Royal Society of Chemistry renews partnership with Kudos

June 22 2018 / By Lauren McNeill

For immediate release, June 22nd, 2018 –– Kudos (, the award-winning service for managing dissemination of research publications, is delighted to announce a partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry, which publishes 44 journals across both core chemical sciences and related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics.

Hannah Baldwin, Head of Marketing at the Royal Society of Chemistry, describes the benefits of working with Kudos: “The landscape of scholarly communications is changing rapidly. As the world’s leading chemistry community, we have a responsibility not only to advance excellence in the chemical sciences, but also to advance the mechanisms behind science dissemination and engagement. Kudos is a proven, practical way for us to support researchers in maximizing the influence of their work.”

“Over 10,000 Royal Society of Chemistry authors are using Kudos to manage dissemination of their research across multiple channels,” adds Charlie Rapple, Sales & Marketing Director and co-founder of Kudos. “Our partnership with RSC means those authors benefit from additional amplification and support, thanks to the Society’s use of our tools and intelligence."

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About Kudos

Over 230,000 researchers have signed up to use Kudos’ free platform for managing communications around their publications – across multiple publishers and tools. They explain work in plain language and generate trackable links for sharing via email, web and social networks; these enable communications to be directly mapped against views, downloads, altmetrics and citations. Kudos thereby provides researchers, and their publishers and institutions, with a rich understanding of which channels and activities are most effective for broadening reach and impact. Kudos has over 100 publisher, institutional, society and corporate customers around the world. Recent analysis of Kudos data indicates that growth in full text downloads on the publisher site is 23% higher when the Kudos toolkit is used. Kudos won the 2015 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing and has been named in Outsell’s “Ten to Watch” for three consecutive years; Outsell recently assigned a “positive” rating to Kudos’ new “shareable PDF, describing it as a “a pragmatic solution to a key industry issue”.

About the Royal Society of Chemistry
The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With over 50,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the U.K.’s professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organisation with 175 years of history and an international vision for the future. We promote, support and celebrate chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences — for the benefit of science and humanity.

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