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

Members Receive Free Online Access to AOCS Journals

As an AOCS 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)

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Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society

Editor-in-Chief: Silvana Martini (2021-2026), 2021 Impact Factor (2015 CR): 1.952


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.

Gain insights about the latest innovations in the following subject areas:

  • Analytical and physical chemistry
  • Biotechnology and biocatalysis
  • Edible applications and physiochemistry
  • Genetics, genomics and biological mechanisms
  • Lipid oxidation and antioxidants
  • Nonfood or industrial applications
  • Processing and engineering technology


Editor-in-Chief: Graham C. Burdge (2020-2025), 2021 Impact Factor: 1.646


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.

Gain insights about the latest innovations in the following subject areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Metabolism
  • Methodology in lipid research
  • Plant, mammalian and invertebrate lipids

Journal of Surfactants and Detergents

Editor-in-Chief: Douglas G. Hayes (2019-2024), 2021 Impact Factor: 1.972


JSD 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.

Gain insights about the latest innovations in the following subject areas:

  • Surfactant development and formulation
  • Detergent development, manufacturing and formulation
  • Performance, test method development and analysis of surfactants and detergents
  • Environmental fate of these same products