Sunday, November 4, 2018

Impact of Plan-S on European Research in 10 scientific disciplines

A few weeks ago I posted already the troubling current situation for Chemistry, where out of 553 journals listed in Journal Citation Reports only 48 journals[1] are included in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and only 11 were known to me (i.e. 2.0%).

Today I add the same analysis for nine more fields in scientific research (Bio, CompSci, Engin, Math, MatSci, Med, Phys, Psych, Social)[2][3], with similar results. Out of the total of 4773 journals listed in JCR for these disciplines, only 399 are listed in DOAJ (8.4%).

Within the field of Chemistry, the majority of the 48 JCR/DOAJ journals were not known to me, and often included local/national journals. Assuming that the same holds for the other disciplines, and using a conservative estimate for this proportion of unknown journals (at least half), one comes to the conclusion that for the ten fields of science listed below, only ca. 2-4% of scientific journals is currently compliant with Plan S.


Field Nr. in JCR Nr. in DOAJ
Bio 650 89 (13.7%)
Chem 553 48 (8.7%)**
CompSci 495 22 (4.4%)
Engin 401 22 (5.5%)
Math 550 24 (4.4%)
MatSci 454 44 (9.7%)
Med 360 74 (20.6%)
Phys 395 32 (8.1%)
Psych 529 25 (4.7%)
Social 386 19 (4.9%)
TOTAL 4773 399 (8.4%)

** Out of these 48, only 11 were known to me (ca. 25%)

[1] One journal (Catalysis, Structure & Reactivity) listed in the previous blog post is in fact listed only in DOAJ, not in JCR, so should not have been included in Appendix 2 of the previous post.
[2] The JCR categories included in this analysis are listed in Appendix 1. These were chosen because of seeming to have one theme in common (see Appendix 1), although probably for biology some others categories might have been included (e.g. plant sciences, zoology), but then the decision becomes arbitrary and hence only the ones listed in Appendix 1 were included.
[3] The list of journals per category is given in this Google Sheet.

Appendix 1. JCR categories included

Bio

BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS
BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION
BIOLOGY
BIOPHYSICS
BIOTECHNOLOGY & APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Chem

CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL
CHEMISTRY, APPLIED
CHEMISTRY, INORGANIC & NUCLEAR
CHEMISTRY, MEDICINAL
CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC
CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL

CompSci

COMPUTER SCIENCE, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
COMPUTER SCIENCE, CYBERNETICS
COMPUTER SCIENCE, HARDWARE & ARCHITECTURE
COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS
COMPUTER SCIENCE, INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATIONS
COMPUTER SCIENCE, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
COMPUTER SCIENCE, THEORY & METHODS

Engin

ENGINEERING, AEROSPACE
ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL
ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL
ENGINEERING, CIVIL
ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC
ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL
ENGINEERING, GEOLOGICAL
ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL
ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING
ENGINEERING, MARINE
ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
ENGINEERING, OCEAN
ENGINEERING, PETROLEUM

Math

MATHEMATICS
MATHEMATICS, APPLIED
MATHEMATICS, INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATIONS

MatSci

MATERIALS SCIENCE, BIOMATERIALS
MATERIALS SCIENCE, CERAMICS
MATERIALS SCIENCE, CHARACTERIZATION & TESTING
MATERIALS SCIENCE, COATINGS & FILMS
MATERIALS SCIENCE, COMPOSITES
MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
MATERIALS SCIENCE, PAPER & WOOD
MATERIALS SCIENCE, TEXTILES

Med

MEDICAL ETHICS
MEDICAL INFORMATICS
MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
MEDICINE, LEGAL
MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL
MEDICINE, RESEARCH & EXPERIMENTAL

Phys

PHYSICS, APPLIED
PHYSICS, ATOMIC, MOLECULAR & CHEMICAL
PHYSICS, CONDENSED MATTER
PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS
PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL
PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
PHYSICS, NUCLEAR
PHYSICS, PARTICLES & FIELDS

Psych

PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY, APPLIED
PSYCHOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL
PSYCHOLOGY, CLINICAL
PSYCHOLOGY, DEVELOPMENTAL
PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATIONAL
PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL
PSYCHOLOGY, MATHEMATICAL
PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOANALYSIS
PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL

Social

SOCIAL ISSUES
SOCIAL WORK
SOCIAL SCIENCES, BIOMEDICAL
SOCIAL SCIENCES, INTERDISCIPLINARY
SOCIAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICAL METHODS
SOCIOLOGY

Friday, September 21, 2018

Impact of Plan S on Chemistry research in Europe

Below is given a list of journals that are present at the DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and that are listed in one of the seven categories in Chemistry in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR):
·       CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL
·       CHEMISTRY, APPLIED
·       CHEMISTRY, INORGANIC & NUCLEAR
·       CHEMISTRY, MEDICINAL
·       CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
·       CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC
·       CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL
These seven categories include all 553 journals in Chemistry (see Appendix 1), except some general scientific journals like Nature, Science, Nature Communications, Scientific Reports, etc. and also does not include new initiatives like iScienceChem Squared

The full list of 49 DOAJ entries in Chemistry (8.9% of all Chemistry journals) is given in Appendix 2, but shown here below is the list of 11 journals (2.0% of all Chemistry journals in JCR!!!!) that I recognize[1]:

  • ·       ACS Central Science
  • ·       Catalysts
  • ·       Chemical Science
  • ·       ChemistryOpen
  • ·       Croatica Chemica Acta
  • ·       Frontiers in Chemistry
  • ·       International Journal of Molecular Sciences
  • ·       Journal of Serbian Chemical Society
  • ·       Molecules
  • ·       Open Chemistry
  • ·       RSC Advances
Except ACS Centr. Sci.Chem. Sci.and perhaps Chem.Open, these would not be obvious choices to send my manuscripts to, and I can safely say that the same can be said for 99% of the Chemistry community. Except these few examples, none of the "acceptable" journals are those that would be considered prestigious or rigorous enough for career advancement, placing researchers in an untenable situation. 
The majority of Chemistry papers are published in journals from academic societies (i.e. American Chemical SocietyChemPubSoc EuropeRoyal Society of Chemistry), which have a long history of publishing high-quality journals, with rigorous peer review that have earned the trust of the Chemistry community. 
If the Plan S criteria would be applied today, 99% of these trusted journals would be out of reach for the researchers that are supported by the eleven cOAlitionS funders, which would create an unworkable and undesirable situation for Chemistry research in Europe. In the implementation of Plan S, a solution must be found for this situation.




Appendix 1. Full list of 553 Chemistry journals listed in Journal Citation Reports

·       AATCC REVIEW
·       ACCOUNTS OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH
·       ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
·       ACS Catalysis
·      ACS Central Science
·       ACS Chemical Neuroscience
·       ACS Combinatorial Science
·       ACS Earth and Space Chemistry
·       ACS Energy Letters
·       ACS Infectious Diseases
·       ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
·       ACS Nano
·       ACS Sensors
·       ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
·       ACTA CHIMICA SINICA
·      ACTA CHIMICA SLOVENICA
·       ACTA CHROMATOGRAPHICA
·       Acta Crystallographica A-Foundation and Advances
·       Acta Crystallographica Section B-Structural Science Crystal Engineering and Materials
·       Acta Crystallographica Section C-Structural Chemistry
·       ACTA PHARMACOLOGICA SINICA
·       ACTA PHYSICO-CHIMICA SINICA
·      ADSORPTION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
·       ADSORPTION-JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL ADSORPTION SOCIETY
·       Advanced Energy Materials
·       ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS
·       ADVANCED MATERIALS
·       Advanced Materials Interfaces
·      Advanced Science
·       ADVANCED SYNTHESIS & CATALYSIS
·       Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry
·       Advances in Catalysis
·       Advances in Chromatography
·       ADVANCES IN COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE
·       Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry
·       Advances in Inorganic Chemistry
·       Advances in Organometallic Chemistry
·       Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry
·       Advances in Quantum Chemistry
·       AFINIDAD
·       AGROCHIMICA
·       ALDRICHIMICA ACTA
·       AMERICAN LABORATORY
·       ANALYST
·       ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA
·       ANALYTICAL AND BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
·       ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       ANALYTICAL LETTERS
·       Analytical Methods
·       ANALYTICAL SCIENCES
·       ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION
·       Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry
·       Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
·       Annual Review of Physical Chemistry
·       Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
·       APPLIED CATALYSIS A-GENERAL
·       APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL
·       APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE
·       APPLIED ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
·       APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES
·      Applied Sciences-Basel
·       APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE
·      Arabian Journal of Chemistry
·       ARCHAEOMETRY
·       ArcheoSciences-Revue d Archeometrie
·       ARCHIV DER PHARMAZIE
·       ARCHIVES OF PHARMACAL RESEARCH
·       ARKIVOC
·       Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry
·       AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·      Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
·       Bioanalysis
·       BIOCONJUGATE CHEMISTRY
·       BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND APPLICATIONS
·       BIOMACROMOLECULES
·       BIOMEDICAL CHROMATOGRAPHY
·       BIOORGANIC & MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       BIOORGANIC & MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS
·       BIOORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
·       BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
·       BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS
·       Bulgarian Chemical Communications
·      BULLETIN OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF ETHIOPIA
·       BULLETIN OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN
·       BULLETIN OF THE KOREAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       BUNSEKI KAGAKU
·       CALPHAD-COMPUTER COUPLING OF PHASE DIAGRAMS AND THERMOCHEMISTRY
·       CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·       CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS
·       CARBOHYDRATE RESEARCH
·      CARBON
·       Carbon Letters
·       CATALYSIS COMMUNICATIONS
·       CATALYSIS LETTERS
·       CATALYSIS REVIEWS-SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
·      Catalysis Science & Technology
·       CATALYSIS SURVEYS FROM ASIA
·       CATALYSIS TODAY
·      Catalysts
·       Central European Journal of Energetic Materials
·       CEREAL CHEMISTRY
·       Chem
·       CHEMBIOCHEM
·       ChemCatChem
·       CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING NEWS
·       CHEMICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL BULLETIN
·       Chemical Biology & Drug Design
·       CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS
·      Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly
·       CHEMICAL JOURNAL OF CHINESE UNIVERSITIES-CHINESE
·       CHEMICAL PAPERS
·       CHEMICAL PHYSICS
·       CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS
·       CHEMICAL RECORD
·       CHEMICAL RESEARCH IN CHINESE UNIVERSITIES
·       CHEMICAL RESEARCH IN TOXICOLOGY
·       CHEMICAL REVIEWS
·      Chemical Science
·       CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS
·       CHEMICKE LISTY
·       CHEMIE IN UNSERER ZEIT
·       Chemija
·       CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY
·       CHEMISTRY & INDUSTRY
·      Chemistry Central Journal
·       CHEMISTRY LETTERS
·       Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds
·       CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS
·       CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL COMPOUNDS
·       CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL
·       Chemistry-An Asian Journal
·      ChemistryOpen
·       ChemistrySelect
·       ChemMedChem
·       ChemNanoMat
·       CHEMOMETRICS AND INTELLIGENT LABORATORY SYSTEMS
·       CHEMPHYSCHEM
·       ChemPlusChem
·       ChemSusChem
·       CHIMIA
·       CHIMICA OGGI-CHEMISTRY TODAY
·       CHINESE CHEMICAL LETTERS
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF CATALYSIS
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       CHINESE JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY
·       CHIRALITY
·       CHROMATOGRAPHIA
·       CLAY MINERALS
·       CLAYS AND CLAY MINERALS
·       COLLOID AND POLYMER SCIENCE
·       COLLOID JOURNAL
·       COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A-PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS
·       COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES
·       COLORATION TECHNOLOGY
·       COMBINATORIAL CHEMISTRY & HIGH THROUGHPUT SCREENING
·       COMMENTS ON INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       COMMUNICATIONS IN SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT ANALYSIS
·       COMPTES RENDUS CHIMIE
·       Computational and Theoretical Chemistry
·       CONCEPTS IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE PART B-MAGNETIC RESONANCE ENGINEERING
·       COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS
·       CRITICAL REVIEWS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·      CROATICA CHEMICA ACTA
·       CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN
·       CRYSTENGCOMM
·       Current Analytical Chemistry
·       Current Computer-Aided Drug Design
·       CURRENT MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       CURRENT OPINION IN COLLOID & INTERFACE SCIENCE
·       CURRENT ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       CURRENT ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
·       CURRENT TOPICS IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       DALTON TRANSACTIONS
·       DOKLADY CHEMISTRY
·       DOKLADY PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
·       DRUG AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY
·      Drug Design Development and Therapy
·       DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY
·       DRUG DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
·       Drug Testing and Analysis
·       DYES AND PIGMENTS
·       ELECTROANALYSIS
·       Electrocatalysis
·       ELECTROPHORESIS
·       Energy & Environmental Science
·       Environmental Chemistry
·       Environmental Chemistry Letters
·       Environmental Science-Nano
·       Environmental Science-Processes & Impacts
·       EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL E
·       EXPERT OPINION ON THERAPEUTIC PATENTS
·       FARADAY DISCUSSIONS
·       FIBRE CHEMISTRY
·       FITOTERAPIA
·       FLAVOUR AND FRAGRANCE JOURNAL
·       FLUID PHASE EQUILIBRIA
·       Food Additives & Contaminants Part B-Surveillance
·       Food Additives and Contaminants Part A-Chemistry Analysis Control Exposure & Risk Assessment
·      FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL IMMUNOLOGY
·       FOOD CHEMISTRY
·       FOOD HYDROCOLLOIDS
·       FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
·      Frontiers in Chemistry
·       FUEL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY
·       FULLERENES NANOTUBES AND CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES
·       Future Medicinal Chemistry
·       GOLD BULLETIN
·      GRASAS Y ACEITES
·       GREEN CHEMISTRY
·      Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews
·       Green Processing and Synthesis
·       HELVETICA CHIMICA ACTA
·      Heritage Science
·       HETEROATOM CHEMISTRY
·       HETEROCYCLES
·       HETEROCYCLIC COMMUNICATIONS
·       HIGH ENERGY CHEMISTRY
·       HYLE
·       INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
·       INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY SECTION A-INORGANIC BIO-INORGANIC PHYSICAL THEORETICAL & ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY SECTION B-ORGANIC CHEMISTRY INCLUDING MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       INDIAN JOURNAL OF HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY
·       Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry
·       INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       INORGANIC CHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS
·       Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers
·       INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA
·       INSTRUMENTATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
·       INTERMETALLICS
·      International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL KINETICS
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY
·      INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES
·      INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUANTUM CHEMISTRY
·       INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS
·       INTERNATIONAL REVIEWS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
·       IONICS
·       IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING-INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH EDITION
·       ISOTOPES IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH STUDIES
·       ISRAEL JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·      IUCrJ
·       JALA
·       JCT COATINGSTECH
·      Johnson Matthey Technology Review
·       JOURNAL OF ADVANCED OXIDATION TECHNOLOGIES
·       JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS
·       JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL AND APPLIED PYROLYSIS
·       JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL ATOMIC SPECTROMETRY
·       JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·      Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
·       JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL TOXICOLOGY
·       JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL
·       JOURNAL OF APPLIED CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
·       JOURNAL OF ASIAN NATURAL PRODUCTS RESEARCH
·       Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy
·       JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR SCREENING
·       JOURNAL OF CARBOHYDRATE CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF CATALYSIS
·       JOURNAL OF CELLULAR PLASTICS
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING DATA
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION
·       Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
·       Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS
·      Journal of Cheminformatics
·      Journal of Chemistry
·       JOURNAL OF CHEMOMETRICS
·       JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC SCIENCE
·       JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A
·       JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY B-ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE BIOMEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
·       JOURNAL OF CLUSTER SCIENCE
·       Journal of CO2 Utilization
·       Journal of Coatings Technology and Research
·       JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE
·       JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE
·       JOURNAL OF COORDINATION CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
·       JOURNAL OF DISPERSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
·       JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       Journal of Energetic Materials
·       Journal of Energy Chemistry
·      JOURNAL OF ENZYME INHIBITION AND MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH
·       JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
·      Journal of Experimental Nanoscience
·       Journal of Flow Chemistry
·       JOURNAL OF FLUORESCENCE
·       JOURNAL OF FLUORINE CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF FOOD COMPOSITION AND ANALYSIS
·       Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality-Archiv fur Lebensmittelhygiene
·      Journal of Ginseng Research
·       JOURNAL OF HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF INCLUSION PHENOMENA AND MACROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL AND ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF LABELLED COMPOUNDS & RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS
·       JOURNAL OF LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY & RELATED TECHNOLOGIES
·       JOURNAL OF MASS SPECTROMETRY
·       Journal of Materials Chemistry A
·       JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL FOOD
·       JOURNAL OF MICROENCAPSULATION
·       JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR CATALYSIS A-CHEMICAL
·       JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR LIQUIDS
·       JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MODELING
·       JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
·       JOURNAL OF NANOPARTICLE RESEARCH
·       JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
·       Journal of Natural Medicines
·       JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
·       JOURNAL OF NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
·       Journal of Oleo Science
·       JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF PEPTIDE SCIENCE
·       JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOMEDICAL ANALYSIS
·       JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
·       JOURNAL OF PHASE EQUILIBRIA AND DIFFUSION
·       JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY C-PHOTOCHEMISTRY REVIEWS
·       JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL REFERENCE DATA
·       JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A
·       JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B
·       Journal of Physical Chemistry C
·       Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
·       JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF SOLIDS
·       JOURNAL OF POROUS MATERIALS
·       JOURNAL OF PORPHYRINS AND PHTHALOCYANINES
·       JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES
·       JOURNAL OF RADIOANALYTICAL AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF RARE EARTHS
·      Journal of Saudi Chemical Society
·       JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE
·       JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF SOLUTION CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY
·       Journal of Sulfur Chemistry
·       JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS
·       JOURNAL OF SURFACTANTS AND DETERGENTS
·       JOURNAL OF SYNTHETIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY JAPAN
·       JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN LEATHER CHEMISTS ASSOCIATION
·       JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN OIL CHEMISTS SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY
·      JOURNAL OF THE BRAZILIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF PAKISTAN
·       JOURNAL OF THE CHILEAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THE CHINESE CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THE INDIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society
·       Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society
·       JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
·      JOURNAL OF THE SERBIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
·       JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL & COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY
·       JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY
·       JOURNAL OF VINYL & ADDITIVE TECHNOLOGY
·       Journal of Water Chemistry and Technology
·       JPC-JOURNAL OF PLANAR CHROMATOGRAPHY-MODERN TLC
·       KINETICS AND CATALYSIS
·       KOREAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
·       LAB ON A CHIP
·       LANGMUIR
·       LC GC EUROPE
·       LC GC NORTH AMERICA
·       Letters in Drug Design & Discovery
·       LETTERS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       LIQUID CRYSTALS
·       Liquid Crystals Reviews
·       Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
·       Macroheterocycles
·       MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN CHEMISTRY
·       MAIN GROUP CHEMISTRY
·       MAIN GROUP METAL CHEMISTRY
·       MARINE CHEMISTRY
·      Marine Drugs
·       MATCH-COMMUNICATIONS IN MATHEMATICAL AND IN COMPUTER CHEMISTRY
·       Materials Horizons
·       MedChemComm
·       Medicinal Chemistry
·       MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY RESEARCH
·       MEDICINAL RESEARCH REVIEWS
·       MENDELEEV COMMUNICATIONS
·       Methods and Applications in Fluorescence
·       MICROCHEMICAL JOURNAL
·       MICROCHIMICA ACTA
·       MICROPOROUS AND MESOPOROUS MATERIALS
·       MINI-REVIEWS IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
·       MINI-REVIEWS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       Molecular Catalysis
·       MOLECULAR DIVERSITY
·       Molecular Informatics
·       MOLECULAR PHYSICS
·       MOLECULAR SIMULATION
·      MOLECULES
·       MONATSHEFTE FUR CHEMIE
·       Nano Energy
·       NANO LETTERS
·       Nano Research
·       Nano Today
·       Nanoscale
·       Nanoscale Horizons
·       Nanotechnology Reviews
·       Natural Product Communications
·       NATURAL PRODUCT REPORTS
·       NATURAL PRODUCT RESEARCH
·       Nature Chemistry
·       NATURE MATERIALS
·       Nature Reviews Chemistry
·       NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·      npj Computational Materials
·       Nucleic Acid Therapeutics
·      NUKLEONIKA
·      Open Chemistry
·       ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY
·       Organic Chemistry Frontiers
·       ORGANIC LETTERS
·       ORGANIC PREPARATIONS AND PROCEDURES INTERNATIONAL
·       ORGANIC PROCESS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
·       ORGANOMETALLICS
·       PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION
·       PETROLEUM CHEMISTRY
·       PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY JOURNAL
·       PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH
·       Pharmacognosy Magazine
·       PHARMAZIE
·       PHOSPHORUS SULFUR AND SILICON AND THE RELATED ELEMENTS
·       PHOTOCHEMICAL & PHOTOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
·       PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS
·       Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing
·       Physics and Chemistry of Glasses-European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B
·       PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF LIQUIDS
·       PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS
·       Phytochemistry Letters
·       PHYTOMEDICINE
·       PHYTOTHERAPY RESEARCH
·       Pigment & Resin Technology
·       PLANT FOODS FOR HUMAN NUTRITION
·       PLANTA MEDICA
·       Plasmonics
·      Polish Journal of Chemical Technology
·       POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS
·       POLYHEDRON
·       PROGRESS IN CHEMISTRY
·       PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY
·       PROGRESS IN ORGANIC COATINGS
·       PROGRESS IN REACTION KINETICS AND MECHANISM
·       PROGRESS IN SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY
·       PROGRESS IN SURFACE SCIENCE
·       PROPELLANTS EXPLOSIVES PYROTECHNICS
·       PRZEMYSL CHEMICZNY
·       PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
·      QUIMICA NOVA
·       RADIATION PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
·       RADIOCHIMICA ACTA
·       RAPID COMMUNICATIONS IN MASS SPECTROMETRY
·       Reaction Chemistry & Engineering
·       Reaction Kinetics Mechanisms and Catalysis
·       REACTIVE & FUNCTIONAL POLYMERS
·      Records of Natural Products
·       RESEARCH ON CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES
·       REVIEWS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       Reviews in Computational Chemistry
·       REVIEWS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·      Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia-Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy
·       REVISTA DE CHIMIE
·       Revista Mexicana de Ingenieria Quimica
·       REVUE ROUMAINE DE CHIMIE
·      RSC Advances
·       RUSSIAN CHEMICAL BULLETIN
·       RUSSIAN CHEMICAL REVIEWS
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED CHEMISTRY
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF BIOORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF COORDINATION CHEMISTRY
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL CHEMISTRY
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
·       Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A
·       SAR AND QSAR IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
·       Science and Technology of Energetic Materials
·       Science China-Chemistry
·      SENSORS
·       SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL
·       SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION REVIEWS
·       SEPARATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
·       Silicon
·       SLAS Discovery
·       SLAS Technology
·       Small
·       Soft Matter
·       Solid Fuel Chemistry
·       SOLID STATE IONICS
·       SOLID STATE NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE
·       SOLID STATE SCIENCES
·       SOLVENT EXTRACTION AND ION EXCHANGE
·       SOLVENT EXTRACTION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT-JAPAN
·      SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY-SUID-AFRIKAANSE TYDSKRIF VIR CHEMIE
·       STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY
·      Structural Dynamics
·       Structure and Bonding
·       Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia
·       STUDIES IN CONSERVATION
·       SUPRAMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY
·       SURFACE AND INTERFACE ANALYSIS
·       SURFACE COATINGS INTERNATIONAL
·       Surface Innovations
·       SURFACE REVIEW AND LETTERS
·       SURFACE SCIENCE
·       SURFACE SCIENCE REPORTS
·       Sustainable Energy & Fuels
·       SYNLETT
·       Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry
·       SYNTHESIS-STUTTGART
·       SYNTHETIC COMMUNICATIONS
·       TALANTA
·       TENSIDE SURFACTANTS DETERGENTS
·       TETRAHEDRON
·       TETRAHEDRON LETTERS
·       Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry
·       THEORETICAL CHEMISTRY ACCOUNTS
·       THERMOCHIMICA ACTA
·       TOPICS IN CATALYSIS
·       Topics in Current Chemistry
·       Topics in Organometallic Chemistry
·       TRAC-TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
·       TRANSITION METAL CHEMISTRY
·       TURKISH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
·       ULTRASONICS SONOCHEMISTRY
·       VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY
·       Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Computational Molecular Science
·       ZEITSCHRIFT FUR ANORGANISCHE UND ALLGEMEINE CHEMIE
·       ZEITSCHRIFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG SECTION A-A JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
·       ZEITSCHRIFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG SECTION B-A JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES
·       ZEITSCHRIFT FUR PHYSIKALISCHE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS

Appendix 2.
Full list of Chemistry journals listed in DOAJ (49 out of 553 JCR journals in Chemistry, 8.9%)

·       ACS Central Science
·       Acta Chimica Slovenica
·       Adsorption Science & Technology
·       Advanced Science
·       Applied Sciences
·       Arabian Journal of Chemistry
·       Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
·       Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia
·       C
·       Catalysis, Structure & Reactivity
·       Catalysts
·       Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly
·       Chemical Science
·       Chemistry Central Journal
·       ChemistryOpen
·       Croatica Chemica Acta
·       Drug Design, Development and Therapy
·       Food and Agricultural Immunology
·       Frontiers in Chemistry
·       Grasas y Aceites
·       Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews
·       Heritage Science
·       IUCrJ
·       International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
·       International Journal of Molecular Sciences
·       International Journal of Photoenergy
·       Johnson Matthey Technology Review 
·       Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
·       Journal of Cheminformatics
·       Journal of Chemistry
·       Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry
·       Journal of Experimental Nanoscience
·       Journal of Ginseng Research
·       Journal of Saudi Chemical Society
·       Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society
·       Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society
·       Marine Drugs
·       Molecules
·       npj Computational Materials
·       Nukleonika
·       Open Chemistry
·       Polish Journal of Chemical Technology
·       QuĂ­mica Nova
·       RSC Advances
·       Records of Natural Products
·       Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia
·       Sensors
·       South African Journal of Chemistry
·       Structural Dynamics



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