This issue of Nachrichten aus der Chemie is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Verlag Chemie, the predecessor of Wiley-VCH. I consider myself a novice in the publishing industry, and my views originate from the perspective of researcher, author, referee, mentor, and editor. The practice of science is multifaceted, and I have always considered dissemination of results at the very heart of the scientific enterprise. In this respect, one should consider that researchers in general are evaluated on the basis of a collection of criteria that include performance as teachers, mentors, and purveyors of science outreach, yet the large majority of scientist know each other primarily through the prism of the publications domain. Those who have additional exposure by authoring editorials, foreword to books, commentaries as well as public speaking provide additional glimpses of themselves to the community at large.
The scientific publications enterprise has undergone changes that would not have been anticipated by anyone who started their careers in the 1980’s. This self-referential point in time is chosen somewhat arbitrarily as the last period in which the publications
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