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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.

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.

Join the growing PLOS community and amplify the impact of your research with our Open Science options!

PLOS has a very systematic and rigorous research publication process and it publishes quality research articles in various fields.
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A collection of free, practical guides and hands-on resources for authors looking to improve their scientific publishing skillset.

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.

Format-Free Submission

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.

Open Science Helps Move Your Research Forward

Check out our latest blog post on how the Open Science options available through PLOS help to build collaboration in the scientific community and move your research forwards.

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.

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Accessibility

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.

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Visibility

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.

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Publishing 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.

Amplify the research, impact and accessibility of your research with PLOS!

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