Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research

IGI Global Awards the 2013 InfoSci®-Journals Distinguished Fellowship to Dr. Donald Albert

By IGI Global on Dec 16, 2013

International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR)Hershey, PA – December 16, 2013– IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high-quality research publications in the fields of computer science and information technology management, is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2013 InfoSci®-Journals Distinguished Fellowship: Dr. Don Albert, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. The InfoSci®-Journals Distinguished Fellowship is an annual initiative to recognize an editor-in-chief for enriching the information science community through the dissemination of innovative research and excellent leadership in journal compilation.

In order to qualify for this honor, an editor-in-chief must exhibit a record of success in raising citation, visibility, and scholarship of their journal. They must also secure an adequate quantity of submissions from leading authors and publish each journal issue on a timely basis. In addition, the fellowship honors exceptional work in gaining recognition of the journal in top indices.

Established in 2010, the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR) publishes research that exemplifies the usage of geographic information science and technology (GIS&T) to explore and resolve geographical issues from various application domains within the social and/or physical sciences. IJAGR is designed to provide planners and policy analysts, practitioners, academicians, and others using GIS&T useful studies that might support decision-making activities. IJGAR has been referenced in major indices such as Scopus, ACM Digital Library, DBLP, INSPEC, and more.

Dr. Donald Patrick Albert, of Sam Houston State University, is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR), established in 2010. As the Editor-in-Chief of IJAGR, Dr. Albert has published ground-breaking work in the area of geospatial research, leading to indexation in prestigious indices like Scopus and ACM Digital Library. Dr. Albert has also been integral in testing and providing feedback for IGI Global’s newly developed Journal Online Submission System (JOSS). We thank Dr. Albert for his tireless efforts on IJAGR and on behalf of IGI Global.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Albert on his tremendous accomplishments.

About IGI Global: Founded in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania (USA), is an innovative international publishing company specializing in the publication of research-based reference works including books, encyclopedias, journals, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases focusing on the subject areas of: engineering, healthcare, business, education, social science, library science, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and the humanities. IGI Global produces high-quality scholarly publications aimed at providing the research community and academic research libraries with reference publications on emerging innovations in diverse fields. For more information about IGI Global, please visit us on the web at

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