Welcome to PLOS ONE
We hear a lot about prestige from exclusive journals. PLOS ONE was created out of a reaction from scientists that science, to accelerate in pace and value, needed to become more inclusive. Inclusive in scope, in article type, perceived impact, and author background. PLOS ONE answered that need in 2006 as one of the first Open Access journals that would publish all rigorously peer-reviewed science. Today our PLOS ONE Editorial Board is more than 7,500 strong, encompassing expertise from over 200 key subject areas that intertwine and overlap. We work together to publish more than 20,000 research articles every year.
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