What's new in open access to chemistry journals
RSC: Temporary free access to selected publications of CrystEngComm:
HOT articles for 2021 (32 papers) - until 24 May 2021
Halogen Bonding in Crystal Engineering thematic collection (15 papers) - until June 30th 2021
Authors have a good chance to publish an open access paper in a prestigious journal for free this year.
New Elsevier's OA journals waive the Article Publishing Charges for any submissions received before ... [see the date below], which are accepted for publication after peer review.
Carbon Trends - before 31 August 2021,
Chemical Engineering Journal Advances - before 31 October 2021,
Chemical Thermodynamics and Thermal Analysis - before 31 December 2021,
Current Research in Chemical Biology - before 31 December 2021,
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry Reports - before 31st March 2022,
JCIS Open - before 30 June 2022,
Journal of Chromatography Open - before 31st March 2022,
Journal of Hazardous Materials Letters - before 31 December 2021,
Journal of Ionic Liquids - before 31 May 2022.
In 2021, Elsevier starts publishing a number of new open access journals:
Chemical Thermodynamics and Thermal Analysis
Current Research in Chemical Biology
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry Reports
JCIS Open | colloid and interface science
Journal of Chromatography Open
Journal of Ionic Liquids
Journal of Membrane Science Letters
This week's application for indexing. Readers' reviews are welcome.
The first issue of a new international Open Access journal is online.
Synthesis and Sintering - (2021-...) | mechanisms, thermodynamics, and kinetics of synthesis and sintering processes, synthesis of powder materials (metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers, intermetallics, composites, etc.).
Elsevier's new OA journal is online
Fundamental Research - (2021-...) | multidisciplinary | supervised by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).
Chemistry - coronavirus - COVID-19
It is worth reminding that all leading publishers grant free access to their publications on coronavirus research.
Here are some great examples:
Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center - articles and guidelines for clinicians and patients.
Springer/Nature's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research Highlights.
Wiley's Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak - articles, book chapters and Special Collections.
ACS - Chemistry in Coronavirus Research: A Free to Read Collection from the American Chemical Society.
Royal Society of Chemistry's Coronavirus articles - free to access collection (freely available until 31st December 2021).
The first issue of a new OA journal is online
SusMat - (2021-...) | sustainable energy and environment including but not limited to: environment friendly materials, green catalysis, clean energy, waste treatment and management | Wiley in partnership with Sichuan University.
Open access news from Wiley.
In 2021, Wiley starts new OA journals:
Analysis & Sensing - (2021-... ) | analytical and bioanalytical chemistry and sensors research
Chemistry—Methods - (2021-... ) | interdisciplinary research on methods development in chemistry
Electrochemical Science Advances - (2021-...)
Natural Sciences - (2021-...) | biology, chemistry and physics and their interfaces
American Chemical Society
In 2021, the American Chemical Society launches nine subdiscipline-specific OA "Gold" journals:
ACS Bio & Med Chem Au
ACS Engineering Au
ACS Environmental Au
ACS Materials Au. ASAP articles are online.
ACS Measurement Science Au
ACS Nanosciece Au
ACS Organic & Inorganic Au. ASAP articles are online.
ACS Physical Chemistry Au
ACS Polymers Au
Shelley Minteer gives answers to “why now” and “why open access” in the Editorial Funding Mandates and the Launch of Nine Fully Open Access ACS Au Journals.
The journals are open for submission.