Encouraging ACS authors to choose open access with a $60-million stimulus program

With ACS Author Rewards, ACS provides publishing credits directly to each Corresponding Author of each article published in 2014.

  • ACS awards publishing credits, worth a total value of $1,500 per article published in 2014; there are no limits on the number of credits an author can earn
  • Authors use credits to fund any ACS open access publishing option within the next three years (2015-2017); credits are transferable to another author
  • Program designed to help research authors transition to new open access publishing models
  • With an estimated 40,000 or more articles to be published in ACS journals in 2014, this stimulus provides the research community with $60 million or more in savings, fueling participation in open access at ACS
  • Credits will be available via ACS ChemWorx beginning in Fall 2014. Login free at acschemworx.org

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