ACM publications finances for 2020

Jack W. Davidson, Joseph A. Konstan, Scott E. Delman

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Researchers provide an annual update on ACM Publications finances, following up on their initial report published in the May 2020 issue of Communications of the ACM. This report summarizes income and expenses for the 2020 calendar year. Specific notes explain significant changes between 2019 and 2020. There are several key themes that cut across the various categories, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, digital Library development, transition to ACM Open is a five-year effort, and improved financial reporting. The report revealed that total publications income remained essentially flat from 2019. 2020 ACM Open income has come from 35 institutions in Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the UK, and the US.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-27
Number of pages2
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2021


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