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Twelve IGI Global Journals Added to Emerging Sources Citation Index

By Caroline Campbell on Feb 19, 2018
Hershey, PA, Feb. 21, 2018--IGI Global, a leading academic publisher for 30 years, is proud to announce that 12 of its scholarly journals have been included in Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

The newest IGI Global journals in ESCI include:

Through these forward-thinking publications being indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, these journals will have an increased discoverability and are provided on one of the most elite indexing platforms, these journals will benefit from increased discoverability and visibility.

“The acceptance of the International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) for coverage in the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) means that an external and highly-respected entity considered that the IJEPR meets consistently its well-established criteria regarding basic publishing standards, editorial content, and international focus,” states Dr. Carlos Nunes Silva, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) and professor at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal. “In the short term, this external recognition of the IJEPR as a journal that meets the highest publishing standards makes it more attractive for authors."

Through Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics offers the scholarly community an expansive collection of scholarly research that is contained within journals that passed a rigorous and meticulous selection process. Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science features the world’s leading citation databases, containing over 18,000 high-impact journals with over 100 years of comprehensive coverage. Additionally, this newer index in the Web of Science Core Collection also leads to measurable citations and more transparency in the selection process.

To ensure the research found in these prestigious journals are made available to the academic community, IGI Global is now offering their award-winning InfoSci®-Journals for an annual subscription price, as low as $4,950 for new customers. Through this database, institutions will have access to IGI Global’s entire collection of 175+ scholarly journals, including the newly indexed journals above, which is a collection that contains 22,000+ articles with over one million citation references. Additionally, all IGI Global journals are Hybrid Open Access and when institutions invest in InfoSci-Journals, all IGI Global Open Access article processing fees will be waived for researchers within the institutions. Fees are waived once the paper is properly vetted and accepted into an IGI Global journal. For more information on this offer and additional database pricing or to recommend this database to your institution, please click here. To view all IGI Global journals indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, please click here.

A sincere thanks to the dedicated Editors-in-Chief, Managing Editors, Associate Editors, Editorial Review Boards, and all those associated with the journals for their outstanding efforts and in maintaining the high quality and ethical standards for their journals. In collaboration with IGI Global, these prestigious leaders in the academic community are ensuring the widespread dissemination of exceptional and vetted research. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to a highly-indexed journal, please view IGI Global's Call for Papers.

About Web of Science: Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science is the world’s oldest and largest publisher-neutral citation index, powering global discovery and citation analytics across the sciences, social sciences and art & humanities. With over 1.4 billion cited references going back to 1900 and millions of users per day—from leading government and academic institutions and research-intensive corporations—the Web of Science citation network serves as the foundation for the Journal Impact Factor, InCites, and other powerful and trusted citation-impact measures. The Web of Science helps researchers, research institutions, publishers, and funders discover and assess the citation impact of over a century of research publications found in the most prestigious books, conference proceedings, and journals.

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 www.igi-global.com.

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