PLOS ONE

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PLOS ONE, originally PLoS ONE, has been published by the (Public Library of Science) since 2006 and features reports of primary research from all disciplines within science and medicine. By not excluding papers on the basis of subject area, PLOS ONE facilitates the discovery of the connections between papers whether within or between disciplines. It is peer-reviewed and they have an open access policy.[1] [2]

Open data policy[edit]

PLOS ONE is open data since March 3, 2014.

Statement on Data Availability:

The data policy was implemented on March 3, 2014. Any paper submitted before that date will not have a data availability statement. However for all manuscripts submitted or published before this date, data must be available upon reasonable request.[3]

PACE trial[edit]

The paper Adaptive Pacing, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Graded Exercise, and Specialist Medical Care for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis based on the PACE trial was published by PLOS ONE on August 1, 2012 and data, although requested by 5 Professors, has not been released.[4]

James Coyne is an open critic of the PACE trial who writes for PLOS Blogs. Professor Coyne stated in a tweet: "@PLOSBlogs forces me to blog elsewhere about #PACE because of threats from @RichardHorton1."

Learn more[edit]

See also[edit]

Richard Horton

References[edit]

  1. Research Gate - PLoS ONE
  2. Wikipedia - PLOS ONE
  3. PLOS ONE - Data Availability
  4. An open letter to PLoS One - Virology Blog


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