Public Library of Science – PLoS Biology

SDG 4: Quality Education
  • Year: 2003
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Learning & Education
  • Producer: Public Library of Science
  • Country: United States of America
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The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-for-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely available as public resource. provides free and unrestricted access to scientific literature. It is a high-profile multidisciplinary journal which publishes original research articles across all fields of biology as well as synopses intended for the non-professional reader. An editorial board includes 120 scientists in all continents. PloS Biology aims at making scientific information and the scientific process accessible to a wider audience.