AOCS Press offers 3 peer-reviewed scientific journals spotlighting research and reviews in the science and technology of fats, oils, and surfactants.

NEW in 2018! Online access to AOCS journals - savings of US $600

AOCS Journals

Members now have FREE online access to AOCS journals, a savings of up to US $600. As a member, you will be able to read, download, and cite all current and back issues of:

  • Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS)
  • Lipids
  • Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD)

Online access is available to members on the My account page, login is required.
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Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS)

JAOCS has been the leading source for peer-reviewed original research related to the fats and oils industries since 1947. A monthly publication, JAOCS publishes original research articles, invited reviews, short communications, and letters to the editor that add significantly to understanding the science and technology of fats, oils, oilseed proteins, and related materials. This includes original research pertaining to analysis, properties, processing, products, and applications of these food and industrial resources. Breakthroughs in food science and technology, biotechnology, and industrial products and applications are also included. Learn more.


Lipids publishes original research articles, rapid communications, communications, novel methods, and invited reviews in the general area of lipid research, including chemistry, biochemistry, clinical nutrition, and metabolism. In addition, Lipids publishes papers establishing novel methods for addressing questions in the field of lipid research. Ever since its founding in 1966, Lipids has been a prominent journal in the field.  Learn more.

Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD)

Journal of Surfactants and Detergents publishes scientific contributions in the surfactants and detergents area. This includes basic and applied science of oleochemical and petrochemical surfactants; development and performance of surfactants in all applications; as well as development and manufacture of detergent ingredients and their formulation into finished products. Many articles also include the performance, test method development, analysis, and the environmental fate of surfactants and detergent ingredients.  Learn more.