ACM Books Collection II Agreement: 2019-2021 pricing

  • Start: 1 Aug 2019
    Expiry: 31 Jul 2022
  • Description:

    ACM Books Collection II is the second collection in a series of e-books published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The collection will consist of 25 books from across the entire spectrum of computer science subject matter, appealing to computer practitioners, researchers, educators and students. The series will initially focus on four kinds of books; graduate-level textbooks, research monographs on established and emerging fields, practitioner-level technical books and books devoted to the history and social impact of computing.

Product overview

ACM and Morgan & Claypool Publishers have collaborated to produce a series of research monographs for the computing community at graduate, faculty and professional levels.

The collection currently consists of:

  1. Graduate-level textbooks
  2. Research monographs on established and emerging fields
  3. Practitioner-level technical books
  4. Books devoted to the history and social impact of computing

Two titles from Collection II have already been published:

  • Heterogeneous Computing: Hardware & Software Perspectives by Mohamed Zahran
  • Conversational UX Design: A Methodology for Practitioners by Robert J Moore and Raphael Arar

Two further titles are expected to be published in the next few months:

  • Concurrency: The works of Leslie Lamport by Dahlia Malkhi
  • Data Cleaning by Ihab Ilyas

This collection, like collection I, is hosted on the ACM Digital Library platform that tracks bibliometric data for the entire field of computer science literature.

Subscribing institutions can purchase the entire collection to host locally.

Please find attached a list of titles in development for Collection II.

Content and Licence Fees

ACM Books Collection II is available for one-time purchase under a perpetual licence.

To remain consistent with pricing of the ACM Digital Library journals, the publisher declined to offer Jisc-banded pricing for this collection. Jisc members and affiliates have 5% off list price and also a further 5% limited time "Pre-publication" discount. There is a further "bundle" discount should institutions wish to take Collection I at the same time.

Pricing is according to the following ACM tiers:

ACM Tier List Price Jisc Discounted price "Pre-pub" discount Bundle price, if purchased with Collection I
1 $1,500 $1,425 $1,354 $1,286
2 $2,000 $1,900 $1,805 $1,715
3 $3,000 $2,850 $2,708 $2,572

* Members should check their tier with Jisc Collections before placing orders

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