Wiley-VCH, part of the scientific and technical publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) and the Korean Chemical Society have signed an agreement to closely cooperate and jointly publish the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society. The journal will be available online from volume 2015 in Wiley Online Library, one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources, visited by 15 million users a month.
“The Korean Chemical Society and all its members are delighted to have the co-publishing agreement in place. We are looking forward to a bright future based on this monumental agreement which is built on mutual trust and cooperation,” said Professor Hong-Seok Kim, President of the Korean Chemical Society. “I am particularly pleased that individual society members will enjoy complimentary access to the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society in Wiley Online Library.”
Professor B. Moon Kim, Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society commented: “State-of-the-art online presence nowadays is a very important criterion for the sustainability of a scientific journal. To see the first issue of the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society in Wiley Online Library, under the same roof as Angewandte Chemie and Chemistry An Asian Journal, confirms my conviction that our joint efforts will bring highest quality standards, broad visibility and advanced international reputation for the journal.”
Carina S. Kniep, Editorial Director, Wiley-VCH chemistry journals, emphasized: “We feel honored that the Korean Chemical Society chose us as the publishing partner for the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society. The cooperation further strengthens our ties with the chemistry community in Korea and builds on our existing partnership for Chemistry An Asian Journal, the Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry and ChemNanoMat which are co-owned by the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES), consisting of thirteen major chemical societies throughout Asia and the Pacific region.”
About The Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society:
The Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (journal.kcsnet.or.kr) was founded by the Korean Chemical Society in 1980, with the aim to create an international, English-language forum to reach out to the chemical community worldwide. The journal publishes peer-reviewed reviews/accounts, articles, communications and notes covering all major fields of pure and applied chemistry. The Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society is covered by the Science Citation Index and is included in all major abstracting & indexing services. Effective from Volume 36 (2015) all issues will be published online in Wiley Online Library; archive volumes (1980-2014) are available through the website of the Korean Chemical Society.
About The Korean Chemical Society
The Korean Chemical Society (kcsnet.or.kr) was founded in 1946 as the first learned society established in Korea. It has 7000 personal, 140 organization and 30 cooperation members. The Korean Chemical Society promotes research and education in the field of chemistry and the chemistry profession as a vital resource for Korea's economic and social development. Besides the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society and the Korean-language Journal of the Korean Chemical Society, the society, as a member of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES), co-owns and publishes Chemistry An Asian Journal, the Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry and ChemNanoMat together with twelve major chemical societies in the Asia Pacific region. Also, the 48th General Assembly and the 45th World Chemistry Congress of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry will be held in Busan, during August, 2015.
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Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
ISSN: 1229-5949 (online)
Contact: Dr. Carina S. Kniep - Editorial Director
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