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American Chemical Society introduces reimagined publications web experience, powered by Atypon

(22 May 2019) The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS Publications) today announced the launch of a fully redesigned web delivery platform (pubs.acs.org). This platform delivers global access to all ACS journals and books, as well as to the C&ENGlobal Enterprise edition. The website supports over 6,000 universities, corporations and government research centers […]


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ChemRxiv announces streamlined submission of research for journal peer review

(5 December 2018) Now in its second year of successfully sharing research findings openly with the global chemistry community, ChemRxiv today announced Direct Journal Transfer, a new feature that will help authors submit their posted preprints to established journals for editorial consideration and peer review. This feature, which is now available on the ChemRxiv website, […]


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Multiple ACS journals earn their highest-ever Impact Factor in 2017 Journal Citation Reports®

(28 June 2018) The newly-released 2017 Journal Citation Reports® from Clarivate Analytics show ACS journals continue to be the most-cited and most-impactful publications in their fields, including the six core chemistry categories. ACS journal articles were cited more than 3.1 million times in 2017, an increase of 8% compared with the previous year. The median […]


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American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™

(20 March 2018) The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry and the German Chemical Society (GDCh) to support the financial and strategic development of ChemRxiv, the premier preprint server for the global chemistry community. This strategic partnership among three of the largest scientific societies in the chemical […]


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ACS Publications reaches new heights with 100 million article downloads by researchers worldwide in 2017

(4 January 2018,  Washington) The American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) Publications Division achieved a major milestone in 2017, surpassing 100 million full-text journal article downloads during the calendar year. This marks a new global usage record for the 51 peer-reviewed ACS journals, which publish research in chemistry and allied fields. Along with citations and other metrics, […]


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Judge recommends ISP and search engine blocking of Sci-Hub in the US

(3 October 2017) Earlier this year the American Chemical Society (ACS), a leading source of academic publications in the field of chemistry, filed a lawsuit against Sci-Hub and its operator Alexandra Elbakyan. The non-profit organization publishes tens of thousands of articles a year in its peer-reviewed journals. Because many of these are available for free […]


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American Chemical Society seeks judgment against Sci-Hub

Pirated papers distributor has not responded to lawsuit (6 September 2017) The American Chemical Society is asking a federal court to stop Sci-Hub, which provides free access to pirated journal articles, from distributing ACS journal articles and other materials. ACS wants the court to order Sci-Hub to cease “copying, distributing, altering, displaying, hosting, selling and/or […]


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American Chemical Society files suit against Sci-Hub

(28 June 2017, Washington) On June 23, 2017, the American Chemical Society (ACS) filed suit in the United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia against unnamed confederates of Sci-Hub, a self-proclaimed web pirate organization that steals and then illegally reproduces and disseminates copyrighted scientific research articles on the internet. The suit asserts infringement of […]


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ACS Publications to join Copyright Clearance Center’s RightFind® XML for mining solution

(10 February 2017, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is participating in RightFind® XML for Mining, CCC’s cloud-based solution for obtaining content and rights for commercial text […]


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The ACS publications symposium Innovation on Molecular Sciences was held successfully

(3 November 2016) The American Chemical Society Publications Symposium Innovation in Molecular Science was successfully held at the Friendship Hotel in Beijing on 23-25 Octoober 2016. The conference was organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS) , and co-organized by iGroup China. This symposium is […]


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American Chemical Society announces intention to establish “ChemRxiv” preprint server to promote early research sharing

(10 August 2016, Washington)  The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its intention to form ChemRxiv, a chemistry preprint server for the global chemistry community, proposed as a collaborative undertaking that will facilitate the open dissemination of important scientific findings. The Society is presently in the process of inviting interested stakeholders to participate in helping […]


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American Chemical Society introduces ACS ChemWorx™

Partnership with software innovator colwiz, Ltd makes research collaboration and publication more efficient (Washington, DC, 27 March 2013)  The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced today the launch of ACS ChemWorx, a powerful new research collaboration system designed to integrate all facets of the researcher’s work life. Every step of the research process—from forming an initial […]


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American Chemical Society launches major new resource on climate science

Washington, 3 December 2012 — The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, today launched a new web-based resource to enhance understanding and communication of the science underpinning global climate change. Intended for ACS’ more than 164,000 members and others, the American Chemical Society Climate Science Toolkit is available at http://www.acs.org/climatescience. The project, more […]


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