PLOS One (stylized PLOS ONE, and formerly PLoS ONE) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006. The journal covers primary research from any discipline within science and medicine. The Public Library of Science began in 2000 with an online petition initiative by Nobel Prize winner Harold Varmus, formerly director of the National Institutes of Health and at that time director of Memorial Sloanâ€“Kettering Cancer Center; Patrick O. Brown, a biochemist at Stanford University; and Michael Eisen, a computational biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.
scite Index is the ratio of citations supporting research which is published in the journal to sum of citations either supporting or contrasting the research published in the journal for the same time period. Minimum 100 supporting citations required.
SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.
Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.
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270k articles received 7.2m citations see all
PLoS ONE has been in operation since 2006 till date.
PLoS ONE published with a Irregular frequency.
In 2021, PLoS ONE published 72445 articles.
Citescore for PLoS ONE is 5.3.
SNIP score for PLoS ONE is 1.35.
SJR for PLoS ONE is Q1.
Public Library of Science is the publisher of PLoS ONE.