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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.
  • 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.
  • All Submitted Manuscripts Must be Professionally Copy Edited
    All manuscripts submitted for consideration to IGI Global journals for prospective publication must be professionally copy edited, as not only does this substantially improve the quality of the manuscript and its chances of being accepted, but it also greatly shortens the review and revision process times. Scholarly journals are known to reject at least 80% or more of manuscripts they receive due to poor quality, specifically poor English grammar and writing style, and oftentimes do not even pass the preliminary review stage by the Editors-in-Charge prior to its submission to the review process. To aid in professional copy editing of your manuscript prior to its submission to the journal of your choice, IGI Global offers a variety of affordable author services including Copy Editing & Proofreading, Scientific & Scholarly Editing, etc.
    • Take Advantage of Free Author Services
      Authors who are publishing their manuscript as open access (OA) and have any IGI Global Author Services completed on their work prior to submission or during the review process, the full amount paid for the services will be deducted from the OA processing charge if their paper is accepted into the publication. Learn More

Journal 

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Manuscript Subtitle (optional)

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

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

Abstract 

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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