ANNOUNCEMENT

Clarivate Analytics is pleased to announce that PLoS ONE has been accepted for coverage in the Science Citation Index ExpandedTM in the Web of ScienceSM. The journal will be extracted for Web of Science on January 6th and some customers will see records as early as January 7th.

Coverage of PLoS ONE will start in January 2010 and will include all content from 2008 and 2009. All content from 2006 and 2007 will be added throughout the first months of 2010.

Clarivate Analytics coverage and subject specialists followed this title with interest since its 2006 launch. The increasing numbers of papers published highlighted the adoption of this model of publication by the.community and fulfilled the Clarivate Analytics standard for regular, timely publication. Clarivate Analytics coverage specialists leveraged the added advantage of being able to track the accumulating citations to materials published in PLoS ONE. Citations are a direct demonstration of the real use of a journal by the scientific.community. As of mid-November 2009, over 4,000 items had been cited at least once, with 478 items receiving 10 or more citations. At the.completion of the Clarivate Analytics evaluation, the journal had received more than 19,000 citations. Clarivate Analytics is confident that this level of user-generated interest confirms that PLoS ONE meets the quality standards necessary for journals indexed in the Web of Science.

The 2009 Journal Citation Reports® (available in June 2010) will contain a full report of citation metrics for PLoS ONE, including Journal Impact Factor, 5-year Impact Factor, Eigenfactor® Metrics, as well as the full and detailed reports of cited and citing journal relationships that create the scholarly network in which this journal participates. Combined with the article-by-article metrics in the Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics will present a.complete view of the citation performance of PLoS ONE and its experiment in.community peer review.

Learn more about PLoS ONE at www.plosone.org