PLoS ONE, one of the more radical open access journals, now has a blog: EveryONE. The inaugural post lays out the goals and raison d’etre for the effort, and answers such burning questions as…

Why a blog and why now? As of March 2009, PLoS ONE, the peer-reviewed open-access journal for all scientific and medical research, has published over 5,000 articles, representing the work of over 30,000 authors and co-authors, and receives over 160,000 unique visitors per month. That’s a good sized online community and we thought it was about time that you had a blog to call your own. This blog is for authors who have published with us and for users who haven’t and it contains something for everyone.

I was pleasantly surprised to see that Ouroboros is on the blogroll — possibly (OK, probably) because I’m on the editorial board, but it’s still nice. I figure that plugging their new blog is the least I could do:

They’re still on their first post but I’m sure there’s great stuff to come, so visit early and often!

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