Fully Open Access Journals

ACS Publications Open Access Journals

ACS Publishes Twelve Fully Open Access Journals

ACS Central Science

ACS Central Science publishes breakthroughs in fundamental chemistry that will form a foundation for developments across a broad range of chemistry related fields such as biomedicine, materials science, energy science, earth and planetary science, and nanotechnology. Highly selective, high impact and entirely open access, ACS Central Science is dedicated to giving great research every advantage.

ACS Omega

This fully open access journal makes editorial decisions based on the quality of the research presented without considering its perceived impact. ACS Omega has a broad, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary scope that covers the more than 60 ACS Publications journals. It rapidly publishes high-quality new findings as well as large datasets, noteworthy negative results, mini-reviews, and more.


This sister journal of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) launches in 2020. Complementary to JACS, JACS Au will match the exceptional editorial and publishing standards of the world’s most cited chemistry publication. JACS Au will allow for the rapid dissemination of cutting edge, high impact research across the breadth of chemistry and all related areas intersecting with chemistry.

ACS Au Journals

ACS Publications will launch a suite of nine global open access journals in 2021, collectively known as ACS Au, led by Professor Shelley D. Minteer of the University of Utah. All nine journals will be compliant with the most stringent open access requirements, including those listed under ‘Plan S’ and those of funders requiring publication in a fully open access journal, just like JACS Au, which was launched earlier this year.

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