期刊名
PLoS One

PLOS ONE

ISSN / eISSN
1932-6203
目标和范围
PLOS ONE is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. PLOS ONE welcomes reports on primary research from any scientific discipline. It provides:

* Open-access—freely accessible online, authors retain copyright
* Fast publication times
* Peer review by expert, practicing researchers
* Post-publication tools to indicate quality and impact
* Community-based dialogue on articles
* Worldwide media coverage
研究方向

综合性期刊

CiteScore
6.00 查看趋势图
CiteScore 学科排名
类别 分区 排名
Multidisciplinary - Multidisciplinary Q1 #17/134
Web of Science 核心合集
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
Indexed -
类别 (Journal Citation Reports 2023) 分区
MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES - SCIE Q2
H-index
268
出版国家或地区
UNITED STATES
出版商
Public Library of Science
出版周期
Irregular
出版年份
2006
年文章数
16285
Open Access
YES
通讯方式
PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 185 BERRY ST, STE 1300, SAN FRANCISCO, USA, CA, 94107
认证评论
注: 认证评论选取于全球各个学术评论平台和社交媒体。
Our article actually originated from my side project. At first, I only wrote a few small scripts for significance testing. As the functionality increased, I organized it into a Shiny App. Later on, I decided to write an article and give it a try. However, because it was not driven by a scientific question, there were very few journals to choose from.

Then, on January 11, 2021, I submitted it to Plos One. It took one or two months to find an editor and reviewers, and finally on June 9, 2021, we received the feedback. One reviewer thought the idea was good but the statistical methods had issues and needed to be redesigned. The article was rejected but welcomed for resubmission.

Later, due to various reasons, the paper remained idle for two months. During a period of rest and recovery from an injury, I rewrote the program and the paper. On August 22, 2021, it was resubmitted. Once again, it took several months to find an editor and reviewers, and around April 2022, we received the reviewer's comments. Both reviewers suggested adding tips and explanations of the methods on the interface. They also discovered some small loopholes in the program that needed to be fixed. This required major revisions.

During this period, I made time to rewrite the program and the paper due to other matters. In May 2022, we resubmitted. The status with the editor lasted for about a month, and then on June 28, 2022, it was accepted. The proofreading process took place within a week. Interestingly, this day happened to be my birthday.
2022-06-28
First, let me review the journal and then discuss the timeline for the peer review process, to provide everyone with some reference. I am also eager to know the timeline for my submission, but there is not much information available in the reviews.

First of all, I submitted to PLOS ONE because of my graduation requirements. Secondly, the journal is really not easy to get published in now. The academic editor for my paper is a top expert in the field. There were two reviewers in the first round of review and they provided 13 comments. Among them, they requested additional experiments that I intentionally omitted earlier because I found them troublesome, but they were required by the reviewers. Then, I believe everyone needs to objectively view PLOS ONE. Nowadays, many universities require master's graduates to publish papers. In the first year of graduate school, there are classes, and in the third year, there is an internship and a large thesis to write. How much time is there to write small papers, not to mention the time for the peer review process? I am also a reviewer for a journal in the first district of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the review time in the hands of the reviewers is only about a week (with a deadline of 21 days). This kind of journal greatly speeds up the review process, which is beneficial for researchers. Finally, any journal can have good articles, and any journal can also have poor quality articles. Choosing based on one's own needs is the most correct choice.
2021-11-16

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