American Chemical Society (ACS)

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Founded in 1876 at New York University. The ACS currently has more than 158,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. It is the world’s largest scientific society by membership.

Licence data

Deal duration
2017-2021
2017
454
2018
185
Status licence
Finalised licence
Terms and conditions

License and conditions

  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS subscription titles, open access titles. ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded.
  • A corresponding author participating in the open-access program must be associated with a Durch university or organiszation.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centres, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners include the FOM-insitute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW).

How does it work?

  • The corresponding author must choose, at submission, a quealified Dutch institution and use the corresponding email address extension of that institution.
  • Corresponding authors whose articles are accepted by ACS, will be automatically granted an ACS Author Choice Open Access Licence CC-BY-NC-ND.​
  • ​If an author does not use an email extension associated with their qualifying institution (for example gmail),or does not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published open access.
  • ​Did something go wrong or do you want to make an already published article open access? Contact your open access liaison ​for support. You will be able to request the article to be published in open access up until three months after acceptance.
More information

More information on the ACS website and the ACS Flyer

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Frequently Asked Questions ACS agreement.

Title 2015 2016 2017 2018
American Chemical Society (ACS)
454
185
Brill
45
18
Cambridge University Press
30
meer
28
Elsevier
358
795
340
Emerald Publishing group
5
26
meer
12
Karger
103
22
14
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW
22
20
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
102
108
meer
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
65
SAGE
14
83
meer
SAGE
625
gelijk
182
Springer
1927
2113
Springer
2073
Springer
980
Taylor & Francis
1549
1399
476
Thieme
meer
Walter de Gruyter
16
Wiley
379
737
meer
422

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