Recording Publication Dates for Articles

Updated July 2018

 

Official Version of Record Publication Policy

The official publication date of an ACM published article will be considered the date on which the article’s official Version of Record (VoR) is published online in the ACM Digital Library, and the official VoR of an ACM article shall be the final peer reviewed, edited, tagged, and identified (using a DOI or other standardized identifier) version that appears as the final published version in an ACM owned Publication (journal, magazine, conference proceedings, newsletter, book, etc.) inside the ACM Digital Library. For avoidance of doubt, only the official VoR shall be considered the “Published” version of the Work for purposes of attribution, rights & permissions, prior art, investigations into potential ethics & plagiarism violations, and relevant open access embargo periods. 

 

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