VU Journal Publishing Guide

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  • The VU Journal Publishing Guide shows you:

    1. The most important scientific journals in your field and their impact metrics.
    2. If the journal allows Open Access publishing.
    3. If the VU has an Open Access deal (APC discount) with the publisher.

    How to use this guide:

    1. If you know the title, and want information about open access or impact.
      1. Type part of the title in the search box, press search.
      2. Select the title of the journal to read more information on the open access possibilities and instructions to get a discount (if available) and impact.
    2. If you want to know what open access options are available in journals covering a certain topic, relevant to your research.
      1. Type a topic in the search box. The title field and keyword fields will be searched.
      2. You can sort the result by Impact factor (ISI and Scopus Citescore) and on title.
      3. Filter the results (see facets on the left of the screen) to show only open access journals, or journals with a VU Open Access deal (APC discount).
      4. Select the title of the journal to read more information on the open access options and instructions to get a waiver or discount (if available).

Chemical Reviews



ISSN: 0009-2665 (1520-6890)
Chemistry, Multidisciplinary - General Chemistry

Green Open Access

You share, we take care

On the basis of the Taverne Amendment (art. 25fa), the publishers’ version (PDF) of short academic works can be made available via the university repository 6 months after the first (online) publication. General conditions for participation are mentioned here. Exact implementation may differ per institution. Please contact your university library for more details.

Sherpa/Romeo info

Author can (with restrictions) archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing) (Must obtain written permission from Editor) (Must not violate ACS ethical Guidelines)
Author can (with restrictions) archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) (If mandated by funding agency or employer/ institution) (If mandated to deposit before 12 months, must obtain waiver from Institution/Funding agency or use AuthorChoice) (12 months embargo)
Author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
  • On author's personal website, pre-print servers, institutional website, institutional repositories or subject repositories
  • Non-Commercial
  • Must be accompanied by set statement (see policy)
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Publisher last reviewed on 19/09/2016

More Sherpa/Romeo information

APC Discount

Researchers from RU, RUG, TUD, TU/e, UL, UM/MUMC+, UT, UU, UvA, VU and WUR will receive a 100% discount on the Article Processing Charges that need to be paid by a corresponding author to publish open access in this journal.

More information on this ACS deal.

This deal is valid until 2021-12-31.
NB: APC discount can only be claimed for articles submitted after 2017-01-01

More information on Open Access publishing

Last updated: 2020-05-29


JCR Science Citation Index (2018)

Impact factor: 54.301
Q1 (Chemistry, Multidisciplinary (1/172))

Scopus Journal Metrics (2017)

SJR: 23.414
SNIP: 11.970
Impact (Scopus CiteScore): 51.08
Quartile: Q1
CiteScore percentile: 99%
CiteScore rank: 1 out of 359
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