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    Computing's Leading Professionals

    Communications of the ACM is the leading print and online publication for the computing and information technology fields. Read by computing's leading professionals worldwide, Communications is recognized as the most trusted and knowledgeable source of industry information for today’s computing professional.

    Following the traditions of the Communications print magazine, which each month brings its readership of over 100,000 ACM members in-depth coverage of emerging areas of computer science, new trends in information technology, and practical applications, the Communications website brings topical and informative news and material to computing professionals each business day. ACM's membership includes the IT industry's most respected leaders and decision makers. Industry leaders have for more than 50 years used the monthly Communications of the ACM magazine as a platform to present and debate various technology implications, public policies, engineering challenges, and market trends. The Communications website continues that practice.

    The prestige and unmatched reputation of Communications of the ACM is built upon a 50-year commitment to high quality editorial content and a steadfast dedication to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. The publication is available in multiple formats.

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    Communications Magazine

    Each issue reinforces the publication's reputation as the definitive source of computing information.

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    Digital Edition

    The digital version of Communications of the ACM presents the complete monthly magazine in a searchable, interactive format.

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    CACM Website

    The Communications site offers a rich selection of news, opinion, and research every business day.

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    ACM's Digital Library

    All Communications articles published since 1958, plus citations, articles, and papers from ACM's journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings reside here.

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    Mobile Apps

    The Communications mobile apps, presenting the latest issue and past issues, plus news and content from the website, are available for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch, Apple iPad, and for Android platforms.