Digital Library Platform and Features

The ACM Digital Library Platform is ACM’s own proprietary system that is wholly developed, hosted, and maintained by ACM. The system is built on open source technology in collaboration with volunteers from the scientific community and contains many of the most powerful search features available today.

  • Powerful Search and Guided Navigation
  • Seamless Integration between DL and Guide Index
  • Most Comprehensive Database of Author Profiles, including detailed bibliometrics of nearly every author in the field
  • A Complete List of Index Terms for each article based on the ACM’s widely used 2012 Computing Classification Scheme (CCS)
  • Fully exportable citation pages in Endnote, BibTex, and ACM Ref formats
  • Extensive use of DOIs with reference linking provided through CrossRef
  • IP Authentication and Domain Name Look Up for Institutional Customers
  • Supports Athens and Shibboleth authentication
  • Open URL and SFX Compliant
  • COUNTER IV and SUSHI Compliant Usage Statistics
  • Archiving and Long-Term Digital Preservation of all ACM-owned publications via Portico and CLOCKSS

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ACM Books

ACM Books is a new series of scholarly research monographs and graduate-level texts, authored by computer scientists and practitioners at the forefront of computing technology.