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ChemRxiv is a free submission, distribution, and archive service for unpublished preprints in chemistry and related areas. Introduced in 2017 and now featuring 12,000+ preprints, ChemRxiv is co-owned and collaboratively managed by the American Chemical Society, the Chinese Chemical Society, the Chemical Society of Japan, the German Chemical Society, and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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ChemRxiv is the open preprint server for the global chemistry community

Authors have the opportunity to put their research immediately out on the web and share it with scientists and colleagues prior to formal peer review. ChemRxiv is openly accessible, with no subscription fees for readers and no submission charges for authors.

Share your research with a global community of scientists.

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  • Indexed in Chemical Abstracts, Scopus, and Google Scholar, enhancing discovery of your research.
  • ChemRxiv articles are assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) upon posting, which means your preprint article is fully citable.
  • You can easily submit preprints to ChemRxiv via a drag/drop web upload.
  • A link between the preprint and the final published article will direct interested users to the most recent version.
  • Directly submit your ChemRxiv preprint for publication into journals with Direct Journal Transfer
  • ChemRxiv also accepts reviews that provide well-sourced context for previous research from multiple sources.

ChemRxiv preprints are not peer reviewed but are checked for plagiarism, offensive, dangerous, highly controversial, and/or non-scientific content.