PLOS applauds the Obama administration for issuing a directive that calls for expanding open access to federally funded research. We stand firmly alongside any organization or initiative that attempts to eliminate unnecessary barriers to the
PLOS applauds the efforts of legislation sponsors Sens. Cornyn (R-TX), and Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Doyle (D-PA), Yoder (R-KS) and Lofgren (D-CA) with the introduction of bipartisan and bicameral legislation that will maximize the impact
The OA community and its supporters have done it. We have now reached the 25,000 signatures needed to compel the White House to issue a response to this petition. The petition urges expanding open access
Like so many organizations, PLoS owes its existence and success in large part to the generosity and foresight of Marion Sandler, who together with her husband Herb at the Sandler Foundation, invested in PLoS during
We have the opportunity to influence policy at the highest level by signing this petition in support of Open Access. The OA movement is gaining momentum and we firmly stand alongside any organization or initiative
After four years of dedicated service and steady leadership, Peter Binfield, Publisher of PLoS ONE, will be leaving us on May 18th. Under his stewardship, PLoS ONE has grown into the largest peer reviewed journal
The Wellcome Trust, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Max Planck Society have announced today that Mark Patterson (PLoS Director of Publishing) will be joining Randy Schekman (Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California
Today, PLoS released our 2010 Progress Update which, in addition to summarizing the year’s developments, reports that we covered our operating costs with revenue for the first time–-adding to the growing body of evidence that
Today, we are happy to share with you our 2009 Progress Update which covers the highlights of the 2009 fiscal year (a calendar year) and some information about what we are working on now. As you may recall, last year we published our first full Progress Report to update our community on our mission, our achievements, and our hopes for the future.
It was announced by the White House on Tuesday that Harold Varmus, who is currently the President of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, has been appointed as the Director of the National Cancer Institute. In light of his new appointment, Harold will also shortly be stepping down as the Chair of the PLoS Board.