Open Science News from ACS

Read the latest news from ACS related to open science.

ACS Publications Signs DORA

Effective February 2021, ACS Publications has signed the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). This demonstrates our commitment as a publisher and professional organization to support broader assessment of research output. ...

Open Access Authors Can Now Retain Copyright

Effective January 2021, ACS Publications is instituting a new copyright retention policy to make open-access publishing easier and more attractive for our authors. All authors who publish open access in any ACS journal, either in our hybrid or...

Why ACS Publishes Fully Open Access Journals

The publishing industry is adapting its open access options to support the research community’s needs in the face of shifting funder requirements. In particular, as funders adopt new or revised open access mandates, researchers are finding that...

Introducing the JACS Au Associate Editors

For authors who need or desire to publish in a gold open access journal, JACS Au matches the exceptional editorial and publishing standards of JACS – the world’s most cited chemistry publication. As inaugural Editor-in-Chief Professor Christopher...