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IGI Global Open Access
As an academic publisher at the forefront of advancement for over 30 years, IGI Global OA provides quality, expediate OA publishing with a top-of-the-line production system backed by the international Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). With a streamlined publishing process, flexible funding options, and more. Researchers can freely and immediately share their peer-reviewed research with the world.
  • Rigorous and Expediate Publishing Process Taking as Little as 30 Days
  • Research Is Fully Free and Accessible to All (Creative Commons BY License)
  • Increased Discoverability of Published Content (89% Higher Download Rate)
  • Acceleration of Citation Impact & Increased Indexing Potential
  • Greater Visibility & Wider Professional Recognition
  • Opportunities for Networking & Collaboration
  • Supports Overall Career Advancement
  • Affordable Article Processing Charges (APC) (Starting at US$ 500)
  • And More.
Editor Responsibilities
Editor(s)-in-Chief are responsible for the recruitment of and efficient movement of manuscript submissions within the eEditorial Discovery® online submission system, including the assignment of 2-3 reviewers to the manuscript to ensure that each journal article manuscript undergoes the double-blind peer review process. The IGI Global Editor’s Guide provides clear direction that supports with the easy and efficient development process of the journal. Learn More
Peer Review
The peer review process is the driving force behind all IGI Global books and journals. All IGI Global reviewers maintain the highest ethical standards and each manuscript undergoes a rigorous double-blind peer review process, which is backed by our full membership to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The full publishing process and peer review are conducted within the IGI Global eEditorial Discovery® online submission system and on average takes 30 days. Learn More
Increasing Submissions and Discoverability
Editor(s)-in-Chief are responsible for the continuous recruitment of submissions for their journal, as well as assisting with its discoverability. By disseminating information about the journal and posting information related to the journal, Editor(s)-in-Chief can increase the discoverability of their journal, which in turn will lead to more manuscript submissions. Learn More
Become an Editor
IGI Global’s expansive collection of scholarly OA journals would not be possible without the expertise and management from our expert Editor(s)-in-Chief. Editor(s)-in-Chief oversee and ensure that there is a continual flow of quality manuscript submissions, assisting IGI Global in raising the visibility of their journal, and more. If you are interested in becoming an IGI Global Journal Editor or have a new proposal for a journal, contact IGI Global’s Acquisitions Team at acquisition@igi-global.com. Learn More
Become a Special Issue Editor
Special Issues are a great way for individuals to take over the editorship duties of a journal for a single themed issue. If you are interested in leading a Special Issue for this journal, we encourage you to submit a proposal to be assessed by the Editor(s)-in-Chief. Learn More
Funding Sources & Partners

To assist researchers in covering the costs of the APC in OA publishing, there are various sources of OA funding. Additionally, unlike many other publishers, IGI Global offers flexible subsidies, 100% Open Access APC waivers, discounts, and more.

IGI Global Resources for OA Funding
  • IGI Global’s OA Fee Waiver Initiative: For any library that invests in IGI Global's e-Collections, IGI Global will match the library's investment with a fund of equal value to go toward subsidizing the Open Access APCs for their patrons. This provides authors with 100% OA subsidies to be utilized toward any IGI Global journal. Learn More
  • Discounted Open Access APCs for Low- and Middle-Income Countries: For authors from low- and middle-income countries, IGI Global automatically waives 100% or 50% of journal APCs depending on the author's affiliated country. View Eligible Countries and Learn More

Additionally, find below common OA funding resources that provide additional information on country funding, OA standards, and more.

  • Sherpa Juliet  is a searchable database of research funders' OA policies.
  • The Open Access Directory maintains a list of institutional funds for OA publishing.
  • SPARC  maintains a list of North American universities and university libraries with OA funds.
Ethics and Malpractice
IGI Global book and journal editors and authors are provided written guidelines and checklists that must be followed to maintain the high value that IGI Global places on the work it publishes. IGI Global reviewers are an important component of the scholarly process and therefore are instructed to provide comprehensive, detailed appraisals of work that they are reviewing to assist the author in improving the quality and usability of the presented research. It is the policy of IGI Global to maintain high ethical standards in all publications. These standards pertain to all books, journals, chapters, and articles accepted for publication. View Full Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Contact
All inquiries regarding IJDET should be directed to the attention of:

Maiga Chang
Editor-in-Chief
E-mail: maiga.chang@gmail.com

All manuscript submissions to IJDET should be sent through the online submission system:

http://www.igi-global.com/authorseditors/titlesubmission/newproject.aspx