DL Online Training Sessions

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New ACM Digital Library User Guide

A brand new user guide is now available for the redesigned Digital Library.

ACM Videos

ACM has created video guides on using the ACM Digital Library. Topics include working with author profile pages, institutional profile pages, measuring your institution’s DL usage, and more.

TOC Alerts

ACM DL TOC alerts allow indivuidals to receive email updates when thier favorite journals, conference proceedings or magazines publish new content, and to set the prefered frequency and format for the notifications.

ACM DL Profile Pages

Author profile pages in the ACM DL serve to make work more discoverable. The information aggregated include contact information and affiliations, most frequent collaborators, top cited colleagues, top subject areas and more.

Open URL Compliance

The ACM Digital Library is fully Open URL compliant, allowing indexing databases and link resolvers to create better search results across the multiple databases of your library’s electronic resources.

ACM Usage Statistics

The ACM Digital Library's usage statics are fully COUNTER 4 compliant. Usage statistics are generated on a monthly basis and are made available by third party service provider, Scholarly IQ.

Features of the New ACM Digital Library

ACM launched a fully-functional beta site for the new ACM Digital Library, available alongside the existing ACM DL. Learn about the features and functionality of the new DL through a series of engaging emails.

DL Marketing Materials

ACM offers a variety of marketing and promotional materials to help you promote your collection. Peruse brochures, posters and flyers about the journals, proceedings, books and other resources available to your patrons through the ACM Digital Library.

Library Conferences

ACM's Digital Library sales and management team attends many conferences year-round all over the world. We hope to meet with you at ones of these upcoming events.

MARC Records

To aid discovery of ACM conference proceedings in your catalog, ACM provides MARC21 records for proceedings available through the ACM DL. MARC records are available for download by the first week of every month.

Search Tools

The ACM Digital Library employs a sophisticated search engine which aids in discovery. In addition to running Boolean searches, you can use the DL's advanced search filters and faceted search.