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PLOS Medicine

General information ?

Published by:

Public Library of Science

ISSN:

1549-1676

Scope:

Articles relevant to clinicians, policymakers, and researchers across a range of settings that address the major biological, environmental, social, and political determinants of health. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Medicine

Breadth of subject area:

All of medicine

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Selective (IF ~8-15)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Not applicable as gold

Has waivers:

Yes

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$2500-4500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Unknown

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than 3 months

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Nonprofit

Length restrictions:

None

Provides altmetrics:

Uses own system

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes