How to Take Advantage of Free Editing Services When Publishing Under Open Access

By Mikaela Felty on Nov 30, 2021
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. As many know, author services, including professional editing, can greatly enhance scholarly work and improve the chances of work being accepted. IGI Global offers a plethora of Author Services to all its authors, editors, and contributors that range from English language copy editing and proofreading to figure, table, chart, and equation corrections. These Author Services are high quality and expeditious, AND, now any cost paid for IGI Global’s Author Services can be deducted from open access (OA) processing charges when authors elect to publish their work as OA, effectively making them “free”.
10% Contributor Discount for Author Services
IGI Global’s Author Services Offerings
IGI Global offers a wide range of Author Services. A 10% discount is currently being offered to IGI Global Authors which will automatically be applied at checkout.
woman copyediting at her desk IGI Global’s submission guidelines, regardless of the access type (OA or Subscription-Based) require authors to have their work professionally copy edited prior to final submission. Our Author Services include professional English language copy editing and proofreading for as low as US$0.06/word. This copy editing easily adheres to IGI Global’s publishing guidelines and presents editors a certificate of completion with a turnaround of as low as one day. Authors can rely on our professional native English-language copy editors to improve the manuscript and craft a cohesive writing style for multi-authored manuscripts.
IGI Global’s Scientific & Scholarly editing includes two independent reviews from Ph.D. level professionals in the author’s field of study to evaluate his/her research and provide peer review-style feedback, addressing all aspects of the paper for qualities such as originality and significance, interest to researchers, level of methodology and analysis, coverage of literature, organization, quality of writing, and strengths and weaknesses. This service assists in organizing the key ideas and concepts in the manuscript in the most comprehensive way. Over 350+ fields of study are included in this service as well. Competitively priced at as low as US$.10/word, all scientific and scholarly editing orders are guaranteed in 3-5 business days with a turnaround time of as low as one day. All review is confidential with double-blind submissions ensuring the identities of both the reviewer and author
remain private.
Streamline the development process of your manuscript by having your visual elements enhanced by IGI Global’s graphic design team. These graphic designers enhance and design all charts and figures to IGI Global’s specific standards for final production clarity. Design options include figure design, enhancement and corrections, image editing and resizing, raw data transformations, equation conversions, presentation, poster design, and much more. These services are competitively priced against comparable services with expediated turnaround times as fast as three days.
OA publishing allows authors to freely share their work, increase the publication’s visibility and citation impact (as much as an 89% Higher Download Rate), increase the publication’s index potential, and much more.
To submit work to IGI Global for consideration, please visit the following links: Whether submitting an article, chapter, or book proposal, note the submission as “Open Access” to receive the full benefits.
If you have any questions about this offering, IGI Global Author Services, and/or OA publishing at IGI Global, please do not hesitate to reach out to IGI Global’s Open Access Division ( or visit IGI Global's Open Access Publishing Page.
About IGI Global

Founded in 1988, IGI Global, an international academic publisher, is committed to producing the highest quality research (as an active full member of the Committee on Publication Ethics “COPE”) and ensuring the timely dissemination of innovative research findings through an expeditious and technologically advanced publishing process. Through their commitment to supporting the research community ahead of profitability, and taking a chance on virtually untapped topic coverage, IGI Global has been able to collaborate with over 150,000+ researchers from some of the most prominent research institutions around the world to publish the most emerging, peer-reviewed research across 350+ topics in 11 subject areas including business, computer science, education, engineering, social sciences, and more. Learn More About IGI Global >

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