Table of Contents: December 2013

The past year has seen rapid acceleration in the rise of social media, in scholarly communication, and growing momentum behind the expectation of open data from all clinical trials, but also increasing reports of competing interests that compromise the integrity of the medical literature and continued frustration with paywall barriers.

In their editorial for December 2013, the PLOS Medicine Editors reflect on recent advances in open access to medical research and identify challenges to be addressed in the coming year.

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