Self-serve MARC record downloads for ACS books and references

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Download by year(s) or collections

ACS books and references are typically acquired by purchasing or leasing an entire year(s) or collection. Consult your ACS Account Manager for assistance determining which years and books/references are available at your library. In the listed downloads, you will find an individual MARC record for each book. Inside each zip, the file names are based on the DOI suffix of each book.
1 Includes all available ACS Symposium Series, Advances in Chemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry Reviews series titles. Stand-alone reference works like the ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication and ACS Reagent Chemicals are not included.

2 New MARC records are typically available 2-4 weeks after a book is published online. This file is updated when new records are added.

3 The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication is a reference work that is regularly maintained and updated. MARC record updates are anticipated 1-2 times per year.

4 ACS In Focus is a new series. It is not included with the ACS Symposium Series or ACS Advances in Chemistry eBook collections.

By downloading any files, you agree to abide by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License in regards to your usage and sharing of ACS MARC records. Contact ACS Publications Sales Operations if you wish to use ACS MARC records in any commercial product or service. Last updated 25 June 2024.

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