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PLoS Computational Biology Debuts

:: As posted by George Porter on a number of listservs today:

PLoS, the Public Library of Science, launched their third Open Access journal this week. PLoS Computational Biology joins PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.

PLoS Computational Biology is the first journal to launch of the three new titles announced for introduction in 2005. PLoS Genetics has a preview available of some of the articles which will appear in the debut issue. PLoS Genetics will go live on July 25. PLoS Pathogens is slated to debut in September 2005.

PLoS Computational Biology
Fulltext v1+ (2005+)
http://compbiol.plosjournals.org/
Print ISSN: 1553-734X | Online ISSN: 1553-7358

PLoS Biology Fulltext v1+ (2003+) http://biology.plosjournals.org/ Print ISSN: 1544-9173 | Online ISSN: 1545-7885

PLoS Medicine
Fulltext v1+ (2003+)
http://medicine.plosjournals.org/
Print ISSN: 1549-1277 | Online ISSN: 1549-1676

PLoS Genetics
Forthcoming 25 July 2005
http://www.plosgenetics.org/
Print ISSN: 1553-7390 | Online ISSN: 1553-7404

PLoS Pathogens
Forthcoming September 2005
http://www.plospathogens.org/
Print ISSN: 1553-7366 | Online ISSN: 1553-7374

An additional note from earlier this week -- PLoS Biology has an ISI 2004 Impact Factor of 13.9, making it the number 1 general biology journal in the ISI rankings. You can read the complete press release from PLoS in the SOAF Archive https://mx2.arl.org/Lists/SPARC-OAForum/Message/2031.html.

George S. Porter
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