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To the Extensive Review Community: Thank You!
In 2014, PLOS published more than 33,000 articles; each one required participation from at least one of the 90,000+ contributors involved in the peer review process across the PLOS suite... Full article
March 10, 2015
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

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