ACS Publications: Advanced Search

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The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical sciences and related fields.
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Mobile support:
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Resource type:
1879 to the present
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Current journals in the "Web Editions" collection:

Older journals in the "Legacy Archives" collection:


The American Chemical Society (ACS) service provides access to over 35 full-text peer-review journals, C&EN (Chemistry and Engineering News), and select material from the ACS Symposium Series Online. The ACS archives covers material from 1879 to the present day. Articles are available in html and pdf format. You can search teh ACS Journals by keyword, title, author, or narrow your search to just one journal. You can also save your searches or subscribe to an RSS feed of your search.

There is an "ACS Mobile" app on the Apple App Store and for Android on Google Play but it does NOT support full text access to articles. However, the ACS Publications site itself is mobile-friendly.

Laurier Library provides access to the Web Editions collection (current journals) and the Legacy Archive (backfile journal content).

Subjects covered:
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
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  • ACS journals
  • Web Editions journals
  • Legacy Archive journals
  • American Chemical Society journals