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SCELC ACM 2023-25 Read & Publish Open Access Agreement

How the Agreement works


Agreement & Pricing

2023 July - 2026 June; lower cost for all libraries publishing <=3 articles per year


  • Uncapped Corresponding Author APC Waivers 

  • 550+ Conference Proceedings and Journals


  • Complete ACM Digital Library w/ PCA

  • Backfile from V1


  • 15 SCELC subscribers 

  • New package subscribers may join at any time with retrospective conversion to open of any papers published since July 1

Publication Volume

17 articles/year, Est. APC Avoidance = $17,000 (26% of spend)

This agreement will be open to future joiners from across all SCELC Member and Affiliate libraries. Libraries can request publishing history and a quote from Please contact for further information about the agreement.

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