Open Access

This journal is a peer reviewed, fully open access journal owned by Shenyang University of Chemical Technology. Shenyang University of Chemical Technology retains copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues. The article is universally and freely accessible via the internet in perpetuity, in an easily readable format immediately after publication.

To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an Article Processing Charge, APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The open access publication fee for this journal is USD 800, plus taxes. All APCs for articles submitted to the journal before the 31 December 2026 will be fully waived. Shenyang University of Chemical Technology pays for the publishing costs incurred by the journal.

Peer review under the responsibility of Editorial Board of Resources Chemicals and Materials.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0):
Allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses a licensing agreement. For the single article, Authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights, and KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. and Editorial Office of Resources Chemicals and Materials will be granted non-exclusive publishing and distribution rights.

Publishing Schedule
The journal is published quarterly per year.

Contact Details
Editorial Office of Resources Chemicals and Materials
Dr. Lei Shi
Phone: +86-24-89388223
Address: 11th Street, Shenyang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shenyang 110142, China

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