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We will guide you through a 5-step process to gather all information required to submit your manuscript. You may work through the 5 steps at your own pace, and save your progress at any time. Once all of the information is gathered, you will have the opportunity to review your details before submitting.

As the corresponding author for this manuscript, you will be the direct link between your team and the journal editor and IGI Global. To ensure effective communication, please check that you are able to receive emails from journalsubmissionsystemadmin@igi-global.com.
  • Ensure your manuscript has been professionally copy edited
    Having your manuscript professionally copy edited can greatly increase the likelihood of it being accepted for publication. To assist you, IGI Global offers a variety of editorial services including English language copy editing. Learn More
  • Review documentation
    Please ensure all applicable items from the Before You Write Guide and Author Checklist have been completed. Having trouble adhering to IGI Global’s style guidelines? IGI Global offers a variety of editorial services to assist you with resolving all formatting issues. Learn More
  • Create your manuscript project by saving your manuscript information
    Complete the form below to save your manuscript in our system. All of your saved manuscripts can be managed from the Manuscripts page, which can be accessed by clicking the "Manuscripts" link within the "Projects" navigation at the top of the web page. Be sure to bookmark the Manuscripts page for easy access.
  • Complete the remaining 4 steps to submit your manuscript
    Work through the remaining steps by clicking the "Continue" button at the bottom of each page, or to jump to a specific step by clicking the numbered step hyperlinks at the top of the page.
  • Hybrid Open Access
    Authors have the choice of submitting their article manuscript as a standard submission or as an open access submission for the journal of their choice. Once the peer review process is completed, and the article manuscript is accepted by the Editor(s)-in-Chief of the journal, authors electing the open access option will be prompted to then pay an article processing fee in order to freely share the research under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licensing.


Manuscript Title   

Maximum length: 100 characters. Must be title case. Character count: 0

Manuscript Subtitle (optional)

Maximum length: 50 characters. Must be title case. Character count: 0


Comma separated list of 8-15 keywords that figure prominently in your manuscript. These words should primarily include important vocabulary, names of people, and names of organizations. We will use these terms to generate the index for the journal issue. Please do not include words that are part of the journal title or manuscript title.
Maximum length: 200 characters. Must be title case. Must be comma separated.
Character count: 0


Your abstract should provide readers with an overview of the content of your manuscript. It is important that your abstract clearly states the purpose of your manuscript and summarizes the content. Do not use first or second person (I, me, my, we, us, our, you...). Instead use "this manuscript per the authors".
Minimum length: 500 characters. Maximum length: 1,100 characters. Must be one (1) paragraph.
Character count: 0

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