Public Library of Science electronic Journals

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. PLOS entered the publishing arena in October 2003 with the launch of PLOS Biology, followed in October 2004 by PLOS Medicine. Today, it publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine.

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Max Planck Society

Product PLOS Open Access Journals
Contract End 2025-09-30
Contract Status active
Open Access Terms Eligible Authors/Institutions: corresponding authors
Central Payment by MPDL: yes
Type: publishing
Archivable Version: published version