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Commenting PLoS articles online

More than once, I critized PLoS for changing only the access to publications rather than offering an enhanced way of scientific communication. At least one of the standard features of most content management systems - the ability to add comments - will now be used for all PLoS journals. The aim is to add real correspondence, not just "I like this papr. Good vork. Yours Schnuffelfred", hence the "electronic letters" will undergo editorial screening. As of now, you have click links in the sidebar to find out whether there are "eLetters", which is a little annoying but I am sure there will be enhancements. A selection of letters is supposed to appear in the monthly journal.
The editorial of the current issue has more details and specifically mentions blogs as an influence.

[N.B.: Of course, there is a page to see all eLetters.]

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