Researchers like you are choosing to publish with PLOS.
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Researchers just like you are choosing to trust in Open Science and publish with PLOS. Your findings will benefit from greater accessibility to scientists and stakeholders, reaching a new global audience, and laying the groundwork for your peers to build on your findings.
With a suite of Open Science options from published peer review history, to preprints and protocols, you can choose the right option for you and your research.
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Open Science Options
From increasing transparency at all stages of review to more inclusive models of assessment, PLOS is redefining how we evaluate, share and read research.
To help authors save time and effort in the article submission process, all PLOS journals offer format-free initial submission for authors submitting research articles.
Why do researchers choose to publish with PLOS?
From maximizing the impact of their work to the speed of review, authors have multiple considerations when choosing the right platform to publish their research with.
PLOS provides a flexible range of Open Science options tailored to meet author requirements and enhance the impact of their research.
When researchers publish with PLOS their findings become accessible without boundaries, reaching a wide-ranging audience from researchers and funders to policymakers and the general public, making the greatest possible impact.
Researchers can build their research profile and expand their network in the scientific community when they publish their findings and methodologies, adopting our preprint, Registered Reports, and protocol options.
From published peer review history options to posting preprints, researchers choose PLOS in the knowledge that they can select Open Science options that will provide greater context to their findings, and allow them to share sooner.
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