A Proactive Approach to Reproducibility with Evidence-Based Research on Research

Discovery and reproducibility are cornerstones of the scientific enterprise. Without one, the other is hindered; new work is built on the foundation of previous results, for both breakthroughs and smaller…

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The Future of Science Communication

As a participant in OpenCon 2015, a conference geared towards Early Career Researchers in all disciplines, PLOS had the opportunity to hear what the next generation of open science innovators…

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CC BY Licensing Shows Momentum

Today PLOS celebrates Creative Commons and its positive impact on the distribution of creative works of all media types, clearly demonstrated in its State of the Commons report for 2015….

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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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