Editorial Snapshot: The changing position of mega journals
- Published: 2019/10/17
The launch of PLOS One in 2006 established a new era in academic publishing. Recognized as the first online mega journal, PLOS One pioneered the field of large, open-access, multi-disciplinary, online journals. At its peak in 2013, PLOS One was the largest journal in the world and published more than 30,000 manuscripts in a single year.