As the North American Regional Editor of JICS, the Journal of Iranian Chemical Society, I am writing to introduce this periodical with the hope of stimulating your consideration to become intellectually engaged in one or more of its following activities so as to facilitate the chemical science in our homeland that should only benefit our peers and the young student populations. So, I beg your indulgence to read on further...
JICS: the Journal of Iranian Chemical Society, is a peer-reviewed periodical dedicated to the proliferation and dissemination of scholarly research results in the chemical sciences. Its Advisory Board is comprised of internationally stature peers from across the globe including two recent Nobel Laureates from the US and France. The Editorial and Advisory Boards envisage the rapid growth and wide acceptance of the Journal as a viable source of educational and scholarly chemical sciences/engineering information worldwide, with its particular emphasis on supporting the chemical community in the third world. . Original Manuscript, Short Communication, comprehensive Review Articles and Letters to the Editor are among its main focus. I have personally contributed toward such periodicals over the years and been gratified of the impact when intelligent students refer to them during my institutional visits. It is in that spirit that I write to seek your gracious consideration to respond affirmatively to one or more of the following requests:
REVIEWER: Accept the invitation to serve as a periodical reviewer of not exceeding two papers per year.
CONTRIBUTOR: Submit your work for publication in of the aforementioned categories.
PROMOTION: Disseminate this announcement or pertinent JICS promotional materials among peers and print and on line media and other organizations.
INDEXING: Ensure the inclusion of upcoming JICS abstracts in appropriate compendium like the Chemical Abstract Service.
CITATIONS: Include JICS in your literature search schemes and cite its articles when relevant to your scholarly writings.
SUBSCRIPTION: Please consider subscribing to JICS
ADVERTISEMENT: Promote the inclusion of ads in JICS.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Provide details of upcoming technical meetings and conferences.
The Iranian Chemist's Association of the American Chemical Society with its website www.ICA-ACS.org has specific information on the above journal under its "What's New" button. This American Organization chartered in 1980 is currently steered under the leadership of Dr. Zahra Afrasiabi of the University of Missouri and is actively seeking new membership. Its mission is also summarized as an educational and professional organization which strive to provide a platform for Chemists professionals of Persian heritage.
Trusting and most appreciating your favorable consideration, I shall await your reply or further queries via email or my address per below. If not a chemist, but you do know of others, please spread out the good news..
Davood N. Rahni, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Adj Professor in Environmental Law and Dermatology
Pleasantville, NY 10570-2799 USA
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