PLOS Journals – Expanded Open Access Author Support from DML in 2022

January 18, 2022

Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) is pleased to announce the expansion of Open Access author support for 2022.

In 2021, DML’s partnership with the Public Library of Science (PLOS) resulted in waived author publication fees for PLOS Medicine and PLOS Biology articles.

In 2022, Georgetown University Medical Center authors will have waived author publication fees for all PLOS journals. This program is available to GUMC students, faculty, researchers and staff, and individuals employed by the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

PLOS publishes the following peer-reviewed, Open Access journals covering the full spectrum of the sciences and medicine.

PLOS Biology
PLOS Climate
PLOS Computational Biology
PLOS Digital Health
PLOS Genetics
PLOS Global Public Health
PLOS Medicine
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
PLOS Pathogens
PLOS Sustainability and Transformation
PLOS Water

Georgetown University Medical Center Authors should state their affiliation with Georgetown University Medical Center when submitting a paper and within their ORCID profile to benefit from this agreement.

Thank you to Dr George Luta and Dr Lee Jones for the assistance with and support of this expanded service.

For questions about the PLOS program, email:
For research help: Ask A DML Librarian

GUMC Authors can now publish in PLOS Medicine and PLOS Biology at no cost to themselves

April 14, 2021

Update April 2021:
PLOS Biology now joins PLOS Medicine in the DML-PLOS Community Action Publishing (CAP) pilot program. GUMC PLOS Biology authors can now take advantage of this partnership to have article publication fees waived. Non-GUMC co-authors will enjoy a discount as well.  See the FAQ for more details.



DML is pleased to announce participation in a pilot program with the publishers of PLOS Medicine a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal covering the full spectrum of the health sciences.

As a result of this partnership, Georgetown University Medical Center authors can take part in the PLOS Community Action Publishing (CAP) pilot program. PLOS CAP is a new publishing model with the aim to eliminate  the $4,000 per article Open Access author publication fees.  For the PLOS Medicine CAP pilot, a discount is extended to non-GUMC co-authors as well.  See the FAQ for more details.

For specific questions about the CAP pilot program, email:
For research or publishing help: Ask A DML Librarian

Researchers and authors – Hear insights direct from the editorial office with Wiley Researcher Academy

September 18, 2018

Wiley Researcher Academy banner

Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown University Medical Center, is now providing the GUMC Community with the Wiley Researcher Academy – an online, self-paced, modular learning program developed, written and presented by a global network of journal editors and industry experts in research and publishing. Topics covered include funding, best practices for the writing process, open access, manuscript submission, peer review and more.

Access the platform via the link below, and login using your Georgetown NetID username and password.

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.

DigitalGeorgetown Meet & Greet

November 13, 2013

Come meet with staff from the Bioethics Research Library, Law Library and University Library to learn about DigitalGeorgetown, the University’s home for digital collections and Georgetown scholarship. DigitalGeorgetown is a key component of the Library’s drive towards Open Access and serves as a permanent, safe and free place to make your scholarship available around the globe.

This is an informal drop-in reception with hands-on demonstrations. Refreshments will be served.

Date: November 14, 2013
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Murray Room, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library

Questions? Contact Kate Dohe, Digital Services Librarian, at or 202.687.6387