RSC: New titles and Open Access options

February 12, 2013

The following journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) have been licensed:

  • Analytical Methods
  • Catalysis Science & Technology
  • Chemical Science
  • Food & Function
  • Integrative Biology
  • MedChemComm
  • Metallomics
  • Nanoscale
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • RSC Advances

In consequence of the licensing the MPG receives Open-Acces-Tokens whereby articles can be made available in Open Access in all RSC journals. For further information please see the text below:

Would you like to publish an article with RSC in open access at no additional cost?

In 2013 the Max Planck Society has a subscription license to all RSC journals. With this license, we are receiving several tokens, which will allow articles by MPG-authors to be published in open access on the RSC website without paying the normal Article Publication Fee (APF). This is a new open access 'experiment' by the RSC called "Gold for Gold" (for more information, please see

If you would like your next RSC article to be published in open access (at no additional cost!), here is how it works:

  • the article must already have been accepted for publication
  • the article must be new (it doesn't work if the article is already published)
  • you must be one of the authors listed in the article (with your MPI named as your institution)


Voucher codes will be distributed on a "first-come, first served" basis and expire at the end of this year.

Please let us know if you have any questions or write to

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