As we have discussed in previous posts, PLOS Biology believes strongly that we are Open for a Reason; one of our key aims is to publish high quality research in areas of importance to ensure that it reaches the widest possible audience without any barriers to access. Microbiological research is an area of research that we believe should be as openly available as is possible by being published in an open access, CC-BY journal with associated data mineable and reusable.
PLOS Biology publishes many interesting and high profile studies from the field of microbiology – to give you a taste of what we’ve recently published, check out the links we’ve provided below to access latest research in this field.
From tomorrow, I will be attending the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Denver, Colorado, together with my colleagues from PLOS ONE, where I look forward to meeting with our Academic Editors, authors and reviewers in the microbiology research community.
If you’re also attending and would like to find out more about how to publish in an Open Access journal, please visit us at the PLOS booth, number 350, where you can meet with myself and my fellow PLOS colleagues. PLOS Biology is also planning a Meet the editor session from 1:30-3.30pm on Sunday 19th May, so come by then, or stop by another time to leave me a message (or alternatively email me at biologue[at]staging.plos.org). Looking forward to meeting you in Denver.
If you’re interested in microbiology, you might want to read ….
(and of course you can because they are published in PLOS Biology and all Open Access….)