ACM Publications Policies and Procedures
The following is a list of policies that govern ACM Publications. These are reviewed and updated as required.
- Policy on ACM Author Rights and Publishing Agreements
- Policy on Roles and Responsibilities in ACM Publishing
- Policy on Plagiarism, Misrepresentation, and Falsification
- Digital Library Usage Policies
- Prior Publication and Simultaneous Submissions Policy
- Software Copyright Notice Policy
- Policy on Submission, Hosting, Access, and Ownership of Digital Artifacts
- Conflict of Interest Policy
- Policy on Coercion and Abuse in the ACM Publications Process
- Reviewer Anonymity Policy
- Retention of Paper Files
- Policy on the Withdrawal, Correction, Retraction, and Removal of Works from ACM Publications and the ACM Digital Library
- ACM Publications Policy on Author Name Changes
- ACM Chapters Publication Policy
- Criteria for Authorship Policy
- Official Version of Record Publication Policy
Publications Guidelines and Procedures
The following is a list of the current ACM publications procedures. We review these and add to them as new procedures and guidelines are required.
- Evaluation Criteria for Editors-in-Chief (See also, Editor-in-Chief Appointment Policy)
- Editor-in-Chief Appointments (See also, Evaluation Criteria for Editors-in-Chief)
- Artifact Review and Badging
- Position Descriptions - Volunteer Editors of ACM Journals
- Viability Review Process for ACM Publications
- Manuscript Handling Appeals
- Turing Award and CACM
- Pre-Publication Evaluation
- The Publication of Conference Proceedings in ACM Journals
- Publication of SIG In-Cooperation Proceedings
- Guidelines for Establishing Best Paper Awards
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