FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | January 10, 2017
American Chemical Society doubles global organizational access to Chemical & Engineering News
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 — Today, the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces the extension of its award-winning web delivery platform for organizational subscribers with the addition of C&EN Global Enterprise from Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN). With C&EN Global Enterprise, scientists at approximately 2,500 subscribing institutions can access the Society’s premier newsmagazine, C&EN, which contains authoritative, award-winning journalism about the global chemistry enterprise. This journalism will appear alongside peer-reviewed research from ACS’ more than 50 journals, as well as eBooks and reference materials.
As of January 2, 2017, the enhanced ACS web delivery platform, http://pubs.acs.org, offers a lasting digital version of C&EN, advancing the reader experience while meeting the growing needs of libraries and organizational subscribers to provide their institutions with the highest-quality science news.
C&EN news and feature stories will be included in a single search location alongside the peer-reviewed science. C&EN Global Enterprise will enhance readers’ experience with ACS journals, providing historical background, highlighting scientific trends and pointing out real-world context for the science reported within. For professors, instructors and teachers, lessons can be supplemented with the context that C&EN provides, helping students better engage with the material.
“Our enhanced platform more than doubles organizational access to C&EN from around the world, making it more discoverable, more convenient and more library-centric,” says Brian Crawford, Ph.D., president of ACS Publications. “By placing C&EN articles and headlines in-line with journal articles, we can better communicate the value of both C&EN and the range of information, resources and news we can deliver to the active, global chemistry community.”
C&EN Global Enterprise offers new features and benefits to subscribing libraries and readers alike. Users can access ACS journals, eBooks, C&EN Archives and C&EN Global Enterprise via one platform, making the experience much more efficient and C&EN’s journalism more discoverable. Like ACS Publications’ 50-plus peer-reviewed journals, C&EN Global Enterprise is archived by Portico, preserving digital rights and continuity of access. Subscribers can access PDF and HTML versions of news stories and articles, with user-friendly versions for inter-library loans. Licenses also provide subscribers with full COUNTER metrics and seamless compatibility via ACS2Go, ACS Publications’ mobile platform.
Organizational access to C&EN Global Enterprise is available at cenglobal.acs.org.
About ACS Publications
ACS Publications, a division of the American Chemical Society, is a nonprofit scholarly publisher of more than 50 peer-reviewed journals and a range of eBooks at the interface of chemistry and allied sciences, including physics and biology. ACS Publications’ journals are among the most-cited, most-trusted and most-read within the scientific literature. Respected for their editorial rigor, ACS journals offer high-quality service to authors and readers, including rapid time to publication, a range of channels for researchers to access the Society’s cutting-edge web and mobile delivery platforms and a comprehensive program of open-access options for authors and their funders. ACS Publications also publishes Chemical & Engineering News.
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) is the award-winning news outlet that reaches the American Chemical Society’s vast membership of nearly 157,000 scientists, as well as the worldwide chemistry community in academia, industry and beyond. Through its website and its weekly print newsmagazine, C&EN covers the latest research advances, business and policy trends, crucial chemical safety data, job and career information and more. Published by the American Chemical Society since 1923, C&EN currently has editors and reporters based in Europe, the United States and Asia.
For more information on C&EN’s authoritative coverage and its products, including C&ENjobs and advertiser resources, visit cenmediakit.org.
About the American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With nearly 157,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. The American Chemical Society does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.