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ready PLOS Thesaurus

Abbreviation: PLOSTHES

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The PLOS Thesaurus includes over 10,000 Subject Area terms covering the wide range of research topics included the PLOS journals. It was initially built for us over the course of 2012 by Access Innovations ( The entire corpus of PLOS articles was analysed to ensure that the thesaurus covers the research domain comprehensively. We release updates several times a year.


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Created in 2017

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How to cite this record PLOSTHES; PLOS Thesaurus; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:31 p.m.; Last accessed: Feb 22 2020 12:14 a.m.

Record added: Oct. 24, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Record updated: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:31 p.m.


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