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.

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:

African Studies: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: April 2020. Copyright © 2020. 1022 pages. $595.00
Global interest in African studies has been rapidly growing as researchers realize the importance of understanding the impact African communities can have on the eco...
Digital Forensics and Forensic Investigations: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: April 2020. Copyright © 2020. 562 pages. $345.00
As computer and internet technologies continue to advance at a fast pace, the rate of cybercrimes is increasing. Crimes employing mobile devices, data embedding/mini...
Cognitive Analytics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2020. Copyright © 2020. 1961 pages. $2,950.00
Due to the growing use of web applications and communication devices, the use of data has increased throughout various industries, including business and healthcare....
Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2020. Copyright © 2020. 579 pages. $495.00
Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information, as well as librarian roles as knowledge managers. As digital resource...
Cyber Warfare and Terrorism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2020. Copyright © 2020. 1697 pages. $2,350.00
Through the rise of big data and the internet of things, terrorist organizations have been freed from geographic and logistical confines and now have more power than...
Destination Management and Marketing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2020. Copyright © 2020. 1214 pages. $345.00
The marketing of a destination necessitates strategic planning, decision making, and organization. Effective positioning will result in a strong brand that develops...
Foreign Direct Investments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. 2100 pages. $2,450.00
Globalization, accelerated by information technologies, has increased the speed of business transactions and has reduced the distances between international business...
Hospital Management and Emergency Medicine: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. 627 pages. $495.00
Improvements in hospital management and emergency medical and critical care services require continual attention and dedication to ensure efficient and proper care f...
Sensor Technology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. 1618 pages. $2,450.00
Collecting and processing data is a necessary aspect of living in a technologically advanced society. Whether it’s monitoring events, controlling different variables...
Religion and Theology: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. 488 pages. $295.00
Religion is considered by many to be something of the past, but it has a lasting hold in society and influences people across many cultures. This integration of spir...