Chemical Science (journal)

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Chemical Science  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Chem. Sci.
Discipline Chemistry
Language English
Edited by David MacMillan
Publication details
Royal Society of Chemistry (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 2041-6520 (print)
2041-6539 (web)
OCLC no. 648957145

Chemical Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of chemistry. It was established in July 2010 and is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Authors can elect to have accepted articles published as open access.[1] Chemical Science won the Best New Journal 2011 award from the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.[2] The editor-in-chief is David MacMillan (Princeton University).

Article types[edit]

Chemical Science publishes all original (primary) research in one format called "Edge Articles", which have no page limits, but should be written in a succinct way. Authors can make use of electronic supplementary information to store bulky experimental details and data. The journal also publishes mini-reviews and perspectives, normally on invitation.

International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences[edit]

The launch of Chemical Science is supported by the International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences, a global symposium series.[3]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Thomson Reuters Master Journal List and CASSI, this journal is indexed by the following services:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 8.601.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "RSC Open Science". Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  2. ^ "ALPSP Home Page". Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  3. ^ "International Symposia for Advancing the Chemical Sciences". Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  4. ^ "Chemical Science". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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