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IGI Global is Seattle-Bound: Join Them at the Upcoming 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting

By Sharlene Oong on Jan 15, 2019
As a part of their dedication to ensuring that quality content is made available to the library community, IGI Global, an international academic publisher, will be exhibiting at booth #2032 at the upcoming 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits (American Library Association) in Seattle, Washington, from January 25-28. Ms. Caroline Campbell, Marketing Manager, will represent the international academic publisher at the conference, showcasing to librarians how IGI Global’s InfoSci®-Journals, a database (nearly 25,000 peer-reviewed articles sourced from 185+ scholarly journals), and InfoSci®-Books database (4,500+ reference books containing nearly 100,000 chapters), can provide emerging research for a fraction of the list price.

Through these powerful research tools, librarians can acquire the highest-quality content contributed by over 100,000+ industry-leading academicians and researchers worldwide that span across 350+ topics in 11 core subject areas including: business and management, computer science and IT, education, engineering, environmental and agriculture, library and information science, media and communications, medicine and healthcare, security and forensics, and social sciences and humanities.

IGI Global’s InfoSci-Books database is offered as low as US$ 8,580 US$ 6,435*, and InfoSci-Journals is offered as low as US$ 5,100 US$ 3,825*. Through IGI Global’s simple and transparent pricing, libraries can easily acquire the highest quality, cutting-edge research for their patrons and have access to key features such as free MARC records, no set-up or maintenance fees, COUNTER Compliant reports, full-text PDF and HTML format, no DRM, unlimited simultaneous users, and no embargo of content (research is available months in advance of the print release).

Through these research databases, IGI Global provide libraries an opportunity to support a sustainable OA movement and provide an additional source of APC funding for their faculty through IGI Global's InfoSci-Journals Open Access (OA) Fee Waiver (Offset Model) Program which will:

For any library that invests in IGI Global's InfoSci-Journals database, IGI Global will match the library’s investment with a fund of equal value to go toward subsidizing the OA article processing charges (APCs) for their students, faculty, and staff at that institution when their work is submitted and accepted under OA into an IGI Global journal.**

To learn more about this program, watch IGI Global’s 2018 Charleston Conference Neapolitan Panel Session or visit their InfoSci-Journals webpage.

With this simple and transparent pricing, as well as the benefit of the OA program, IGI Global provides additional discounts and opportunities to ensure that these research databases are affordable to institutions of all sizes. Librarians can enjoy IGI Global's 25% discount on InfoSci-Books, InfoSci-Journals databases, and on all purchases (single book and journal titles) when they sign up for IGI Global’s Library Account Program. Additionally, with the ever-evolving challenge of acquiring innovative content to their collection, librarians can also access these databases through IGI Global’s Credit Program. With this program, IGI Global will analyze libraries' existing publication holdings, and offer 100 percent credits towards the purchase of one of IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases.

Additionally, with the ever-evolving challenge of acquiring innovative content to their collection, librarians can enjoy the benefits of these databases through IGI Global’s Credit Program. IGI Global will analyze libraries' existing publication holdings, and offer 100 percent credits towards the purchase of one of IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases.

Due to the flexibility and affordability of this valuable, peer-reviewed research, IGI Global collaborates with consortium worldwide to ensure that institutions can easily access this content through common sense offers. Working with leading domestic and international consortium such as the Carolina Consortium, Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL), Eduserv, Electronic Purchasing in Collaboration (EPIC), the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK), the German ZBW - Leibniz Information Center for Economics, South African National Library and Information Consortium (SANLiC), Taiwan Academic E-Book and Database Consortium (TAEBDC), and many more, IGI Global sees the benefit in both group purchasing to enable the dissemination of research which can be utilized to expand the scope of the academic community. Learn more about IGI Global's consortium collaborations.

If you are interested in meeting with Ms. Campbell during the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits to discuss IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases, your library’s holdings, Library Account Program, consortia offerings, or content coverage, contact or 717-533-8845.

Those who visit IGI Global’s booth #2032 will be entered to win a $100 VISA gift card and can learn how to receive a free library and information science e-book.
About IGI Global: In the age of technology-driven knowledge discovery, timely dissemination of research is critical as resources become quickly outdated. In response to this phenomenon, and to ensure that your library can easily and affordably acquire the latest peer-reviewed research findings, IGI Global has streamlined its publishing process and created an agile business-model to ensure that your library can acquire the most emerging research through IGI Global’s award-winning InfoSci-Books, a database of 4,500 reference works containing nearly 100,000 chapters, and InfoSci-Journals, a database of nearly 25,000 peer-reviewed articles with 1,000,000+ reference citations sourced from 185+ scholarly journals. These databases span across 350+ topics in 11 core subject areas including business, computer science, education, engineering, social sciences and humanities, and more.
About ALA Midwinter: The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in January. The conference draws more than 10,000 leaders and staff, educators, writers, publishers, trustees, special guests and exhibitors from the library and information industry for some 2,400 meetings, programs, discussion groups, events, in-depth conversations and exhibits.
Find below a sample of related titles featured in IGI Global's award-winning InfoSci-Books database:

Newsroom Contact
Caroline Campbell
Marketing Manager
(717) 533-8845, ext. 144

*The InfoSci-Books $6,435 annual subscription price and InfoSci-Journals $3,825 annual subscription price is only available for new InfoSci-Books and InfoSci-Journals subscriptions and cannot be combined with most offers or multi-site use.

**The Open Access (OA) article processing charge will be waived after the student, faculty, or staff’s paper has been vetted and accepted into an IGI Global journal.
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