A decade of publishing: PLOS is stronger than ever - University World News
"One of the earliest open access science journals, PLOS, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a year-long series of events to 'recognise and advance the innovations brought about through the adoption of open access publishing'. The activities will be aimed at members of the scientific community and the public at large ... The organisers say PLOS will partner with media organisations to demonstrate 'the many ways in which biomedical research published on an open access platform can affect peoples’ lives for the better'. Using monthly online dialogues, leading advocates will be invited to take part in conversations to look ahead at the possible future of open access scientific discovery and publishing. 'Additional offerings during our 10th anniversary year will include programmes to increase adoption of open access, deliver more innovations in publishing and expand peer-review, including pre-and post-publication,' the journal editors say. 'Our vision is to help the research community build a truly open, distributed, and reusable public repository of ideas and data.' Among the events listed on the Official PLOS Blog, Twitter and Facebook are ..."