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Welcome to ACM TMIS!

Interested in submitting? See the Author Information page.


photo of Dr. Alex Tuzhilin

Congratulations to Alexander Tuzhilin, the new Editor-in-Chief for ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems! Prof. Tuzhilin, of New York University's Leonard H. Stern School of Business, replaces Dr. Hsinchun Chen, the founding Editor-in-Chief of TMIS, as of September 1, 2014. Prof. Tuzhilin first joined TMIS as an Associate Editor (AE) at the journal's beginning in 2010. Prof. Jarke was elected by a search committee appointed by the ACM Publications Board and headed by Prof. H. Raghav Rao, also an AE for TMIS since 2010. -- Posted 9/3/2014

Matthias Jarke

Congratulations are due to Prof. Matthias Jarke, an Associate Editor for TMIS, who has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the ACM! Among the fifty newly elected fellows, Prof. Jarke is the only German scientist, and only the tenth scientist in Germany elected in the 20-year history of the fellowship program. See more on the ACM Fellows page at -- Posted 12/20/2013

NEW! ORCID now available for all ACM authors. All ACM journal submission sites in Manuscript Central and Editorial Manager have been integrated with the ORCID Register. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that permits researchers to have their own distinct identification. Register today, or find more information, at -- Posted 12/18/2013
ACM Author Rights has replaced the old paper forms used by ACM authors to manage rights and permissions for their work. It now also includes an open-access author-pays option which allows for perpetual open access through the ACM Digital Library. For more information, please see -- Posted 4/2/2013

About TMIS

ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (ACM TMIS) is a scholarly journal, issued quarterly, that publishes the highest quality papers about the design, development, assessment, and management of information technology and systems within organizations, businesses, and societies. We are actively soliciting papers from the international MIS research community. The inaugural issue of ACM TMIS was published in December 2010; see the inaugural issue through the ACM Digital Library.

In addition to traditional management and behavioral MIS research, ACM TMIS strongly encourages submissions of high-quality system and design science research, as well as submissions in emerging MIS multidisciplinary research topics that may span several traditional academic disciplines.

Papers are submitted through the ScholarOne Manuscript Central system. For information on submissions, first read through the Editorial Guidelines, then see the Author Information. When submitting, select "Original Paper" or "Special Issue" as appropriate.

Note that author meetings and/or receptions are held at ICIS and AMCIS meetings as time permits. These meetings are open to anyone with a potential interest in submitting to TMIS or to finding out more information.

Funding for support for TMIS has been generously provided by the Management Information Sytems Department, and by the Eller College of Management, both of The University of Arizona. The Association for Computing Machinery is also generous in its support of its new journals. The editorial team wishes especially to thank Mr. Jono Hardjowirogo at ACM for his assistance in establishing our procedures and infrastructure.

"ACM-TMIS should aspire to attain the status of a top IS journal quickly." -- Dr. John L. King, Professor and Vice Provost, University of Michigan

"The journal, ACM TMIS, has the potential to be the leading journal in the field with the balance of technology, behavior and management, within five years.  This is the right time to add a top tier journal to the field of MIS." -- Professor Jay F. Nunamaker, University of Arizona