ACM Knowledge, Collaboration, & Innovation in Computing
Resources for Student Members
XRDS: Crossroads is the ACM magazine for students. Re-launched and
fully redesigned, XRDS provides students with what they need to succeed in their current academic and future professional careers. Each
issue is packed with information about careers in computing, interviews and profiles of leaders in the field, and highlights from some of
the most interesting research being done worldwide.
Learn more: XRDS.acm.org
ZXRDS: The ACM agazine for Students
ACM Online Books and Courses
The ACM online books program includes full access to 500 online books
from Books24x7®. In addition, student members get full access to 3,200
online courses in multiple languages and 1,000 virtual labs through
ACM’s online course program. These courses are open to all ACM Student Members on a wide range of technical and business subjects.
Communications of the ACM
Communications of the ACM, the flagship
publication of ACM, is the leading print and
online magazine for the computing and
information technology fields. Industry leaders
use Communications as a platform to present
and debate various technology implications,
public-policies, engineering challenges and
market trends, and its new website features
additional content, blogs and functionality.
ACM Digital Library
The ACM Digital Library is the definitive online resources for
computing professionals and students, providing access to ACM’s vast
collection of publications and bibliographic citations from the universe
of published IT literature.
ACM Professional Development
ACM Student Members receive full access to software and courseware through the ACM Student Academic Initiative (SAI). ACM has
developed unique relationships with several partners to offer valuable
resources specifically for Student Members - at no additional cost!
ACM’s Career & Job Center, powered by Job Target®, offers members
the opportunity to view and apply for a wide variety of highly targeted
technology jobs. ACM also provides free mentoring services through
MentorNet®, the leading organization promoting e-mentoring
ACM Local Chapters
Hundreds of local chapters worldwide function as geographical hubs
of activity for both ACM members and the computing community at
large, offering seminars, lectures, and the opportunity to meet peers
and experts in many fields of interest. 500+ Student Chapters enable
all members to network with their peers with similar interests.
Through its Special Interest Groups, ACM sponsors more than 120
conferences annually throughout the world, many of which offer
unique opportunities for students to get involved.
ACM publishes, distributes, and archives original research and
firsthand perspectives from the leading professionals in computing
and information technology, helping computing students and
professionals get the information they need when they need it.
ACM Special Interest Groups
34 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) represent virtually every
major area of computing. ACM SIGs offer a wealth of resources
including conferences, proceedings and newsletters covering a broad
array of technical expertise and providing firsthand knowledge of the
latest development trends.
ACM Electronic Services
ACM helps student members stay informed with convenient electronic
services, including: Tech News, ACM’s online tri-weekly IT news digest;
CareerNews, ACM’s online bi-monthly IT news digest; Student Quick
Takes , ACM’s quarterly student newsletters; and MemberNet, ACM’s
Member Newsletter; plus an email forwarding address and filtering
service with a free acm.org email address and high-quality Postini
spam filtering; and much more!
ACM-W is ACM’s membership group dedicated to encouraging the
engagement of women in activities in all areas of computing.
Join ACM-W at: https://women.acm.org/joinlist