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IGI Global is now making it easier than ever for authors to convert their previously published subscription-based (standard access) content to open access (OA).
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Through the University of North Texas’ investment in IGI Global e-Collections, the institution was able to support publishing the Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications, edited by Dr. Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, from this institution, under diamond OA. Additionally, this initiative is providing unlimited OA article processing charge and chapter processing charge waivers for their institution.
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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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Whether serving on a review board for an academic publication or contributing to that publication as an author, it is of the utmost importance that any academic or professional affiliation that is tied to your published work and/or review activities be as accurate as possible.
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With open access (OA) taking academic publishing by storm, authors often find themselves having to convert their form of currency to that of what the publisher accepts when trying to pay OA article processing charges (APCs) and chapter processing charges (CPCs).
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As we settle into the new year, it is important to stay up to date on the everchanging research trends and emerging concepts rocking the academic world.
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There are many ways to work with IGI Global including submitting a book proposal, journal proposal, or special issue proposal, or becoming a reviewer.
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With the continuing upheaval in the job market of employees leaving en-masse, many are familiar with a chorus of employers asking, “Why?”
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Success in Open Access (OA) publishing does not just stem from published OA works, but the metadata infrastructure that works behind the scenes to ensure maximum optimization of accessibility of open and freely available publications.
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As open access (OA) is continually on the rise, OA business models are transforming and becoming more diverse.
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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 of January 2022, IGI Global began including line-by-line English language copy editing and proofreading as part of the service offering associated with paid open access Article Processing Charges (APCs) and Chapter Processing Charges (CPCs), significantly helping authors polish their work and put their best foot forward as their manuscripts become freely accessible to the world.
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The digital world is rapidly changing and there is a substantial amount of data and information being shared online all over the world, creating a critical need for simultaneous security and privacy applications. Blockchain technology is transforming the way we do business and is helping to significantly reduce costs and boost efficiency, while also interacting with cyber security and enhancing the security of shared data, making it difficult or impossible to hack or cheat the system.
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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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Technology is impacting education now more than ever. This stems from not only the rapid increase of technology use in the classroom, but the urgent need for students and teachers to be able to easily connect from a distance when in-person teaching and learning is not possible.
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