Four PLOS Authors Receive 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Publishing in Open Access journals is not only ethically rewarding, it can also be financially rewarding. Through the Breakthrough Prize – initiated and funded in 2012 by Bay Area biotechnology…

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PLOS Names New Publisher

PLOS today announces the appointment of a new Publisher responsible for building on PLOS’ first class publishing operation while overseeing publishing services, production operations, business development, strategy, product management and…

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Digital Identifiers Improve Recognition and Credit: ORCID

Connectivity and integrated data are moving ahead as the best minds in metadata, digital identifiers and networked discovery collaborate to ensure that appropriate credit and recognition are given for scientific…

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Collaboration with Microsoft Extends Article Visibility and Lifecycle

As part of ongoing efforts to improve discovery, reuse and impact of PLOS content, articles published by PLOS and available in PDF can be easily uploaded, discovered, shared and recombined…

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PLOS Publication Costs Update

Open Access scientific publishing makes scholarship available globally and relieves scholarly institutions from the overwhelming burden of commercial subscription fees. Because of this proven success, institutions, funders, foundations and government…

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2014-2015 PLOS Progress Update Available

Each year PLOS releases a Progress Update, an annual overview of innovations, activities and journal highlights that provide insight into how the organization is moving scientific communication and discovery forward….

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Announcing the PLOS Early Career Travel Award Recipients

Experience in presenting research findings and participating in the scientific dialogue are important aspects to the professional development of researchers early in their careers. In support of their growth as…

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Key New Species Discoveries of 2014

While there’s no denying the ongoing global extinction of animals, microbes and plants, the discovery of new species provides critical information into the puzzle of earth’s biodiversity and evolutionary history….

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Publishing Initiatives at PLOS: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

(Cross-posted from Helen Atkins’ post on the Official PLOS Blog) In January 2015, we wrote about exciting developments at PLOS specifically designed to improve the author and community experience.   The…

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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…

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