Awards

IGI Global’s Awards Programs

In order to recognize the outstanding efforts of its contributors and collaborators, IGI Global offers various internal award programs to identify impactful research that significantly enhances the body of knowledge available to the academic community. Please view IGI Global’s Awards below:

IGI Global Journals Distinguished Fellowship

This fellowship is awarded to one IGI Global Editor-in-Chief (EIC) annually. The EIC must exhibit a record of success in raising citation, visibility, and scholarship of their journal. They must also secure an adequate quantity of submissions from industry leading authors and publish each journal issue on a timely basis. In addition, this honor highlights exceptional work in gaining recognition of the journal in top indices.

Award Recipients:
2017

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain)
2016

John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
2015

Lawrence Tomei (Robert Morris University, USA)
2014

Christopher G. Reddick (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
2013

Don Albert (Sam Houston State University, USA)
2012
Ned Kock (Texas A&M International University, USA)
2011

Felix Han (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)

Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards

This award recognizes outstanding research and forward-thinking content contained within 11 different journal articles – the best of each subject. Nominated by Editor-in-Chiefs, these journal articles contain vetted, innovative research that greatly expands and improves knowledge within the research community. Criteria to receive this award include:

  • Contribution to the field
  • Originality of the research
  • Practicality of research/results
  • Quality of writing
  • Rigor of the research
  • Substantive research and methodology
Award Recipients:
"Evaluating the Effects of Service Quality, Customer Satisfaction, and Service Value on Behavioral Intentions with Life Insurance Customers in India"
Featured in International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology (IJSSMET) 8(3), written by Prof. Rajat Gera (Department of Management and Commerce, Manav Rachna University, Prof. Faridabad, (Haryana, India), Prof. Sanjiv Mittal (University School of Management Studies, GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India), Prof. Dharminder Kumar Batra (International Management Institute, New Delhi, India) and Prof. B Prasad (Department of Management and Commerce. Manav Rachna University, Faridabad, Haryana, India)
"Disease Surveillance System for Big Climate Data Processing and Dengue Transmission"
Featured in International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) 8(2), written by Prof. Gunasekaran Manogaran (School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India) and Prof. Daphne Lopez (School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India).
"Mobile Affordances and Learning Theories in Supporting and Enhancing Learning"
Featured in International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) 9(2), written by Prof. Kathryn MacCallum (Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand), Prof. Stephanie Day (Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand), Prof. David Skelton (Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand) and Prof. Michael Verhaart (Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand).
"A Feasibility Study in Energy Harvesting from Piezoelectric Keyboards"
Featured in International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE) 6(2), written by Prof. Tom Page (Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom).
"Seismic Reliability Evaluation of Structural Systems for Different Soil Conditions"
Featured in International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (IJGEE) 8(2), written by Prof. Francisco Javier Villegas Mercado (Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA), Prof. Hamoon Azizsoltani (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA), Prof. J. Ramon Gaxiola-Camacho (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA) and Prof. Achintya Haldar (Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA).
"Testing a Commercial BCI Device for In-Vehicle Interfaces Evaluation: A Simulator and Real-World Driving Study"
Featured in International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications (IJMCMC) 8(2), written by Prof. Nicolas Louveton (University of Luxembourg, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg), Prof. Korok Sengupta (University of Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany), Prof. Rod McCall (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg), Prof. Raphael Frank (University of Luxembourg, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg) and Prof. Thomas Engel (University of Luxembourg, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg).
"Using Key Performance Indicators to Reduce Perceived Perioperative Complexity and Improve Patient Workflow"
Featured in International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI) 12(4), written by Prof. Jim Ryan (College of Business, Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, USA), Prof. Barbara Doster (University Hospital, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA), Prof. Sandra Daily (Duke Medical Center, Durham, N.C., USA) and Prof. Carmen Lewis (Sorrel College of Business, Troy University, Dothan, AL, USA).
"Exploiting the Homomorphic Property of Visual Cryptography"
Featured in International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) 9(2), written by Prof. Xuehu Yan (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China), Prof. Yuliang Lu (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China), Prof. Lintao Liu (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China), Prof. Song Wan (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China), Prof. Wanmeng Ding (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China) and Prof. Hanlin Liu (Hefei Electronic Engineering Institute, Hefei, China).

Read the full press release here. View the previous winners of the Excellence in Research Journal Awards:

Academic Librarian Sponsorship Program

As a proud diamond sponsor of the Annual Charleston Conference, IGI Global awards one librarian a travel stipend to attend the conference on an annual basis. This stipend enables librarians to grow professionally and increase their understanding of the changing state of knowledge resources. It is awarded to a librarian who has made significant contributions to the library information science field. For more information on this award, please click here.

Award Recipients:
2016

Caroline Muglia (University of Southern California, USA)
2015

Cynthia Hart (Tidewater Community College, USA)
2014

Carolyn Schubert (James Madison University, USA)
2013

David Brennan (Penn State University, USA)
2013

Latanya N. Jenkins (Temple University, USA)
2013

Amelia Mowry (Wayne State University, USA)

Contributor Honors and Awards

As a leader in providing quality, forward-thinking research to the academic community, IGI Global contributors, books, journals, and databases have been recognized in various industry award programs including:

Impact of Meat Consumption on Health and Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Talia Raphaely and Dr. Dora Marinova (Curtin University)

Awarded the “2016 Best in the World” and “2017 Best Sustainable Food Book” Gourmand Awards


Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings
Dr. Karen Rasmussen , Dr. Pamela Northrup and Dr. Robin Colson (University of West Florida, USA)

2017 Honorable Mention, University Professional & Continuing Education Association's Phillip E. Frandson Award







Dr. B.B. Gupta (National Institute of Technology Kurukshtra, India)
Co-Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC) and editor of Handbook of Research on Modern Cryptographic Solutions for Computer and Cyber Security

Awarded the “ Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award



Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development
Dr. Elena Railean (University of European Studies, Republic of Moldova & Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Republic of Moldova)

Awarded the Gold Medal at the 2017 European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation Conference (Euroinvent)


Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education
Dr. Elena Railean (European University of Moldova, Moldova), Dr. Gabriela Walker (University of South Dakota, USA), Prof. Atilla Elçi (Aksaray University, Turkey) and Dr. Liz Jackson (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Awarded the Silver Metal at the 2017 European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation Conference (Euroinvent)

For More Information


For more information on these awards or information on how you can submit your IGI Global publication for an award, please email communications@igi-global.com.