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June 7, 2006

PLoS Open: an Open Access alternative to Science and Nature?

As reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education's Blog, and Peter Suber's Open Access Blog, the Public Library of Science appears poised to start the publication of PLoS OPEN. It will be "a peer-reviewed publication that publishes all rigorously performed science, a vibrant online forum that encourages scientific dialogue and debate, and will offer a hassle-free process that gets your work online within weeks." It will "offer multidisciplinary scope, rapid turn-around, open review, and powerful personalization and discussion tools." Additional characteristics (from the PLoS site):


Take a look at the prototype and learn more about this new journal at: http://www.plosone.org/

Posted by Katie Newman at June 7, 2006 11:14 AM