Research Notes

About the Collection

These titles provide succinct and fluid explanations of the most cutting-edge concepts, theories, predictions, and implementations on niche topics in emerging research areas. These publications aim to deliver forward-thinking, in-depth summaries through overviews of trending topic areas, in-field case studies, and exploratory examinations. Sized and priced appropriately, these concise, advanced, and timely resources are perfect for supplementary course usage, and are targeted towards instructors and students, as well as researchers, professionals and practitioners looking for the most recent and innovative research in their field. IGI Global offers both authored and edited publication formats for these consolidated collections – Research Essentials are provided in an edited collaboration, while Research Insights are solely authored.

Research Notes Publications:

Fostering Positive Civic Engagement Among Millennials: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Darrell Hucks (Keene State College, USA), Tanya Sturtz (Keene State College, USA), Katherine Tirabassi (Keene State College, USA)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 100 pages. $135.00
The millennial generation is quickly becoming more prominent in the political, economic, and social aspects of modern society. Studying new techniques which foster p...
A Simplex Approach to Learning, Cognition, and Spatial Navigation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Pio Alfredo Di Tore (University of Salerno, Italy)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 88 pages. $125.00
Perception plays a key role in numerous aspects of life in contemporary society. By developing tools to effectively measure perception and spatial recognition, a ran...
Exploring the Global Competitiveness of Agri-Food Sectors and Serbia's Dominant Presence: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Svetlana Ignjatijević (University of Business Academy in Novi Sad, Serbia), Drago Cvijanovic (University of Kragujevac, Serbia)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 159 pages. $165.00
The agricultural and food sectors have developed into a prominent industry, impacting economic markets on an international scale. In certain regions, there is a sign...
Influence of Public Policy on Small Social Enterprises: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Chi Maher (St. Mary's University, UK)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 144 pages. $155.00
Social enterprises boost the economic landscape and benefit causes that are important to society in general. Examining the role of public policy within these small i...
Smart Grid Test Bed Using OPNET and Power Line Communication: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jun-Ho Huh (Catholic University of Pusan, South Korea)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 234 pages. $225.00
Smart technology has significantly enhanced the efficient management of electric power supply systems. Despite the benefits of these advances, the complexity of such...
Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level
John Mendy (University of Lincoln, UK)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 288 pages. $195.00
New aspects of human resource management and organizational behavior have emerged in recent years. As such, it has become imperative to facilitate proper educational...
HCI Challenges and Privacy Preservation in Big Data Security
Daphne Lopez (VIT University, India), M.A. Saleem Durai (VIT University, India)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 235 pages. $215.00
Privacy protection within large databases can be a challenge. By examining the current problems and challenges this domain is facing, more efficient strategies can b...
Evaluating Media Richness in Organizational Learning
Albert Gyamfi (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), Idongesit Williams (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 225 pages. $185.00
The application of emerging multimedia innovations can significantly benefit organizations across different sectors. These tools aid in increasing competitive advant...
Digital Initiatives for Literacy Development in Elementary Classrooms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sally Ann Brown (Georgia Southern University, USA)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 171 pages. $175.00
Children of today are growing up in technology-rich environments and spend countless hours engaged with digital tools. It is essential that educators take advantage...
Web-Based Behavioral Therapies for Mental Disorders
Sitwat Usman Langrial (Sur University College, Oman)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 290 pages. $255.00
The treatment of mental disorders has changed with the evolution of new technologies. The use of the web and computing tools to treat mental illness provides the abi...