Royal Society of Chemistry

blue Allows pre/post prints


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Royal Society of Chemistry

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of Royal Society of Chemistry.

Green circle
Preprint: archiving allowed
Orange circle
Postprint: archiving restricted
Red circle
Published version: archiving forbidden


  • Pre-prints on non-commercial repositories. arXiv, ChemRxiv, instititional repositories and author's personal website
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website, institutional repository, open access repository, scholarly communications networks that comply with International Association of STM Publishers sharing principles
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • NIH authors may have their articles deposited in PubMed Central on their behalf.
  • Publisher last reviewed on 21/07/2015
  • Author's post-print may immediately share with a closed group of research collaborators, for example via an intranet or privately via a scholarly communication network.

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