Journal of the American Chemical Society


Journal of the American Chemical Society

Infobox Journal


discipline = Chemistry
abbreviation = JACS or J. Am. Chem. Soc.
website = http://pubs.acs.org/journals/jacsat/index.html
publisher = American Chemical Society
country = USA
history = 1879 to present
ISSN = 0002-7863
eISSN = 1520-5126

The "Journal of the American Chemical Society" (usually abbreviated as "J. Am. Chem. Soc.", or "JACS"), is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published since 1879 by the American Chemical Society. The journal has absorbed two other publications in its history, the "Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry" in July 1893, and the "American Chemical Journal" in January 1914. A weekly publication, it publishes original research papers in all fields of chemistry. According to Institute for Scientific Information statistics, "JACS" is the journal with the most citations in this field.Journal Citation Reports, 2008 ] The impact factor of the journal is 7.885 (2007). The current Editor of the journal is Peter J. Stang of the University of Utah. He has been the Editor since 2002.

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