We are delighted by the announcement of a PROSE Award for ACS ChemWorx, software powered by colwiz, which won the category for Best App / eProduct of 2013. ACS ChemWorx is a free online research management tool developed jointly by colwiz and the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. ACS ChemWorx provides a multitude of useful research tools, including: reference discovery & management, networking, group and task management, as well as an integrated article submission / publication process. What better a way to start 2014 – this welcome news gives ACS ChemWorx the recognition it deserves, and confirms that the research community values the colwiz software, pushing us one step closer to achieving our mission to accelerate global research. We aim to keep the prizes coming by listening to requests from researchers, and by turning innovative ideas into realities. We would like to thank all of our colwiz members for helping us to develop a truly universal research tool, and invite newcomers to test drive colwiz today, and see how it can benefit their research experience.

The PROSE Awards

The American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) are hosted annually in Washington DC, by the Professional /Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division, which is part of the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Since the first awards in 1976, the PROSE Awards have become famous for highlighting excellence in professional and scholarly publishing, with award categories comprising books, journals and electronic content. Prize winners are chosen by a panel consisting of prominent peer publishers, librarians, academics and medical professionals.