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Press Kit

PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit Open Access publisher, empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

PLOS Journals

Our suite of journals – PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, PLOS Medicine, PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS Genetics, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases and PLOS Pathogens – publish rigorously peer-reviewed research articles together with expert commentary and analysis. All articles are Open Access to share science with the widest possible audience.

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We empower researchers from all demographics, geographies, and disciplines to open their science.

In addition to our journals, PLOS connects hundreds of thousands of researchers through our online communities, social media, discipline-focused Channels and the award-winning PLOS Blog Network. Every day.

Global Media

Broad visibility and openness help researchers, funders, policymakers, and the general public connect to science and realize its potential.

The New York Times logo

36 Articles covered

National Geographic logo

66 Articles covered

The Huffington Post logo

48 Articles covered

18 Articles covered

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66 Articles covered

Scientific American logo

46 Articles covered

The Washington Post logo

23 Articles covered

24 Articles covered

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82 Articles covered

IFL Science logo

53 Articles covered

The Scientist logo

32 Articles covered


Find more information and sign up to receive our embargoed press releases on our media inquiries page. Journalists on our press list receive early access to research via embargoed press releases. We encourage all journalists to clearly state the name of the originating journal in their reports in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license and to use the links provided in the press release so that interested readers can access the freely available online articles. Stories or reports on accepted articles may not be published, broadcast, posted online or placed in the public domain before the embargo date and time. Precise embargo dates and times will be clearly marked on all advance material.

Get in Touch

We would be delighted to assist you with any queries. You can contact our media team or contact us individually using the details below.

Beth Baker
Senior Journal Media Manager (UK)
+44 (0) 1223 446968

Charlotte Bhaskar
Media Relations Manager (US)
+1 (415) 590 3467

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