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PLOS (Public Library of Science)

PLOS is nonprofit Open Access publisher and advocacy organization that accelerates scientific by leading a transformation is research communication.

Founded: 2001 by Harold Varmus, Patrick Brown, Michael Eisen

  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare, Education, Environment, Food & Agriculture
  • Location of Impact

  • Headquarters Location

    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Open Source
  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +

PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit Open Access publisher, innovator and advocacy organization dedicated to accelerating progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. The PLOS suite of journals contain rigorously peer-reviewed Open Access research articles from all areas of science and medicine, together with expert commentary and analysis. In addition to journals, the organization advances innovations in scientific communication through Collections, Communities and The PLOS Blog Network.