 2012-2013 Progress Update

Celebrating its tenth anniversary as an Open Access publisher since the launch of PLOS Biology in 2003, PLOS is pleased to share its Progress Update 2012-2013. “The founding vision of PLOS has…

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PLOS appoints new Chief Editor of PLOS Medicine

PLOS is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Editor of PLOS Medicine. Following an extensive search, PLOS has appointed Larry Peiperl M.D. to this position, effective September…

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We want to draw your attention to a blog post that was published this morning on PLOS Biologue by Phil Bourne, Founding Editor in Chief for PLOS Computational Biology. It’s…

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PLOS Research and Blog Series Help Refocus The Climate Change Conversation on Science

PLOS is pleased to announce  the upcoming release of “The Ecological Impact of Climate Change,” a curated collection of 16 research articles, accompanied by a related series of blog posts…

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