PLOS Biology

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PLOS Biology
DisciplineBiology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byNonia Pariente
Publication details
History2003–present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
Yes
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution License
7.076 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4PLOS Biol.
Indexing
CODENPBLIBG
ISSN1544-9173 (print)
1545-7885 (web)
LCCN2003212293
OCLC no.1039259630
Links

PLOS Biology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology. Publication began on October 13, 2003. It was the first journal of the Public Library of Science. The editor-in-chief is Nonia Pariente.[citation needed]

In addition to research articles, the journal publishes magazine content aimed to be accessible to a broad audience. Article types in this section are essays, "unsolved mysteries", editorials, and synopses.[1][2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2019 impact factor of 7.076.[9] The journal does not list this impact factor on its website.[10] Instead, the journal promotes the use of article level metrics to provide a measure of the impact of their published articles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What We Publish". PLOS Biology. Archived from the original on 2014-04-30. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Public Library Of Science Launches PLoS Biology: New Open-Access Journal Will Increase Access To Scientific Research And Speed Scientific Discovery". ScienceDaily. Public Library of Science. 14 October 2003. Archived from the original on 2014-12-14. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Biological Abstracts - Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Archived from the original on 2018-12-14. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  5. ^ "Displaying Record for Publication: PLoS Biology". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Archived from the original on 2020-09-22. Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Embase journal titles (February 2020)" (XLSX). Embase. Elsevier. February 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-09-22. Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  7. ^ "PLOS Biology". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Archived from the original on 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  8. ^ "Source details: PLoS Biology". Scopus. Elsevier. Archived from the original on 2020-09-22. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  9. ^ "PLOS Biology". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.
  10. ^ Taylor, Mike (21 February 2012). "It's Not Academic: How Publishers Are Squelching Science Communication". The Crux. Discover. Archived from the original on 2019-01-19. Retrieved 14 December 2018.

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