Open Access Publishing Options

At ACM, authors have the option to choose the level of rights management they prefer, including retaining copyright of their work. Authors who wish to retain all rights to their work can choose ACM’s author-pays option, which allows for perpetual open access through the ACM Digital Library. Authors choosing the author-pays option can give ACM non-exclusive permission to publish, sign ACM’s exclusive licensing agreement or sign ACM’s traditional copyright transfer agreement.

For more information on ACM’s open access publishing options and author rights, please visit authors.acm.org.