American Chemical Society (ACS) 2017-2021

All new articles in 57 journals are published open, without costs to the author.

Deal duration
Status licence

License and conditions

  • The agreement covers all 57 ACS open access subscription titles. ACS Central Science and ACS Omega are excluded.
  • All new articles will be published in full open access with no additional costs for the authors.
  • A corresponding author participating in the open access program must be associated with a Dutch university or organization.
  • The list of participating ACS-members contains all Dutch universities, including Academic Medical Centers, with the exception of Erasmus University and Tilburg University. Other partners include the FOM-institute AMOLF and Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW).

How does it work?

  • At submission, the corresponding author must select the institution and use the email address of that institution.
  • 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email address of his/her institution, or does not pick the proper institution from the drop down list, the article will not be published open access.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.
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More information on the ACS website and the ACS Flyer

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This Contract disclosed the 'ACS Online Products Institional Access Agreement'.

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