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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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As we enter 2022, IGI Global is once again set to increase its open access (OA) holdings dramatically in the new year. Having converted another batch of 30 hybrid OA/subscription-based journals to gold OA and at the same time launching three wholly new gold OA journals, there are a plethora of OA publishing opportunities for interested authors.
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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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Each week IGI Global is releasing a huge volume of open access (OA) scholarly articles and book chapters out into the open research community. Now, more than ever, it is critical that those freely accessible manuscripts become disseminated and discoverable as is their intended use.
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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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Over the past several years, academia and scholarly publishing have turned into a data-driven endeavor that hinges on the citation impact, indexing, and prestige of research. Due to this shift, academics are not only now challenged with teaching classes, conducting office hours, researching and writing, continuing education, participating in various societies and associations, and more, but they must also ensure that their research work is highly discoverable and accessible.
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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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