The ACM OPEN offer:
- All research articles and conference proceedings with a corresponding author from the participating institution are made OA upon publication, with the corresponding author being given the option of selecting a CC-BY licence for article sharing and reuse.
- The participating institutions retain access to all subscription content in the ACM Digital Library (DL), including research articles and conference proceedings which are not OA, archived content, and non-peer- reviewed content.
- The participating institution is eligible for additional benefits, including:
- Localized branding signifying OA support
- Provision of institution-specific usage statistics
- Access to an API and TDM access to the historical archive
- ACM shall deposit copies, on a going forward basis for the term of this Agreement, of all articles authored by Affiliated Authors, with associated metadata, into the University’s open repository for open dissemination. Such deposits shall include all Affiliated-Authored articles, even if the author is not the Corresponding Author. When the article has been published on an open access basis, the deposit shall be of the final published version; when the article has been published on a subscription basis, the deposit shall be of the final accepted manuscript.
- Discounts off other paid ACM products or services
The new ACM OPEN model is compliant with all known funder mandates, including ESAC guidelines and Plan S.
The ACM Digital Library is a comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters and multimedia titles, and currently consists of:
- Over 557,500 full-text articles
- More than 20,000 new full-text articles added each year
- 53 peer-reviewed Scholarly Journals with 2-3 new journals being launched each year
- 2,000+ Proceedings Volumes
- 275+ conference proceedings added each year
- Eight magazines (including the flagship Communications of the ACM, the most heavily-cited publication in computing)
- 37 technical newsletters sponsored by ACM's Special Interest Groups
- More than 6,500 video files
- 600+ Audio files
- The ACM Digital Library is heavily integrated with and includes unrestricted access to the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography
Backfiles or archives included
Access to ACM's entire archive back to 1954 at no additional charge.
The Archive Collection, dating back to 1954.