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Open Access Publishing Agreements

List of Agreements
ACM Open

MTU Publish Open Access via ACM Open 2023


This new MTU agreement provides unlimited OA publishing rights to all currently affiliated MTU staff and students. Only those MTU affiliated members identified as the corresponding author when submitting their work can avail of the agreement and funding.

Publishing rights include technical magazines, conference proceedings and journals. Full details on the ACM Open OA Model are available at ACM Open

MTU Library retains unlimited access for all MTU students & staff to the full-text contents of the ACM Digital Library

This also facilitates automatic deposit at publication of accepted research articles into MTU’s Institutional Repository SWORD ensuring compliance with funder mandates and supporting the Green Open Access agenda.

If you have any queries relating to Open Access Publishing via ACM, please e-mail us at and we will provide further assistance.


The ACM Open Access Model

ACM has been working closely with top-tier research institutions and university library consortia to develop a unique and innovative variation on the typical types of “Read + Publish” models that large commercial publishers and university presses are piloting. This new model has the potential to transition ACM to a fully sustainable and Plan S compliant ( OA scholarly publisher within approximately five years.


ACM Open Author eRights Experience

This document explains the experience when an author from MTU chooses to publish in an ACM conference or journal. It is extremely important that authors are listed as the corresponding author and use their MTU email address when submitting their work so they are provided with the correct ACM Open eRights forms. View full instructions here.


ACM Publications Eligible for Open Access Publishing Under ACM OPEN

The following is a list of research titles eligible for Open Access publication under the ACM OPEN license model. All corresponding authors from current ACM OPEN-licensed institutions may publish an unlimited number of accepted research articles in these publications. View the full list of journals, magazines and conference proceedings here


ACM OPEN – Frequently Asked Questions