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Aims & Scope

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research (JIGR) publishes original research papers on all aspects of graduate research. Because our intent has been to make this journal interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in approach, publishing original and review papers, we accept literature reviews, book reviews, film reviews, position papers, empirical work, experiential reflections, and original quantitative and qualitative research. We aim to print important work that advances knowledge and therefore only publish papers that represent the highest standards of academic excellence. Why publish in The Journal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research (JIGR)? This journal provides a unique opportunity for graduate students from an accredited four-year university to share their research with a wider audience. Also, by encouraging student submissions, our desire is to promote and recognize high-quality work as part of undergraduate studies. Rapid publication: average time from submission to first decision is 90 days. High visibility: The Journal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research (JIGR) is available via many university libraries. Articles are freely and easily available to anyone through Knowledge Exchange (Southern’s Institutional Repository). All articles can be accessed for free back to Volume 1, 2009. Open Access option: The Journal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research (JIGR) is part of Knowledge Exchange, which allows authors to provide open access to their publication. Online submission: Efficient and author-friendly web-based system for submission and review. Full archive available: Every issue of The Journal of Interdisciplinary Graduate Research (JIGR) is available online from volume 1 (2009) to present via Knowledge Exchange.