Publishing Tomorrow's Research Today!
Find the journal most well-suited for your manuscript among IGI Global's nearly 200 fully open access journals seeking submissions.
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
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Higher Usage
Open access papers are 2-3 times more likely to be read than non-open access papers.
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Higher Download Rates
Open access papers benefit from 89% higher download rates than non-open access papers.
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Higher Citation Rates
Open access papers are 47% more likely to be cited than non-open access papers.
Authors Retain Copyright Under Creative Commons Licensing (CC BY 4.0)
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about Open Access Publishing
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 Process
In the rapid-paced research ecosystem, timeliness is crucial. At IGI Global, you can enjoy the fastest possible turnaround from submission to final publication.
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Personalized Editorial Support
Experience one-on-one editorial support throughout your entire open access publishing journey. Our team will collaborate with authors and the Editor-in-Chief to facilitate a seamless editorial process for your submission, ensuring that your final paper is effectively shared throughout your network.
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Trusted by Scholars Worldwide
Join hundreds of thousands of scholars who trust IGI Global to publish their pioneering research findings in our growing set of 175+ open access journals in Business, STM, and Education
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Ethical Rigor and Quality Assurance
All open access submissions undergo a time-tested ethical rigor through peer review. If accepted for publication, your paper will receive meticulous line-by-line copy editing to ensure its highest quality (as a full member of COPE, we are obliged to uphold these standards).
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Global Reach and Impact
Maximize Your Research Impact: Embrace the power of open access research and witness immediate delivery of your publication through major research discovery channels, including ResearchGate, ProQuest, EBSCO, and more. Open access ensures your work is freely shared, read, and cited by the global research community, significantly increasing your paper's potential reach and overall impact.
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35 Years of Publishing Excellence
With a rich history of 35 years in independent publishing, IGI Global recently transitioned its journal collection to open access in accordance with funding mandates, such as PlanS, prevalent throughout Europe and many others globally. Throughout this transition, IGI Global maintains the same unwavering commitment to quality and ethical standards.
Publishing Under IGI Global's Open Access Journal Program

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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Journal of Database Management (JDM)
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International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR)
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Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC)
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Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM)
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International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS)
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International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining (IJDWM)
Included in Prestigious Indices
Find the journal most well-suited for your manuscript among
IGI Global's nearly 200 open access journals seeking submissions.
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
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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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For full disclosure on Open Access policies, ethicality, and best practices for IGI Global OA publications:
Policies & Ethical Guidelines OA Advisory Board Archiving & Indexing OA Funding Resources OA Processing Charges