PLOS Medicine

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PLOS Medicine

General information ?

Published by:

Public Library of Science

ISSN:

1549-1676

Last checked date:

03/2020

Scope:

PLOS Medicine publishes articles of general interest on biomedical, environmental, social and political determinants of health. The journal emphasizes work that advances clinical practice, health policy or pathophysiological understanding to benefit health in a variety of settings. 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:

Unknown

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Nonprofit

Length restrictions:

None

Provides altmetrics:

Uses own system

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes