Elsevier Partners with the Chinese Chemical Society

Amsterdam, 7 August 2006 – Elsevier is pleased to announce a recently-signed partnership with the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS) to publish Chinese Chemical Letters.

Chinese Chemical Letters is an English-language publication and will be included in the China Collection on Elsevier’s ScienceDirect electronic full-text journal platform. In June 2005, Elsevier launched its comprehensive Chinese Journal Cooperation Program (CJCP) partnering with Chinese publishers, societies and research institutes, to improve international quality and distribution of Chinese journals. The ScienceDirect China Collection is a series of prestigious Chinese science, technology and medical journals never before disseminated outside of China.

Elsevier publisher Gilles Jonker commented that “this exciting partnership enhances our well-established chemistry portfolio and has been the result of close collaboration with colleagues in our Beijing office and with representatives of the Chinese Chemical Society, to achieve our shared goal to extend the global reach and visibility of Chinese Chemical Letters”.

Fang Zhi, Vice Secretary General of the Chinese Chemical Society added, “For many years, we have strived towards making Chinese Chemical Letters into the strong scientific journal it is today. Yet it has always been a challenge to reach a large international audience. Through the cooperation with Elsevier, our journal will now appear on ScienceDirect, which is the world’s largest scientific database, and has many millions of users. We trust that our quality journal in combination with Elsevier’s worldwide presence, will lead to a highly beneficial cooperation for both parties”.

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About the Chinese Chemical Society
The Chinese Chemical Society is an academic organization formed by Chinese chemists and aims at uniting Chinese chemists at home and abroad to promote the development of chemistry in China.

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