PLOS Pathogens

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PLOS Pathogens  
PLOS Pathog.
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by

Kasturi Haldar

Grant McFadden
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
2005-present
Frequency Weekly
Yes
License Creative Commons Attribution License
6.608
Indexing
ISSN 1553-7366 (print)
1553-7374 (web)
LCCN 2004216476
OCLC no. 57176478
Links

PLOS Pathogens is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal. All content in PLOS Pathogens is published under the Creative Commons "by-attribution" license.

PLOS Pathogens began operation in September 2005. It was the fifth journal of the Public Library of Science (PLOS), a non-profit open-access publisher. For a detailed timeline of PLOS publications see the PLOS history page. https://www.plos.org/history

Content[edit]

PLOS Pathogens publishes primary research articles, Pearls, Research Matters, Reviews, Opinions and occasional Editorials.[1]

Data Accessibility[edit]

PLOS Pathogens publishes under the Open Access license PLOS applies to all its published works, the Creative Commons Attribution license[2] (CC BY). 

Indexing[edit]

PLOS Pathogens is indexed in PubMed, MEDLINE, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), EMBASE, EMBASE, SCOPUS, Zoological Record, and Web of Science.[3]

Business Model[edit]

PLOS’ business model requires in most cases that authors pay publication fees. PLOS provides individual and institutional fee support programs through its Global Participation Initiatives, Publication Fee Assistance and Institutional Fee Support.[4]

Measures of Impact[edit]

PLOS Pathogens uses Article-Level Metrics (ALMs) to measure the influence of articles based on their individual merits rather than using the journal impact factor. A signpost in the upper right of every article provides summary metrics of citations, views, shares and bookmarks.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PLOS Pathogens: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal". journals.plos.org. Retrieved 2018-01-09. 
  2. ^ "PLOS Pathogens: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal". journals.plos.org. Retrieved 2018-01-09. 
  3. ^ "PLOS Pathogens: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal". journals.plos.org. Retrieved 2018-01-09. 
  4. ^ "PLOS Pathogens: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal". journals.plos.org. Retrieved 2018-01-09. 
  5. ^ "PLOS Pathogens: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal". journals.plos.org. Retrieved 2018-01-09. 

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