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Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ)
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Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ)

This journal will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts submitted September 1, 2022 onward will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
Editor-in-Chief: George Kelley (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 44 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 1988
ISSN: 1040-1628|EISSN: 1533-7979|DOI: 10.4018/IRMJ
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 6 - 10 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 11%
Description & Scope
The Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ) , which has been published for over 30 years, serves as a prestigious gateway for original state-of-the-art research articles containing applied research on topics that demonstrate the theory and practice of how information technology (when... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The mission of Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ) is to be instrumental in the improvement and development of the theory and practice of information resources management, to educate organizations on how they may benefit from their information resources, and to discuss the tools utilized to gather, process, disseminate, and manage these valuable resources. The journal publishes... Show More
  • Application of IT to Operation
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems Technologies and Issues
  • Automated Systems Management
  • Bibliometrics
  • Big Data Technologies and Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Process Management and Modeling
  • Consumerization of IT
  • Crisis Response Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Data and Database Management
  • Data Integrity
  • Decision Support and Group Decision Support Systems
  • Digital Libraries
  • Digital Literacy
  • Distance Learning Technologies
  • Distributed Software Development
  • E-Collaboration
  • Electronic and Mobile Commerce
  • Electronic Government
  • Electronic Resources
  • Emerging Technologies Management
  • End User Computing Issues
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • E-Participation
  • Field Data Capture (FDC)
  • Folksonomies
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Global Information Technology Management
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • Human & Societal Issues in IT Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Sharing Networks
  • Information Technology Education and Training
  • Information Technology Security and Ethics
  • IS/IT Education
  • IT Governance Issues
  • IT Innovation and Diffusion
  • IT Management in The Public and Private Sectors
  • IT Management Research and Practice
  • IT Outsourcing
  • IT Trust
  • IT/E-Business in Small Businesses
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Knowledge Economy
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Information Systems
  • Metadata Management
  • Military Informatics
  • MIS Re-Engineering Management
  • Multimedia Computing Technologies and Issues
  • Next-Generation Systems
  • Non-Profit and Library Technology Operations
  • Object Oriented Technologies and Issues
  • Online Learning Technologies
  • Ontologies
  • Portfolio Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Information Management
  • Remote Facilities Control
  • Social Networking
  • Software Process Improvement
  • Standards and Standardization Issues
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Development and CASE
  • Telecommunications and Networking Technologies
  • Virtual Collaboration
  • Virtual Organizations
  • Web Services and Technologies
Abstracting & Indexing
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chief
George Kelley, University of Massachusetts, United States ORCID
Associate Editors
Anabela Mesquita, ISCAP / IPP, Portugal ORCID
Anthony Scime, SUNY Brockport, United States
Bradford Eden, Valparaiso University, United States
Costas Vassilakis, University of the Peloponnese, Greece ORCID
Craig Van Slyke, Louisiana Tech University, United States
David Paper, Utah State University, United States
Dirk Stelzer, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany ORCID
Fjodor Ruzic, Institute for Informatics, Croatia ORCID
Gian Piero Zarri, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Hui Cao, Tsinghua University, China
Jan Frick, University of Stavanger, Norway ORCID
Janice Sipior, Villanova University, United States
Kai Jakobs, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Mahesh Raisinghani, Texas Woman's University, United States ORCID
Makoto Nakayama, DePaul University, United States ORCID
Mark Toleman, University of Southern Queensland, Australia ORCID
Philip Powell, University of London, United Kingdom
Robert Stone, University of Idaho, United States
Ross Malaga, Montclair State University, United States
Telmo Henriques, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal ORCID
Vito Veneziano, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Editorial Review Board
Abhishek Behl, Management Development Institute, India ORCID
Andrew Borchers, Lipscomb University, United States ORCID
Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, United States ORCID
Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Chuleeporn Changchit, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, United States
J. Michael Tarn, Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business, United States
James Rodger, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, United States
Jing Quan, Salisbury University, United States ORCID
Liqiang Huang, Zhejiang University, China
Nabeel Al-Qirim, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Pankaj Kamthan, Concordia University, Canada
Peter Kueng, Credit Suisse, Switzerland
Rochelle Brooks, Viterbo University, United States
Sajjad Jasimuddin, Kedge Business School, France ORCID
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt ORCID
Toshio Mitsufuji, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Vincent Siuking Lai, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Wen-Chen Hu, University of North Dakota, United States
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Latest Articles

As this journal is under the Hybrid Open Access model, authors can choose between Standard (Non-OA) publishing or Open Access publishing. Find the policies for the publishing models below:

  • Standard (Non-OA) Publishing: If the author chooses to publish under the Standard (Non-OA) model, the article will be published under a Green OA model and the copyright of their article will transfer to IGI Global under our Author Warranty and Transfer of Copyright Agreement. However, through Green OA, IGI Global supports a Fair Use Policy, enabling authors to Post the final typeset PDF (which includes the title page, table of contents and other front materials, and the copyright statement) of their chapter or article (NOT THE ENTIRE BOOK OR JOURNAL ISSUE), on the author or editor's secure personal website and/or their university repository site. See the Fair Use Policy for sharing allowances conducive to Green Open Access.
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Article Processing Charges
This journal operates under the Hybrid Open Access model, allowing the author to choose between traditional, subscription-based publishing, or Open Access publishing.
Subscription-Based Publishing/Green Open Access: Article manuscripts require no Article Processing Charge (APC) and require authors to transfer the copyright of the manuscript to IGI Global. Manuscripts are published behind a paywall and must be purchased for use. See the Fair Use Policy for sharing allowances conducive to Green Open Access.
Open Access Publishing: Article manuscripts receive the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licensing arrangement. The copyright for the work remains solely with the author(s) of the article. Others may distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work, even commercially, without asking prior permission from the publisher or author and so long as they credit the author for the original creation. A one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of US $2,300 must be paid AFTER the manuscript has gone through the full double-blind peer review process and the Editor(s)-in-Chief at his/her/their full discretion has decided to accept the manuscript based on the results of the double-blind peer review process. Learn more about APCs here.
Open Access Funding: IGI Global recognizes that many researchers may not know where to begin when searching for OA funding opportunities. IGI Global recently launched an Open Access Funding Resources page for researchers to browse. This page provides a comprehensive list of OA funding sources available for researchers to secure funds for their various OA publications.
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All inquiries regarding IRMJ should be directed to the attention of:
George Kelley

All manuscript submissions to IRMJ should be sent through the online submission system:
Editorial Office
701 E. Chocolate Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033, USA
717-533-8845 x100

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