New online medical journal challenges conventions

Lougheed, Tim
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/12/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 8, p838
Academic Journal
Reports on the launch of the online publication of PLoS Medicine on October 19, 2004. Information on the Public Library of Science; Fees that will be charged to authors of accepted articles; Comments from Barbara Cohen, senior editor for PLoS, on the online publication.


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