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To maintain strict ethical standards, the double-blind peer review is a key step in IGI Global’s publishing process for both books and journals.
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Indexing is of paramount importance in publishing, especially when it comes to journals. Driven by institutional mandates, university departments, and an insistence that faculty only receive credit when publishing in journals listed in specific indices, it is clear that indexing has become a necessity for the survival of a journal.
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When submitting an article or chapter manuscript to any publication, there are lots of items that authors must check off their list to ensure that there are no hiccups that could potentially cause a delay or halt in publication.
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Edited books are currently one of the most popular book formats due to their ability to house varied and diverse perspectives on a central theme, making them a valuable acquisition to libraries worldwide. However, edited books rely completely on an editor’s ability to recruit enough relevant submissions to fulfill the requisite number of chapters needed to produce a high-quality title.
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Completing an academic reference book is a major accomplishment and milestone in a researcher’s career. It is hoped that at the official release of the book, the Editor or Author finally gets the opportunity to see their hard work rewarded as other researchers and scholars start implementing the book into their own research.
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As open access (OA) publishing becomes more widespread and continues to gain popularity among researchers due to its many benefits, some may be disappointed that their past work was published in a time when open access was not available to them and are wondering if there is anything they can do to change the access status of their publications.
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It is our mission at IGI Global to publish timely, innovative knowledge. We understand the importance of representing a wide array of research from every region of the world. Just as important as allowing even the most niche research areas to make their mark on the academic research community, researchers at all stages of their careers should also be given the platform to share their advanced research results.
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For over 30 years, IGI Global has been committed to ethical publication practices. In 2017, IGI Global was formally recognized by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) as a viable, ethical, and prestigious publisher of scholarly content. As a full member of COPE, IGI Global takes the care needed in ensuring that all its publications are produced under the most ethical standards and enhance the field of scholarly knowledge.
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In recent months, with the adjustment to a continuous publication frequency, IGI Global has become much more liberal in allowing a higher number of journal special issues to be published annually. Through special issues there is a tremendous opportunity to solicit high-quality manuscripts for journals; however, if not managed with the utmost care, they could be extremely detrimental to the quality of a journal.
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Including visual elements in scholarly publications is often necessary to adequately convey and back up certain research findings. However, these elements, which include images, figures, tables, graphs, charts, etc., can oftentimes provide challenges for researchers, as ensuring their quality in the final publication can be difficult.
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Having a book listed in numerous global indexing and abstracting services improves the discoverability and usage of the research contained within. Thus, it is important that researchers strive to set the book up for maximum indexing potential.
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What if you could receive pre-publication editing services, improve the quality of your work, AND have your work then published as open access, all at minimal to no cost? IGI Global just recently launched a benefit where you truly can have it all.
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With each passing day, there are more and more trending research topics that are considered popular and highly profitable as they are at the forefront of the academic community’s focus. However, there are even more research topics that are considered less mainstream, in fact quite niche, but no less important.
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The International Journal of Practical Healthcare Innovation and Management Techniques (IJPHIMT), formerly known as the International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM), is now live at IGI Global. The journal title was adjusted to match its new expanded scope and mission: disseminating original, high-quality, peer-reviewed articles and research on healthcare-related practical innovations and healthcare management.
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The COVID-19 pandemic impacted every facet of global society. Many industries were disrupted and had to learn new skills and strategies to adapt to the “new normal” for the sake of health, safety, and economic stability. In the wake of this historic pandemic, researchers examined not only the actions taken during the pandemic, but also studied the possible strategies to pursue in future times of crisis.
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In the world of open research, the label “free” is used quite frequently. However, while there are no paywalls or restrictions of any kind to access the published open content, the process for publishing such work does not come without cost. Publishers work tirelessly to ensure that open research is published with the highest level of quality, integrity, and accuracy, and this means a tremendous investment of time and resources.
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While the peer review and revision phase in academic publishing may seem tedious, exhaustive, unnecessary, and time consuming to many scholars, what many don’t fully understand is how helpful and critical it is ensuring the highest level of accuracy, integrity, and quality for published research results. When a manuscript undergoes peer review, authors can benefit from constructive feedback provided by other experts in the field – oftentimes feedback that discusses the positives and the negatives of the piece with recommendations on how to further improve it.
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IGI Global is pleased to announce that the 2023 book copyright (books published between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023) has formally opened. Proposal submissions are encouraged for editors and authors choosing to publish between these dates.
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In 2017, the international Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) council conducted an extensive and rigorous year-long review process in which every aspect of IGI Global was carefully examined. IGI Global was then formally recognized by COPE as a viable, ethical, and prestigious publisher of scholarly content.
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IGI Global is currently accepting proposals for Gold Open Access (OA) and Diamond/Platinum Open Access (OA) journals for 2023 inauguration consideration. Open access models remove subscription pricing and permission barriers and garner a larger audience; including those who could not previously access this valuable emerging research.
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