HOBOKEN, NJ --J uly 12, 2017 -- John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) is delighted to announce its selection by the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) as publishing partner for its prestigious scholarly journals in the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related materials. Founded in 1909, AOCS is a leading international professional society with over 4,000 members.
Beginning in January 2018, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for AOCS's three prestigious journals: Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS), Lipids, and Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD). These three titles will be hosted on Wiley Online Library, including back file content from the journals dating as far back as 1924.
Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS) is the Society's flagship title. Formerly Journal of the Oil and Fat Industries (1924-27), Oil and Fat Industries (1927-1932), and Oil and Soap (1932-1947), JAOCS has been the leading source for peer-reviewed original research related to the fats and oils industries since 1947. It has an Impact Factor of 1.421.
Since its founding in 1966, Lipids has been a prominent journal in the field, publishing in the general area of lipid research. It has an Impact Factor of 1.934.
Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD) is a growing bimonthly scientific journal dedicated to the study of the practical and theoretical aspects of oleochemical and petrochemical surfactants, soaps and detergents. It has an Impact Factor of 1.450.
"This partnership is central to our mission of advancing the science and technology of fats, oils, surfactants and related materials," said Patrick Donnelly, CEO, AOCS. "Wiley is the right publisher for our organization. With this partnership, AOCS to looks forward to improving the author, reader, and researcher experience in new and expanded ways," he said.
"We are very proud to welcome the AOCS's three journals to Wiley. We look forward to partnering with AOCS to deliver a high quality publishing experience for its community of authors, readers and members and to supporting the science and technology of fats, oils and surfactants research," said Colette E. Bean, VP and Society Publishing Director, Wiley.
About the American Oil Chemists' Society
Founded in 1909, the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) is an international professional organization based in Urbana, Illinois, dedicated to advancing the science and technology of fats, oils, surfactants, and other related materials. The organization's website can be accessed at http://www.aocs.org.
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