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Publishing 101

ACS Author University

How to Write a Paper to Communicate Your Research 

Writing Your Cover Letter

How to Write a Scientific Article” answers the following questions:

  • When should you begin to think about writing up your research for publication?
  • How do your students handle your approach of writing while you research?
  • How do new technologies help scientists communicate their work?
  • How many drafts does each paper undergo? Do you have your papers undergo an internal review?
  • Do authors need to be thinking of marketing their articles?
  • How concerned should I be about the title and abstract of my papers?

ACS Publications 101

A Virtual Issue of Editor Tips for Authors: Mastering the Art of Scientific Publication


JoVE Multimedia for Chemistry

JoVE: Chemistry focuses on the methodology within chemistry and chemical preparation within multidisciplinary fields. The chemistry section welcomes articles about new methodologies and new twists on existing methodologies.

The scope of this section includes but is not limited to:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Preparation, use, and analysis of novel materials and structures
  • Spectroscopic  techniques
  • Molecular self-assembly and recognition


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  • Office: 949-824-9732