Research Anthologies - Critical Explorations

About the Collection

To ease collection development for academic, corporate, and joint-use libraries, IGI Global provides a Research Anthologies line, which includes compilations that range from 1-4 volumes in length and contains highly cited research curated by our expert Editorial Team. Containing an extensive overview of a trending topic area, these major references are compiled specifically for libraries looking to enhance their holdings with the most sought-after research findings contributed by leading international researchers, academicians, professionals, and experts within their field of study. They are essential supplements for researchers, faculty, and students who wish to gain a complete knowledge of a specific research area.

Each anthology provides extensive coverage of a cutting-edge area of interest, including the latest fundamental concepts and theories, development and design methodologies, tools and technologies, utilization and applications, organizational and social implications, managerial impacts, critical issues, and emerging trends.

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Up to a 50% Discount on Multi-Volume Research Anthologies (Update Reflected through Pricing)
  • Ideal for Library Budgets
  • Eases Collection Development
  • Hand-Selected by Expert Editorial Team
  • Provides One-Encompassing Resource
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Features of IGI Global’s Research Anthologies:

  • Content hand-selected by an expert Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Team on the latest research advancements found within IGI Global chapters and articles (100% completely unchanged from the original).
  • Published specifically for libraries to ease collection development and provide one all-encompassing resource on emerging topics for upper-level graduate and graduate-level students, researchers, and faculty in a cost-effective and timely way.
  • Produced through a quality-centric, expedited publishing process (as IGI Global is a full member of the international Committee on Publication Ethics)
  • Spans IGI Global’s 11 core subject areas including business, computer science, education, medicine and healthcare, social sciences, and more.
  • Contains research contributed by leading international researchers, academicians, professionals, and experts within their field of study.
  • Allows IGI Global authors' research to become more accessible and visible to a larger community of researchers to increase citations of their work and make it more eligible for indexing in prestigious indices, including Web of Science™ and Scopus®.
  • Available in print and electronic format.

Coverage

Spans IGI Global’s 11 core subject areas, including:

About the Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global's Research Anthologies

Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A
Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour
Executive Editor, IGI Global

Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Executive Editor of IGI Global, has decades of experience and expertise editing authoritative major reference works and scholarly journals. Some of his most recognizable career achievements have been editing the five-volume Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, First Edition (2005) which has now led up to the Fifth Edition set for release in July of 2020. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the three-volume Encyclopedia of Criminal Activities and the Deep Web (February 2020), the two-volume Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce (March 2006), along with over 24+ major reference works. Furthermore, he is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of four highly-indexed journals, the Information Resources Management Journal1,, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, the Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research. Having collaborated in the academic publishing arena for more than 30 years, he has had the opportunity to conduct his own research and writing activities as well as serve as IGI Global’s Executive Editor, cultivating some of the most innovative research findings from prominent researchers all over the world. His positive experiences leading book and journal projects paired with his strong command of the latest trending research topics inspired these comprehensive research anthologies.

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Prof. Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof. In Lee, Western Illinois University, USA
  • Prof. Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
  • Prof. Amar Gupta, Arizona University, USA
  • Prof. Craig van Slyke, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Prof. John Wang, Montclair State University, USA
  • Prof. Vishanth Weerakkody, Brunel Univeristy, UK

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Recently Released Research Anthologies:

Research Anthology on Implementing Sentiment Analysis Across Multiple Disciplines
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2022. Copyright © 2022. 2250 pages. $1,950.00
The rise of internet and social media usage in the past couple of decades has presented a very useful tool for many different industries and fields to utilize. With...
Research Anthology on Usage, Identity, and Impact of Social Media on Society and Culture
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1700 pages. $1,095.00
Much of the world has access to internet and social media. The internet has quickly become a new hub for not only communication, but also community development. In m...
Research Anthology on Securing Medical Systems and Records
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1000 pages. $695.00
With the influx of internet and mobile technology usage, many medical institutions—from doctor’s offices to hospitals—have implemented new online technologies for th...
Research Anthology on Interventions in Student Behavior and Misconduct
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2022. Copyright © 2022. 525 pages. $265.00
Academic classrooms in both K-12 and higher education feature diverse students with many different backgrounds, personalities, and attitudes toward learning. A large...
Research Anthology on Social Media Advertising and Building Consumer Relationships
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2022. Copyright © 2022. 2250 pages. $1,795.00
Social media has become a key tool that businesses must utilize in all areas of their practices to build relationships with their customer base and promote their pro...
Research Anthology on Machine Learning Techniques, Methods, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1700 pages. $1,495.00
Machine learning continues to have myriad applications across industries and fields. To ensure this technology is utilized appropriately and to its full potential, o...
Research Anthology on Makerspaces and 3D Printing in Education
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1000 pages. $595.00
Education has changed dramatically in recent years as educational technologies evolve and develop at a rapid pace. Teachers and institutions must constantly update t...
Research Anthology on Advancements in Women's Health and Reproductive Rights
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1100 pages. $1,295.00
Reproductive health and rights are critical topics in today’s society as laws and policies are continuously debated and adjusted across the world. There are many dif...
Research Anthology on Ecosystem Conservation and Preserving Biodiversity
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: April 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1915 pages. $1,795.00
In today’s rapidly evolving world, it has never been more critical to consider key environmental issues such as climate change, pollution, and endangered species. So...
Research Anthology on Vocational Education and Preparing Future Workers
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: April 2022. Copyright © 2022. 1000 pages. $495.00
Many students across the globe seek further education for future employment opportunities. Vocational schools offer direct training to develop the skills needed for...