PLoS ONE

Journal PLoS One
Publisher Public Library of Science
Publishing since 2006
Article publishing fee $1,495+
Publication Criteria

Limited, the publisher does not accept; reviews, case studies, protocols, or purely theoretical work.

Consult http://journals.plos.org/plosone/s/criteria-for-publication for full details

Subject/Discipline Scientific Research
Support for data submissions

Good.

Requires data to be deposited in a DOI awarding repository. There is not a requirement for code to be provided alongside data deposits.

Peer review type

Closed - reviewer identities are not disclosed.

There is interest in moving to a more open peer review process, see blogs.plos.org/everyone/2015/05/01/plos-one-update-peer-review-investigation/

Peer review process

1. Submission

2. In-house editorial yes/no decision

3. Closed 2/3 reviewer process

4. Decision communicated to author(s)

5. Publication if succesful

 

 

 

 

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