Association for Computing Machinery Read and Publish Agreement

In 2023, the U of I Library entered into a Read and Publish agreement with Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Benefits for U of I affiliates:

  • Unlimited access to the complete contents of the ACM Digital Library, including ACM’s entire publication portfolio of journals, magazines, conference proceedings, newsletters, websites, and multimedia files.
  • Free and unlimited open access publishing for all U of I authors in the eligible ACM publications.


  • To qualify for free open access publishing under our Read and Publish agreement with the Association for Computing Machinery, a U of I author must be listed as the corresponding author and they must use their U of I email address (“”) throughout the entire submission process.