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Research Groups, Associations, and Society Partnerships

IGI Global has a strong commitment to innovation and quality in publishing and is proud to be on the leading edge of information science and technology research. We have a strong tradition in partnering with organizations for technology and research projects. We work with many organizations to promote their work through shared conference promotion, special issues, and technology awareness initiatives. Find out more about our key strategic partners below, or if you’re interested in proposing a potential partnership with IGI Global, complete and return this form.

Research Partnerships


Information Resources Management Association (IRMA)

IGI Global’s longest standing partnership is with IRMA for conferences and special issues. The Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) welcomes professionals, students, and academicians to search thousands of peer-reviewed works covering all areas of technology applied to modern organizations. Aiming to enhance knowledge of current topics in Information Resources Management, the IGI Global journal, Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ), is part of this partnership.

IRMA Website

United Kingdom Systems Society (UKSS)

IGI Global began a partnership with this research society in 2012. The goal of the society is to further the spectrum of systems research. UKSS embraces all aspects of social concerns from environmental issues and organizational concerns to health and social well being. The IGI Global journal, International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS), is the official journal of the United Kingdom Systems Society (UKSS).

UKSS Website

Convergent Research Society Among Humanities, Sociology, Science, and Technology (HSST)

IGI Global partners with HSST for special issues related to conferences and special events. The HSST (The Convergent Research Society Among Humanities, Sociology, Science, and Technology) was founded by the Institute of Convergence Education in South Korea. HSST is an international society for supporting distinguished scholars and students who are researching various areas of Science and Technology. HSST’s goal is to provide opportunities for academic and industry professionals to discuss progress in various areas of Science and Technology.

HSST Website

International Academic Consulting and Service (IACS)

IGI Global partners with IACS for educational workshops and research projects. IACS (International Academic Consulting and Service) was founded by the Institute of Convergence Education in South Korea. IACS is an international society for supporting distinguished scholars and students who are researching various areas of Science and Technology. IACS also facilitates the availability of various research material and services to academic, industry, and government organizations.

IACS Website

International Center for Informatics Research (ICIR)

IGI Global partners with ICIR for e-resources and peer-review publishing workshops. ICIR was jointly founded in 2009 by Beijing Jiaotong University, China, and University of Reading, UK. By developing focused talent training and progressive scientific research while serving the educational society and its cultural inheritance, ICIR has become established as a respected international teaching and research base. ICIR specializes in information technology, logistics management, and other related areas, through international cooperation and communication.

ICIR Website

Technology Partnerships


COUNTER

IGI Global partners with COUNTER to provide standard usage reports for libraries. COUNTER (Project COUNTER) provides standards that ensure vendors and publishers can provide their library customers with consistent, credible, and comparable usage data.

COUNTER Website

CLOCKSS and LOCKSS

IGI Global partners with CLOCKSS and LOCKSS to provide archival access of research. CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community.

CLOCKSS Website

CrossRef

IGI Global partners with CrossRef to make our books, journals, and videos more discoverable. Crossref is an official Digital Object Identifier Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation.

CrossRef Website