Tag Archives: PLOS

PLOS – academic reviewers to now more easily receive credit for their work

(28 June 2019) PLOS today announced that its collaboration with ORCID now includes credit for reviewers. For more than five years, PLOS authors have used ORCID to make their professional lives easier. Now reviewers at PLOS can take advantage of the same benefits to track their contributions, claim credit, and build up their research profiles. Same ORCID, now […]


PLoS One output drops again in 2016

(5 January 2017) The world’s largest open access journal got a little smaller in 2016. Last year, publication output in PLOS ONE dropped by more than six-thousand research papers, from 28,106 in 2015 to 22,054 in 2016–a decline of about 22%. Since its peak in 2013, the journal has shrunk by 30%. Article output in other PLOS journals has […]


Providing context to article level metrics

(7 May 2013) PLOS, which  has article level metrics (ALM) on every article has announced the first iteration of Relative Metrics (Beta) to provide much needed context to its existing suite of ALMs. These new ALM features are the first deliverables in a year-long program of Relative Metrics innovations.  Your feedback is welcome. Read the […]