International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Jan Kuras Ideas Activities
  • Chemistry Central
    Camden, London WC1X 8HB, UK
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    Chemistry Central
    Open access journal publishing
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Chemistry Central publishes peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry. Chemistry Central is part of the BioMed Central group.

Chemistry Central publishes a range of online open access journals: Chemistry Central Journal covering all chemistry subject areas; Journal of Cheminformatics; Journal of Systems Chemistry; Geochemical Transactions.

The benefits of open access:

- high visibility for articles through free and permanent unrestricted online access

- increased readership and potential citations

- expert peer review, rapid publication

- no space constraints

- authors retain copyright to their work

- authors can post their articles on personal or institutional websites

- data can be redistributed, reused and translated freely

IYC 2011 provides a great opportunity for Chemistry Central to engage with chemists.