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Technology Innovation Spotlight: UNITED KINGDOM

By IGI Global on Mar 27, 2017
Technology Innovation Spotlight: UNITED KINGDOM

The United Kingdom, comprised of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is located off the northwestern coast of Europe. It is bordered by Ireland, the Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea, North Sea and English Channel. The UK is known for the London Eye, which is the world's largest Ferris wheel and a popular tourist attraction. This region is also known for the Tower of London, Stonehenge, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. The capital of the UK is London, and the population is approximately 63,182,000.

The British excel in innovation and discovery in science and technology. Some of their significant inventions include the World Wide Web, television, steam locomotive, theory of evolution, telephone and the English language. In addition, most popular sports such as football, cricket, rugby and tennis were all derived from the British.

IGI Global is proud to partner with British innovators on various levels. With over 1,000 affiliates spanning the country, these authors and editors advance and support the quality of academic content that IGI Global has become known for. These scholars stem from some of the world’s most esteemed research universities, including University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, University College London, University of Edinburgh, Sheffield Hallam University, Aston University, Durham University and more.

It is also an honor for IGI Global to work with influential British partners and researchers from major institutions around the country, including preferred partnerships with Eurospan, EBSCO, Dawson Books, Starkmann and Prenax Ltd. to highlight a few. Eurospan is a renowned leader in marketing and sales, and it also serves as a distribution agency for publishers from North America, Africa and Asia Pacific. IGI Global publications can easily be purchased through Eurospan's website as well.

As a leader in innovation, IGI Global also works closely with consortia in the UK, including Eduserv, a consortia group which provides personalized IT solutions to organizations, universities and research councils in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Chest Agreement provides universities and colleges online resources for their institutional needs. Providing solutions for over 15 years, Eduserv has provided over 700 organizations, universities and colleges access to IT related resources. The IGI Global and Chest Agreements for e-books, journals and videos provide more detailed information.

View IGI Global research pertaining to the United Kingdom here.

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