- PLoS Biology
title = PLoS Biology
language = English
abbreviation = "PLoS Biol."
website = http://www.plosbiology.org/
Public Library of Science
country = USA
ISSN = eISSN-1545-7885; ISSN-1544-9173
history = Publishing since
October 13, 2003
openaccess = Yes
Creative Commons Attribution License
"PLoS Biology" is an American
scientific journalcovering the full spectrum of the biological sciences that began operation on October 13, 2003.
It was the first journal of the
Public Library of Science(PLoS) a non-profit organization which releases scientific content under open accessterms. All content in "PLoS Biology" is published under the Creative Commons"by-attribution" license, abbreviated "CCAL" [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/] . To fund the journal, the publication's business modelrequires that, in most cases, authors will pay publication costs.
In addition to research articles, PLoS Biology publishes online e-letters in which the readers provide their comments to the articles.
impact factorof PLoS Biology for 2008, as calculated by the Institute for Scientific Information, was 14.1.
The current Academic Editor in Chief is Jonathan Eisen from U. C. Davis.
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