Retention of Paper Files

(This policy was adopted at the Publications Board meeting on October 11, 2000)


EiCs and associate editors need hold on to paper files (appropriately culled) of processed submissions for five years, after which time they should be sent to ACM HQ, which will archive them for another seven years. Of course, an editor may decide to hold on to some sensitive material even longer. For material of historical interest, a copy should be made for ACM HQ.

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