Membership Resources

Knowledge, Collaboration, & Innovation in Computing

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Learning Center

Resources for lifelong learning – stay informed and competitive in our constantly changing world with online books and courses, tasked-based videos, and Learning Webinars featuring well-known speakers addressing the hottest topics in computing today.

Online Books from O’Reilly

Access to O’Reilly’s entire collection of online books, video courses, learning paths, tutorials, and other resources from leading publishers such as Addison-Wesley, Big Nerd Ranch Guides, No Starch Press, Manning Publishing, Packt Publishing, Pearson IT Certification, and many more.

Online Courses from Skillsoft

Access to online courses, eBooks and thousands of short, task-based videos from Skillsoft, designed to provide on-the-job support and daily problem solving for both end users and IT professionals.

EBooks from Elsevier ScienceDirect

Access to online books via Elsevier’s ScienceDirect platform, including both current editions and the backlist published by Morgan Kaufmann, Syngress, Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Chandos Publishing, Digital Press, Elsevier Science, Newnes, North-Holland and Woodhead Publishing.

Communications of the ACM

The leading print and online magazine for the computing and information technology fields featuring News, Viewpoints, Practice, Careers, Review Articles, Contributed Articles, Research Highlights, and much more. 

Career & Job Center

View listings of top technology jobs, post resumes, and much more in this exclusive members-only resource.

Digital Library

Members can subscribe to the world’s most comprehensive database of literature at a discounted rate. Browse and search with full-text access to ACM journals, conference proceedings, magazines and newsletters, and search other publishers’ bibliographic resources.

ACM TechTalks

ACM TechTalks can be attended live, and include moderated Q&A sessions, or the recordings can be viewed later on demand. Recent topics have included Apache Spark, Big Data, blockchains, Clojure, Hadroop, HPC, micoserivces, JavaScript, Kubernetes, machine learning, parallel programming, Python, software project planning, Tensor Flow, and many more.

Conference Discounts

Discounts for Special Interest Group (SIG) Conference registration fees plus access to more than 170 international conferences, symposia, and workshops.


ACM Journals, Transactions and Magazines cover cutting-edge aspects of computing, with articles written and edited by leading experts in their respective fields. The world-renowned Transactions Series features many of the most respected peer-reviewed authors in computer science. Magazines cover different aspects of computing with opinions, forums, podcasts, and more. ACM members receive discounted subscription rates.

Local Chapters

Professional chapters worldwide function as intellectual and geographical nodes of activity for both ACM members and the computing community at large, offering seminars, lectures, and the opportunity to meet peers and experts.

Special Interest Groups

ACM’s 37 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) represent virtually every major area of computing. SIGs offer a wealth of resources including conferences, proceedings and newsletters covering a broad spectrum of technical expertise and providing firsthand knowledge of the latest development trends. ACM SIGs are a great way to meet peers, delve deeper into particular technical areas, and volunteer on interesting projects.


ACM-W is ACM’s membership group dedicated to encouraging the engagement of women in activities in all areas of computing. In addition to celebrating women’s successes by exploring opportunities in the field, ACM-W helps make women more visible in their respective communities.


Tri-weekly e-digest delivering the latest IT news.

ACM Bulletins

E-notifications of ACM news and initiatives.


Opinion magazine and forum.

Table-of-Contents Alerts

For ACM journals, magazines, proceedings or SIG newsletters.

Email Forwarding

Free address with spam and virus filtering.


Twice-monthly e-digest on career-related topics.


Monthly e-newsletter on ACM people and activities.

Discounts & Special Offers

On insurance, software, hardware, publications, training courses, and more.

Why I Belong to ACM

Hear from Bryan Cantrill, vice president of engineering at Joyent, Ben Fried chief information officer at Google, and Theo Schlossnagle, OmniTI founder on why they are members of ACM.

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Customer Service FAQs

Do you have questions about your member benefits, how to update your contact information, how to renew your membership, or claim missing issues? If so, visit ACM’s Customer Service FAQs for answers to these questions and more.

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