PLoS ONE Journal

eISSN: 1932-6203

Aims and Scope

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 Sloan–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. Less

Key Metrics

CiteScore
5.3
Scite Index
0.87 5-Year SI
SJR
Q1Multidisciplinary
SNIP
1.35

Topics Covered

Cancer
Assay
Tuberculosis
Body mass index
Randomized controlled trial
Virus
Gene expression
Mental health
Machine learning
Quality of life
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Insect
Glaucoma
Confidence interval
Computed tomography
Respirator
Health care
Management
Oxidative stress
Cross-sectional study

Journal Specifications

Indexed in the following public directories

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  • DOAJ DOAJ
  • Scopus Scopus
Overview
  • Publisher
    Public Library of Science
  • Language
    English
  • Frequency
    Irregular
  • Article Processing Charges
    USD 1749
  • Editorial Review Process
    Peer review
General Details
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Editorial Review Detail
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Scite analysis

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270K articles received 7.2M citationssee all

  • 415,385 Supporting
  • 6,569,936 Mentioning
  • 55,356 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 418Retractions
  • 0Withdrawals
  • 10,687Corrections
  • 6,166Errata
  • 73Expression of Concern

FAQs

How long has PLoS ONE been actively publishing? Faqs

PLoS ONE has been in operation since 2006 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of PLoS ONE? Faqs

PLoS ONE published with a Irregular frequency.

How many articles did PLoS ONE publish last year? Faqs

In 2021, PLoS ONE publsihed 72445 articles.

What is Citescore for PLoS ONE? Faqs

Citescore for PLoS ONE is 5.3.

What is SNIP score for PLoS ONE? Faqs

SNIP score for PLoS ONE is 1.35.

What is the SJR for PLoS ONE? Faqs

SJR for PLoS ONE is Q1.

Who is the publisher of PLoS ONE? Faqs

Public Library of Science is the publisher of PLoS ONE.