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At ACS, we see chemistry as the central science; this is why you’ll find the most trusted information to support a broad range of research areas, including Biotech and Pharma; Energy and Transportation; Electronics; Education; and Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Whether your agency is charged with looking after water treatment, STEM education, environmental policy and remediation, agriculture, atmospheric research, food and drug research, transportation, education, or even law enforcement and intellectual property, ACS provides the most trusted information.

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A broad array of information-based solutions

In addition to scientific journals, ACS publishes peer-reviewed ACS eBooks that offer a deep dive into topic areas across more than 1,700 digital books that often cover the impacts of technology and policy advances on society.

ACS In Focus brings scientists up to speed quickly on emerging topics. Online classes developed by industry experts and offered by ACS Institute support the ongoing science-related education needs of agency employees.

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ACS Publications is a “sole source” supplier of information-based solutions for organizations of all shapes and sizes, from local governments to federal agencies. In addition to offering cost relief to government and nonprofit organizations, ACS Publications understands your needs are often unique. Our representatives are experienced in listening to your challenges, presenting flexible solutions, and supporting the many different roles in your organization that are involved in the acquisition process, from R&D to purchasing and compliance.

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ACS employs editors who are world-renowned, active leaders in their fields. Our rigorous peer-review process ensures rapid publication of the highest quality information that you can trust in the lab and when making policy decisions. You can be confident that you are working with the world’s most reliable information; ACS Journals achieve some of the industry’s best median impact factors and extraordinarily low retraction rates.

ACS peer-reviewed journals are the most cited or highest-impact scientific journals in six scientific categories, including four of the seven core chemistry categories, according to the 2022 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2023).

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