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ACS Mobile
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  • Up-to-the minute access to new ACS ASAP Articles, personalized across the entire portfolio of 40 peer-reviewed ACS Journals.
  • An indexed list of more than 35,000 research articles published annually, complete with graphical and text abstracts.
  • A feed of the "Latest News" from Chemical & Engineering News Online.
  • Interface to full-text article access (via wireless or Virtual Private Networks (VPN)) for users at institutions that subscribe to ACS Journals. ID/password-based access is also an option for individuals who subscribe to ACS journals as part of their ACS member benefits package.

Filter and Search

  • Tailor "on the fly" filtering options for viewing content from selected ACS titles.
  • Quick Search across the more than 1 million scientific research articles and book chapters now on the ACS Web Editions Platform — discoverable by author, keyword, title, abstract, DOI or bibliographic citation.
  • Filter the ASAP list using keywords and author names

Offline Reading

  • Abstracts loaded on the ACS ASAPs tab are now cached and can be read offline (iOS only)
  • Downloaded Full Text article PDFs are now cached on the device for 48 hours for offline reading


  • Save favorites in a "My ASAPs" folder for convenient offline reading and pushing back to your usual research setting.


App does not support authentication, so full-text access works only when connected to the campus network (through wireless or VPN).

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