Why PLoS became a publisher

PLoS Biol. 2003 Oct;1(1):E36. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0000036. Epub 2003 Oct 13.


Public Library of Science has grown from a grassroots movement to a nonprofit publisher, in order to catalyze change towards open-access publishing of the scientific literature

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information
  • Biomedical Research*
  • Information Dissemination*
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Internet
  • Periodicals as Topic
  • Publishing* / economics