Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier. Every article has a DOI which uniquely and persistently identifies that content, thus making the DOI the definitive identifier of an article. The DOI System was created by the International DOI Foundation (IDF). More information on the system is available at the DOI website.

Why are the graphical abstracts smaller in size on the Abstract page?

  The graphical abstract, also known as the TOC graphic, is in fact a thumbnail-sized image on the article’s abstract page. However we have made substantial enhancements to article figures on the Table of Contents page as well as both versions of the Full Text article, the PDF article, and … Continue reading “Why are the graphical abstracts smaller in size on the Abstract page?”

How do I change or manage my preferences for receiving ASAP or TOC Alerts?

 To manage your e-Alert and Profile preferences, please log in to the ACS Publications Web site using your ACS ID. If you do not have an ACS ID, you will need to register for one for free by clicking on “Register” near the top left corner of the Web site. … Continue reading “How do I change or manage my preferences for receiving ASAP or TOC Alerts?”

What are the official CASSI abbreviations for ACS journals?

  The official titles, abbreviations, and codens for ACS journals are listed below. Bibliographic details for publications from ACS and other publishers are available in CASSI (Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index), published by the ACS’ Chemical Abstracts Service. JOURNAL TITLE CASSI ABBREVIATION CODEN Accounts of Chemical Research Acc. Chem. Res. achre4 ACS … Continue reading “What are the official CASSI abbreviations for ACS journals?”

I have been designated as an Administrator of our institution’s online subscriptions to content on the ACS Publications website. In order to begin the activation process I need to know our ACS ID and Password. Where can I get them?

To access and view usage statistic reports you will first need to register for an ACS ID as a Librarian Administrator. Please see the file attached which contains detailed instructions for registration. Please note that your activation code is your institution's account number.  Account_Activation_For_ACS_Administrators  

Information for ACS Authors about the NIH Public Access Policy Mandate

    ACS offers three options by which authors can fulfill the requirement of manuscript deposit for NIH-funded research. More information is available here.  

Who should I contact regarding advertising in ACS Publications products?

  For more information on ACS Journal and C&EN print and web advertising please contact your local advertising sales representative. You may download a Sales Representative list and a Media Kit from the following link: http://pubs.acs.org/page/advertising/index.html.  

What is ACS AuthorChoice and where can I find more information?

The American Chemical Society’s Publications Division offers ACS AuthorChoice in support of the Society’s journal authors who wish or need to sponsor open and unrestricted Web access to their published research articles. The ACS AuthorChoice option, first launched in October 2006, provides a fee-based mechanism for authors, funded by the authors … Continue reading “What is ACS AuthorChoice and where can I find more information?”