May 22, 2022

Public Library of Science (PLOS) Publishes 2014-2015 “Progress Update”

From a Summary/Blog Post:

Each year PLOS releases a Progress Update, an annual overview of innovations, activities and journal highlights that provide insight into how the organization is moving scientific communication and discovery forward.

This year topics include:

Transparent and Continual Assessment Advances Science
One PLOS Many Communities
Metrics Enhancements Improve Assessment
Standards Enable Reproducibility
Resources Foster Early Career Researchers
Open Access Advances Science
Curated Content Accelerates Discovery
Journal Highlights

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Direct to Complete 2014-2015 Progress Update Report

The PLOS Progress Update is available online with complete source links in a low-resolution version (2MB) or without links in a high-resolution version (45MB) for download to view or print. Our complete financial disclosure is also available. For an historical picture of our ongoing work, PLOS Progress Updates from 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 are available.

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