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Gold Open Access
Authors responsible for article processing charges (APCs) after acceptance.
Platinum Open Access
Article processing charges (APCs) covered by outside funding with no cost to authors.
The Open Access Journal Publishing Process
Publishing Process
Submit Manuscript to an IGI Global OA Journal
Manuscript Undergoes Double-Blind Peer Review Process
If Accepted, an OA Processing Charge Will Be Requested
Manuscript is Published Under OA with Creative Commons License
Manuscript Can Be Shared Widely Without Restrictions
Higher Usage Open access papers are 2-3 times more likely to be read than non-open access papers.
Higher Download Rates Open access papers benefit from 89% higher download rates than non-open access papers.
Higher Citation Rates Open access papers are 47% more likely to be cited than non-open access papers.
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Why Should You Publish Under OA With IGI Global?
Published work becomes available to millions of readers worldwide immediately and you can experience personal support and commitment to excellent editorial service.
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Timely Publication: Quick Turnarounds & Prompt Peer Review (No Embargoes)
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Continuous Support: In-House, Personalized Service Throughout the Entire Process
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Cutting-Edge Technology: Proprietary Technologies & Integrations With Major Open Access Platforms
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Diverse Options: Individual APCs, Platinum Funding, Institutional Open Access Agreements, & More
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Research Advancement First: IGI Global Prioritizes Research Over Profit by Forfeiting Subscription Revenue
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Unmatched Transparency: Comprehensive Visibility in Processes, Licensing, & More
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Rapid Transformation: IGI Global is One of Few Publishers That Have Completed the Open Access Transition
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Independence and Integrity: IGI Global is Committed to Maintaining its Autonomy as an Independent Publisher
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Medium-Sized, Yet Powerful: IGI Global Offers Advantages of a Medium-Sized Publisher With the Reach of a Larger Publisher
Submit to IGI Global's Highly Indexed Gold Open Access Journals
Published work is freely & fully available to millions of readers worldwide immediately, creating the opportunity for increased discoverability and an 89% higher download rate, & you experience personal support and commitment to excellent editorial service.
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Open Access Collaborations & Partnerships
Partnerships With Leading Open
Access Repositories & Platforms
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Open Access Agreements With
Influential Consortia & Institutions
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Open Access Funding Opportunities
Institutional Open
Access Agreements
IGI Global offers flexible institutional Open Access Agreements to support institutions’ faculty and researchers in garnering higher usage and potential for indexing for their work when it becomes fully and freely accessible worldwide, including options that enable:
Discounts and funding support for faculty processing charges (including no-cost options for discounts).
Support of a full open access publication (platinum open access) led by your faculty.
Discuss Customizable Options For
Your Library or Institution at
Open Access Funding Opportunities
Other Funding Resources
Search reputable funding resources to seek the most suitable option for your OA support needs.
The OA Journal Funds Learn More >
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Co-Action Publishing
The Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity Learn More >
The Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Open Access Policy Learn More >
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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