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Read and Publish (RAP) Agreements

ACM RAP Agreement

The 2022-2024 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) RAP agreement allows ANU authors to publish accepted research articles open access without having to pay an APC. There is no limit to the number of articles that can be published.

Please visit the publisher’s website for a full list of included publications.

Information for authors

ANU corresponding authors may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs.

To be eligible under this agreement, authors must use their institutional email address ( when submitting their articles for publishing.

Author rights

The default choice when publishing within the ACM Open Agreement is for the corresponding author to use a non-exclusive CC-BY licence, unless they choose a different type of Creative Commons licence.

The author may also choose to transfer copyright or give ACM exclusive access to publish their articles.

Publisher FAQ’s

Publisher’s Guide for Open Access Authors

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