plos.org

PLOS is a nonprofit open-access science, technology and medicine publisher with a library of open-access journals and other scientific literature under an open-content license. It launched its first journal, PLOS Biology, in October 2003 and publishes seven journals. The organization is based in San Francisco, California, and has a European editorial office in Cambridge, Great Britain. The publications are primarily funded by payments from the authors. More information...

Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website plos.org was on the 1,426th place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 1,622nd place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "plos.org" is the 2,154th most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before feb-web.ru and after mos.ru in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
1,426th place
25,546,380
-6,823,646
AR-score:
2,154th place
2,360,055
+63,338
F-score:
1,622nd place
9,528
+228

English Wikipedia (en)

PR-score:
2,264th place
7,862,543
-1,217,277
AR-score:
2,855th place
689,523
+31,727
F-score:
2,749th place
1,688
+89

Spanish Wikipedia (es)

PR-score:
496th place
4,720,129
-1,388,395
AR-score:
1,116th place
268,239
+3,864
F-score:
768th place
987
+22

French Wikipedia (fr)

PR-score:
577th place
2,738,546
-809,754
AR-score:
1,079th place
274,137
-2,592
F-score:
741st place
1,195
+17

Russian Wikipedia (ru)

PR-score:
1,023rd place
2,089,010
-1,033,148
AR-score:
1,359th place
155,866
+2,774
F-score:
1,095th place
708
+15

German Wikipedia (de)

PR-score:
1,379th place
1,369,306
-350,588
AR-score:
2,324th place
134,559
+545
F-score:
2,108th place
322
+4

Chinese Wikipedia (zh)

PR-score:
1,442nd place
752,804
-135,245
AR-score:
1,192nd place
72,485
+1,974
F-score:
879th place
459
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