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Reactions Videos

ACS Reactions Videos

Reactions is a weekly video series produced by ACS and PBS Digital Studios that uncovers the chemistry in the world around us. There are dozens of archived videos that provide scientific answers to common questions from daily life. 

ACS Green Chemistry Institute

ACS Green Chemistry Institute

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) provides members with the resources, training, and development opportunities to reimagine chemistry and engineering for a brighter, more sustainable future. Based on a set of sustainable principles, green chemistry spurs innovations in the design, development and implementation of chemical products and processes that directly benefit businesses, people, and the planet.

Each year ACS GCI presents the Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, bringing together academia, government, and industry for in-depth presentations and symposia.

ACS Open Access

ACS Open Access

ACS Open Access is a program that’s designed to assist authors in meeting evolving requirements from their research funders and institutions.

  • ACS Central Science
    Free for authers and readers, ACS Central Science is a highly selective peer-reviewed journal that publishes exceptional multidisciplinary papers across the chemical sciences.
  • ACS Omega
    Global researchers can quickly publish new and original multidisciplinary peer-reviewed research at a competitive price.
  • ACS Editors’ Choice
    Based on recommendations from ACS journal editors around the world, Editor's Choice provides free access to a daily selection of articles of public interest to the global science community. These articles will remain open for all to access and read.
  • ACS AuthorChoice
    The program includes a wide range of options for authors to license open availability of their published articles, with discounts as high as 50% to pubishing ACS members.
  • ChemRxiv
    The open preprint server for the global chemistry community, ChemRxiv provides authors the opportunity to share their preliminary research findings ahead of formal submission. 
Please visit www.acsopenaccess.org for the latest details and updates to the program.

ACS Science Elements

ACS Science Elements

Published weekly, ACS Science Elements is a digest of cutting edge research from ACS.

C&EN and C&EN Archives

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN)

Read C&EN each week for in-depth analysis and reporting on the latest developments in science and technology, business and industry, government, education, and employment trends. C&EN covers the chemical enterprise and related sciences each week in print and digital formats, and through regular live C&EN Webinars.

ACS Member Universal Access

ACS Member Universal Access

Online access to 50 articles for personal use from any ACS Journal, ACS Symposium Series eBooks, or C&EN Archives is included with your annual membership.

ACS Member Articles on Command

ACS Member Articles on Command

Single articles are available at a significant discount for ACS members only.

• USD $12 for journal articles and ACS Symposium Series eBook chapters
• USD $5 for C&EN Archives

Journal of Chemical Education

Journal of Chemical Education

ACS members qualify for a special member-only subscription rate of USD $99 that also includes an archive e-subscription.  Special discounted rates are also available for undergraduates, graduate students, and K-12 teachers.  pubs.acs.org/journal/jceda8

ACS Publications E-Subscriptions

ACS Member E-Subscriptions

E-Subscriptions are available to emeritus, retired, unemployed, and sole proprietor members at a uniform price of USD $125 per year for ACS Journal and Archive E-subscriptions*.  Members have access to 250 articles per journal, per subscription term and may subscribe to a total of five (5) E-Subscriptions.  

Additionally, all ACS members are eligible to subscribe to the Journal of Natural Productspubs.acs.org/journal/jnprdf

SciFinder® Access

SciFinder®

Access the world’s largest and most reliable chemistry and science-related databases, with a single interface. SciFinder® is a research discovery solution that provides integrated access when searching for chemical information: substances, reactions, references from patents, journals, chemical suppliers, web sources, books, conferences, and more! ACS members are eligible for 25 complimentary SciFinder activities for personal use per membership term. To learn more, visit www.cas.org/scifinder and contact service@acs.org to request a user name and password.