Open Access Database: The Public Library of Science (PLoS)

The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a public resource … everything we publish is freely available online for you to read, download, copy, distribute, and use (with attribution) any way you wish. PLoS is an interactive open-access journal committed to making peer-reviewed scientific and medical research freely available. PLoS produces a number of journal titles including:

  • Medicine
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Pathogens
  • Computational Biology
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases

All of their resources are peer-reviewed research, and they provide RSS feeds and email alerts, a Hub for Clinical Trials, a blog, and a ‘search by subject’ function. You can access this database from The Public Library of Science website.