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When you choose to publish with PLOS, your research makes an impact. Make your work accessible to all, without restrictions, and accelerate scientific discovery with options like preprints and published peer review that make your work more Open.

Publishing with PLOS:
6 ways it can help you


We know that speed matters, from initial decision, through the review process to publication.

With an average of 11 days from acceptance to publication for PLOS ONE (July-Dec ‘20), we work tirelessly across our entire journal portfolio to ensure a fast and expedient turnaround time for your research.


Through our rigorous reporting, thorough peer-review, and team of international Academic Editors, you can be assured that our publication processes provide the credibility your research deserves.


By publishing with PLOS, your research will have a global reach and be accessible to a wide-ranging audience from researchers and funders to policymakers and the general public. This ensures your findings have the greatest possible impact.


By collaborating with researchers at every career stage, we seek to consistently improve our publishing processes and remove barriers to ensure sharing your research is easier and is more accessible to readers.


You are empowered with choice when you publish with PLOS. This provides greater context to your findings and allows you to share your work sooner.

From modular published peer review options to preprints, your publishing experience is widely customizable to your preference.


Publishing with PLOS says something about your values as a researcher. You can build your profile and expand your network in the scientific community when you publish your findings and methodologies with our portfolio of Open Science options.

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