Journal of the American Chemical Society

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Journal of the American Chemical Society  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Discipline Chemistry
Language English
Edited by Peter J. Stang
Publication details
American Chemical Society (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Weekly
ISSN 0002-7863 (print)
1520-5126 (web)
LCCN 16003159
OCLC no. 01226990

The Journal of the American Chemical Society is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established in 1879 by the American Chemical Society.[1] The journal has absorbed two other publications in its history, the Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry (July 1893) and the American Chemical Journal (January 1914). It publishes original research papers in all fields of chemistry. Since 2002, the journal is edited by Peter J. Stang (University of Utah).[2] In 2014, the journal moved to a hybrid open access publishing model.

Abstracting and indexing

The Journal of the American Chemical Society is abstracted and indexed in Chemical Abstracts Service, Scopus, EBSCOhost, Thomson-Gale, ProQuest, PubMed, Web of Science, and SwetsWise. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2014 impact factor of 12.113.[3]


  1. List of Issues back to 1879
  2. JACS Editors and Editorial Board
  3. "Web of Science". 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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