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Approval Status: Initial Submission
IGI Global's Acquisitions team will use the following information to conduct the initial assessment of your proposed publication. Filling out each section thoughtfully and thoroughly will help expedite the review process of your proposal.

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Last name*:  
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Editor/Author Information
Please enter all editors/authors on this project.
Editor/Author #1
First Name (Given Name)  
Middle Name (optional)
Last Name (Surname/Family Name)  
Highest Degree Earned  
Research Areas  
Add Editor/Author #2
If Applicable:
Are you submitting this proposal in response to an invitation? If so, please list the contact and type of invitation.
Ex. - John Smith sent me an email asking if I wanted to publish an edited book
IMPORTANT: If you were referred by a colleague or are submitting this book proposal in response to an invitation you received from a Book Series Editor-in-Chief, please specify their name in this field (and the book series title, if applicable).
Ex.- John Smith (jsmith@university.edu) referred me; OR
Ex.- John Smith, EIC of [insert IGI Global book series name], referred me to publish a book for his book series
Open Access Publishing  

Funding Body
Please enter the information for the entity that will be providing the open access funding for this book publication.
Funding Body Name  
Funding Body Email  
Funding Body Address
Address 1  
Address 2  
Postal Code  
Funding Body Point of Contact  
Funding Body Point of Contact Email  
Funding Compliance
Please list any special requirements the journal must follow to comply with funding, if any.  
Tentative Titles  
Please provide 3-5 title suggestions. We ask that titles are kept concise without the use of subtitles. Commonly used keywords should be included within the title to assist potential readers in searching for the title.
Indexing Keywords  
The inclusion of 3-10 indexing keywords will better assist us in categorizing your title.
A brief synopsis of your publication should include a concise definition of the subject area as well as an overview of what the publication will be about. You may also include an introduction to the topic with an explanation of the discipline and its implications.
Tentative Table of Contents/Topic Coverage  
Please list all areas of possible coverage, including topics to be covered within the publication.
Objectives, Impact, and Value  
Please explain the benefits of this publication, why it should be published, and how the theme will impact your field of research.
Target Audience and Potential Uses  
Identify potential contexts in which this book will be used and to what market this book is appropriate for.
Plan for Reaching Contributors (for edited books only)  
Please identify the specific networks, conferences, research groups, website plans, list-servs, and other venues through which to solicit chapters for your publication. We recommend a minimum of 7-10 specific names of venues.
Publication Platform  
Please select one of the following publication formats:

Publication Format Considerations
Please consider the following:
The anticipated length of the book in terms of word counts and page counts.  
Approximately how many chapters you anticipate for inclusion in this title.  
Approximate number of figures and illustrations.  
If the figures and illustrations will be highly complex and detailed, requiring color printing (optional).
Approximately how many equations or formulas you plan to incorporate into the work (please list zero if there are none).  
Any supplementary materials (video content, complimentary website, teaching notes, etc.) (optional).
Tentative Project Timeline  
Please identify approximately when you would be able to submit the final manuscript for publication.

Marketing Considerations  
Please explain where your book can be marketed including any conferences, organizations, networks, universities, etc. where this title could be promoted, as well as any associations you are affiliated with. Please also explain how it will differ from other books on the market and feel free to include existing titles that could compete with your title and how your title is distinguished from these competitors.
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