About IGI Global

Headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, IGI Global is a leading international academic publisher committed to facilitating the discovery of pioneering research that enhances and expands the body of knowledge available to the research community. Working in close collaboration with expert researchers and professionals from leading institutions, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Tsinghua University, Australian National University, IGI Global disseminates quality content within 11 core subject areas, including:

Celebrating 30 years of publishing excellence, IGI Global boasts an ever-expanding portfolio of over 4,500 reference books, 185 highly indexed journals, 100 video lectures, and a broad collection of InfoSci®-Databases, hosting IGI Global’s entire collection of advanced e-books, e-journals, and videos covering the most sought-after research concepts on one user-friendly platform. IGI Global’s commitment to providing the highest quality publications, excellent service, and a positive image coupled with a steadfast pledge to put the research community and underrepresented research concepts before profit makes IGI Global a unique and preferred publisher.

To view all of IGI Global’s products, visit the catalogs webpage and explore in-depth information on research collections that can be seamlessly utilized for personal studies, course adoption, professional development, and institutional use. Available in both interactive 3D flip book and downloadable PDF formats, IGI Global catalogs are easy to use reference guides that can help you locate the precise research you need in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Additionally, view our new 2018/2019 New Reference Book Catalog. Containing more than 600 new, authoritative reference publications, this catalog showcases edited and authored books that have been contributed by industry-leading researchers on emerging research that spans IGI Global’s 11 core subject areas. Other catalogs featured on the page include our Major Reference Works Catalog, Research Insights Catalog, our Subject Categories Catalogs, and our InfoSci-Journals and InfoSci-Books portfolios.


IGI Global is a proven, trusted, and reliable source for publishing and disseminating cutting-edge resources that fuel innovations and inspire positive societal changes. IGI Global strives to enhance the current body of scientific knowledge through close collaborations with researchers and scholars worldwide. Through a commitment to sound ethical practices, an agile publishing process, and customer-centric values, IGI Global accelerates the pace of research discoveries.


Our vision is to provide a viable and credible publishing experience for aspiring and prominent researchers who seek to expand the current body of scientific knowledge across diverse fields of study. IGI Global promotes forward-thinking discourse within the academic community by:

  • Mandating a rigorous peer review while maintaining a high level of transparency throughout the entire publishing process
  • Disseminating vetted scientific research rapidly and effectively to a worldwide audience
  • Enabling the expansion and enhancement of emerging research within underrepresented research areas