about Acta Crystallographica Section C

Distribution of articles

In the last year, authors from 44 different countries published in the journal, the top five being China, USA, Germany, UK and Japan.

Aims and scope

Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry is continuing its transition to a journal that publishes exciting science with structural content, in particular, important results relating to the chemical sciences. Section C is the journal of choice for the rapid publication of articles that highlight interesting research facilitated by the determination, calculation or analysis of structures of any type, other than macromolecular structures. Articles that emphasize the science and the outcomes that were enabled by the study are particularly welcomed. Authors are encouraged to include mainstream science in their papers, thereby producing manuscripts that are substantial scientific well-rounded contributions that appeal to a broad community of readers and increase the profile of the authors.

Journal identifiers

Title: Acta Crystallographica Section C
Subtitle: Structural Chemistry
Abbreviated title: Acta Cryst. C
ISSN: 2053-2296
CODEN: ACSCGG
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1107/S20532296

Citation and statistical information

Impact factor history

2015 JCR data

Impact factor: 0.479
5-year impact factor: 0.413
Total cites: 5071
Immediacy index: 5.347
Cited half-life: >10.0

Journal citation distribution

For more information, see http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/09/11/062109.

Eigenfactor® metrics

Eigenfactor® score: 0.00165
Article influence® score: 0.084

2016 journal statistics

Downloads: 299251
Rejection and withdrawal rate: 47%
Average publication time: 2.7 months

Peer review

Peer review: yes
Review process: single-blind

Open access

Journal policy: the journal operates a hybrid open-access policy
Open-access licence: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY)

Publishing costs

Submission fees: none
Page charges: none
Colour charges: none
Open-access option: the open-access fee is USD 1000; click here for more details

Abstracting details

Acta Crystallographica Section C is covered by:

Features for authors

  • Online manuscript submission, ease of submission
  • WORD and LaTeX templates available
  • Online tools to help prepare papers
  • Tool available for preparing enhanced figures
  • Quality technical editing
  • Supporting information can be published
  • Online status check facility
  • Article publicity
  • Download, citation and altmetrics statistics available

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Special and virtual issues

Acta Crystallographica Section C is planning a special issue on

NMR Crystallography

The most recent special issue, published in November 2016, concerned

Scorpionates: a golden anniversary

Full details are available on the special issues page.

The latest virtual issue features Coordination polymers, with an introduction by Len Barbour.

What are the 'most read' articles from the recent special issues?

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