ACS Central Science

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  • Published by: American Chemical Society
  • ISSN: 2374-7951
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: ACS Central Science publishes the most compelling, important primary reports on research in chemistry and in allied fields, wherein chemical approaches play a key role... ACS Central Science is a multidisciplinary journal that aims to publish articles of exceptional quality and interest to the broad chemistry and scientific community. The journal addresses important advances in fundamental areas of chemistry, as well as applied and interdisciplinary research highlighting the seminal role of chemistry in a wide range of other scientific disciplines.
  • Additional free text: Authors receive a complimentary ACS AuthorChoice (a noncommercial reuse) license, with the ACS supporting the costs. ACS also offers additional license options, Creative Commons license CC-BY and CC-BY-NC-ND; those licenses are available to authors, their institutions, or funders for an article publishing charge.
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  • Main subject area: Chemistry
  • Breadth of subject area: Top level subject
  • Peer review?

  • Peer review type: Conventional
  • Peer review openness: Closed, single blind
  • Selectivity: Selective (IF ~8-15)
  • Open access?

  • Free to read option: Paper can be free for anyone to read
  • Allows green OA: Not applicable as gold
  • Has waivers: For society members etc
  • Has membership system: Personal membership
  • Access type: Full gold
  • Licence: Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC or CC BY-NC-ND
  • Level of APC: Zero
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Unknown
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Unknown
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Society
  • Length restrictions: Encouraged but not insisted on
  • Provides altmetrics: Altmetric
  • CrossMark implemented: No
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes