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ACS Guide to Scholarly Communications

The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication covers everything from classic journal authoring topics (now completely modernized) such as Organization of Your Article and Peer Review, to styling conventions needed for all scholarly communication, such as Chemical Nomenclature and Effective Writing and Word Usage, to emerging areas of interest in scholarly communication, including Open Access & Open ScienceSharing DataCommunicating Safety Information, and Preprints.

PART 1: Scientific Communication
PART 2: Scientific Journals
PART 3: Data in the Google Era
PART 4: Scientific Style Conventions
PART 5: Editorial Style Conventions