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Inderscience is pleased to announce that the following new journal title has been registered, with publication planned for 2023:

International Journal of the Energy-Growth Nexus

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Scholarly publishing community has role to play in protecting U.S. healthcare workers from COVID-19: non-medical professionals asked to donate protective supplies to

Critical PPE items such as facemasks, goggles, gloves, and protective gowns are stockpiled in offices and facilities that have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic: from labs in universities and corporations, to machine shops, cleanrooms and engineering and construction job sites.

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International Journal of Manufacturing Research indexed by Clarivate Analytics' Emerging Sources Citation Index

Inderscience is pleased to announce that the International Journal of Manufacturing Research has been indexed by Clarivate Analytics' Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Prof. Lihui Wang, Editor in Chief of the journal, says, "The International Journal of Manufacturing Research, launched in 2006, is dedicated to disseminating the latest advances in manufacturing research at the levels of devices, machines, processes and systems. The journal is sponsored by the Swedish Production Academy, and after more than sixteen years of valuable contributions from authors, the editorial board, the publisher and the research community, IJMR has established itself as a high-quality publishing venue for researchers worldwide. As Editor in Chief, I am delighted that the journal is now indexed by Clarivate Analytics’ Emerging Sources Citation Index, as part of the Web of Science Core Collection. Going forward, IJMR aims to further advance the state of the art in manufacturing research, in order to contribute to a sustainable and resilient environment for all."

International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies is now an open access-only journal

We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies is now an Open Access-only journal. All accepted articles submitted from 14 July 2022 onwards will be Open Access, and will require an article processing charge of US $1500.


Editorial appointments

New editors have been appointed as follows:

Dr. Fabrizio Anniballi to the Botulinum Journal.

Prof. Yaodong Gu to the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology.

Prof. Kean C. Aw to the International Journal of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics.

Prof. Paolo Crippa to the International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies.

Dr. Luna Leoni to the International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education.

Prof. Natalia Kryvinska to the International Journal of Services, Economics and Management.

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The following sample issues have been made available since the previous edition of Highlights. All of their articles can be accessed for free.
Computing, Mathematics and Communications
Int. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics
Int. J. of Data Science
Int. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling
Int. J. of Information and Coding Theory
Int. J. of Web Engineering and Technology
Economics and Finance
African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance
Int. J. of Diplomacy and Economy
Energy and Environment
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development
Int. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology
Int. J. of Environment and Pollution
Int. J. of Power and Energy Conversion
Healthcare and Biosciences
Int. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design
Management and Business
Int. J. of Business Process Integration and Management
Int. J. of Corporate Governance
Int. J. of Multicriteria Decision Making
Int. J. of Product Development
Int. J. of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage
Int. J. of Work Innovation
J. for Int. Business and Entrepreneurship Development
Science, Engineering and Technology
Int. J. of Abrasive Technology
Int. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering
Int. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
Int. J. of Mining and Mineral Engineering
Int. J. of Vehicle Design
Int. J. of Vehicle Noise and Vibration
J. of Design Research
Society and Leisure
Int. J. of Happiness and Development

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The following open access articles have been made available for free since the previous newsletter.
Computing, Mathematics and Communications
An enhanced RSA algorithm using Gaussian interpolation formula
Int. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology
Education, Knowledge and Learning
A framework for effectively utilising human grading input in automated short answer grading
Int. J. of Mobile Learning and Organisation
Changes of assessment in remote learning: educators' perceptions and findings
Int. J. of Learning and Change
Household demand for private tutoring in Tunisia
Int. J. of Education Economics and Development
Navigating multilevel challenges in learning design: an investigation of novice designer teams' learning trajectory
Int. J. of Mobile Learning and Organisation
Energy and Environment
A life cycle perspective to sustainable hydrogen powered maritime systems – functional and technical requirements
Int. J. of Product Lifecycle Management
Noble isotopic gas fractionation characteristics of China's first batch commercial shale wells in the early production stage
Int. J. of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology
Healthcare and Biosciences
Toward a sustainable social healthcare enterprise development model
Int. J. of Productivity and Quality Management
Management and Business
A multicriteria decision support approach for evaluating highly complex adaptive reuse plans
Int. J. of Multicriteria Decision Making
Attraction and subsidy analysis of the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road: A hub line location approach
Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Changes in productivity and labour relations: artificial intelligence in the automotive sector in Portugal
Int. J. of Automotive Technology and Management
Global and local supply chain sourcing design: cost and delivery reliability comparison in unimodal and intermodal transportation
Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chain and implications for the Belt and Road Initiative
Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Organisational resources as facilitators and inhibitors of green performance: non-linearities, interactions and international differences
European Journal of International Management
(r, Q) inventory management in complex distribution systems of the One Belt One Road initiative
Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Public Policy and Administration
Revealing the fraud at the end of the fiscal year at local government agencies in Indonesia
Int. J. of Public Sector Performance Management
Harnessing collective wisdom at a fraction of the time using Structured Dialogic Design Process in a virtual communication context
Int. J. of Applied Systemic Studies
Science, Engineering and Technology
Process concatenation to reduce thermal changes in machine tools
Int. J. of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems
Rammed earth as bi-modulus material: experimental and analytical investigations through Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beam models
Int. J. of Masonry Research and Innovation

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The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience, and some have been featured in the scientific and business press as well as the international media:
A framework for enhancing privacy in online collaboration
Applying fuzzy logic for multicriteria performance analysis of social media networking
Colour image encryption using an improved version of stream cipher and chaos
DeepVeil: deep learning for identification of face, gender, expression recognition under veiled conditions
Detecting cyberbullying in Spanish texts through deep learning techniques
Detection of spammers disseminating obscene content on Twitter
Exploring the effects of personality characteristics and demographic factors on WeChat involvement among adults
Machine learning classifiers with pre-processing techniques for rumour detection on social media: an empirical study
Machine learning techniques for automated policy violation reporting
Privacy preserving data mining – past and present
The excessive utilisation of social networking sites affects the symptom severity across patients with anxiety disorder
Using a DNA tape as a key for encrypt images
Using seagull optimisation algorithm to select mobile service in cloud and edge computing environment
Volatile memory forensics of privacy aware browsers
Website user experience model: testing on journalists
Economics and Finance
COVID-19 crisis – an opportunity for mainstreaming digital financial transactions
How can fear impact economic decisions in pandemic contexts at the light of decision-making systems? An approach to the COVID-19 case
Impact assessment of COVID-19 on digital payment: an Indian perspective
Education, Knowledge and Learning
A critical review of Australia's China-dominant education supply chain
Detecting students at risk using machine learning: applications to business education
Does smartphone affect work-life balance, stress and satisfaction among teachers during online education?
Medical education in Covid-19 pandemic: e-learning based professionalising activities
Optimisation of plagiarism detection using vector space model on CUDA architecture
Tracking English language learners' progress through a gamified social visualisation tool to increase motivation and performance
Energy and Environment
Agricultural digital twins
Analysis of wastewater from medical institutions in India
Clustering analysis of soil microbial community at global scale
Current status of e-waste management in Vietnam
Examining the transition of natural disaster management for climate change
Generation of bioelectricity using vegetable and fruit wastes
Micrometeorology of the agricultural terraces and stone walls and impacts on biodiversity in the Mediterranean landscape of Greece
Performance analysis of concentrating solar cookers with a different geometry: comparative study
Healthcare and Biosciences
A deep learning approach for detecting the behaviour of people having personality disorders towards COVID-19 from Twitter
Homology modelling and docking studies of strictosidine ß-D-glucosidase from Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Bunge)
Impact of COVID-19 on individuals' mental health and preventive health behaviours: a conceptual framework
Machine learning methods for predicting the biological activities of molecules in high diverse databases
Management and Business
A framework for enhancing the influence of Facebook advertising: the key role of personalisation and interactivity
Association rule mining for job seekers' profiles based on personality traits and Facebook usage
Consumer awareness regarding harmful chemicals in everyday products
COVID-19 work from home stressors and the degree of its impact: employers and employees actions
Digitalising backpacker to travel vlogger
Gender diversity on corporate boards: does it really make a difference?
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chain and implications for the Belt and Road Initiative
Impact of online ratings on the box office collection of Bollywood movies
Revival of Kashmiri saffron industry: an exploratory study
Suspicion of manipulation on Instagram: is the consumer being duped?
The glass ceiling phenomenon in the US and EU labour market: a comparative study
The perfect match! Open innovation platforms – assets for collaborative start-ups
Public Policy and Administration
On the legal nature of gamete donation
Why governments should tax animal production: a system approach to internalise the externalities of agriculture
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
New digital public health tools: privacy by design in contact tracing mobile apps for COVID-19
One Health-inspired early implementation of airborne disease spread mitigation protocols aided by IoT-based biosensor network
Science, Engineering and Technology
Rapid detection and identification of major vegetable pests based on machine learning
Society and Leisure
A bibliometric analysis of COVID-19's impact on the sharing economy
Adoption of mobile wallet services: an empirical analysis
Analysis of the factors that determine cinema attendance
COVID-19-induced financial anxiety and state of the subjective wellbeing among the Bangladeshi middle class: the effects of demographic conditions
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the digital transformation and digital frauds in the US economy
Intentions towards work post-retirement: a mediator-moderator analysis through job satisfaction and age
Why some people are not as happy as they could be: the role of unobservable subjective factors

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