COVID-19 RESEARCH UPDATES

We’re here to support researchers. Visit our COVID-19 page for links to emerging research, updates about our policies, and more resources related to the pandemic. View the page

PRIVACY POLICY
We have updated our Privacy Policy. Read more

COOKIE POLICY
Read about our Cookie Policy. Learn more

When you choose to publish with PLOS, your research makes an impact. Make your work accessible to all, without restrictions, and accelerate scientific discovery with options like preprints and published peer review that make your work more Open.

Resources

Find the tools you need to review, write, share, and advance Open Science

Submitting to PLOS

Ready to submit your manuscript to PLOS? Find everything you need to choose the journal that’s right for you as well as information about publication fees, metrics, and other FAQs here.

RELATED RESOURCES
Author Media Toolkit

This toolkit is designed for authors of accepted papers at PLOS journals to help you direct attention to your upcoming article and speak to the media.

Read more...

Improving your Publishing Skillset

A collection of free, practical guides and hands-on resources for authors looking to improve their scientific publishing skillset.

GET STARTED AS AN AUTHOR
How to Write a Great Title

Maximize search-ability and engage your readers from the very beginning Your title is the first thing anyone who reads your article is…

Read more…

Building your Reviewer Expertise

Everything you need to write a peer review–for PLOS or any other journal–right now. Peer review can be tricky and is something that is rarely taught. Our collection of free training and resources based on expert insights will help you feel more prepared and more confident the next time you do a review.

GET STARTED AS A REVIEWER

Serving the Community as an Editor

A central hub for prospective or current PLOS Editorial Board members. Learn more about our values, access resources, or apply to serve on a PLOS Editorial Board.

GET STARTED AS AN EDITOR
Editorial Board Members for PLOS

Are engaged, active volunteers who are committed to their journal’s mission. They are open to innovation in scientific communications, and are eager to contribute ideas and lend their expertise in service to research communities.

Read more...

Getting Involved in Open Science

Making your research Open Access ensures anyone can read, cite, and share it without restrictions. Open Science goes one step further in making your entire research process more transparent. Learn how you can incorporate Open Science practices into the work you already do.

GET STARTED
Choose How You Open Your Science

From Preprints to Published Peer Review, there are a number of ways you can open science for more transparency, visibility, and opportunities to get credit for the work you already do.

Read more...

Becoming an Institutional Partner

Open Access is evolving, we need your help to make it more fair and equitable. Partner with us to change the publishing landscape and make Open Access more accessible to all.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PLOS

Reporting on PLOS Research

Broad visibility in the media helps researchers make a key impact with their work, and connects policymakers, funders, and the general public with important scientific advancements. Our media team is happy to help with all press inquiries.

RELATED RESOURCES
Back to top