ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library

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The ACM Digital Library contains the full-text for articles published in ACM and affiliated organizations' periodicals and proceedings, as well as bibliographic information, abstracts, and reviews for those articles. These publications cover various fields related to computing, including software, hardware, computational theory, artificial intelligence, information science, human-computer interaction, instructional technology, and the research and development communities involved in computing. The database also includes links to related resources such as the Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Computing Reviews.

The Advanced Search option allows full-text searching using keywords, authors, and ACM subject classification terms, and features phrase searching, use of wildcards, and Boolean expression searching as well as search limitation on fields, publication, and publication date.

Dates covered

1954 to the present, with a small selection of earlier materials.

Updating frequency



International journals, magazines, newsletters, conferences, symposia, workshops, books, reports, dissertations, and theses. The contents of the ACM Digital Library are listed at

Type of coverage

Indexing, with full-text/full-image articles.

Print counterpart or
related resources

  • Various ACM journals, magazines, newsletters, and conference proceedings.
    Use QuickSearch to find holdings for specific titles.
  • Computing Reviews.

Producer/content provider

Association for Computing Machinery

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Association for Computing Machinery

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