Major Reference Works

About the Collection

Major Reference Works exhibit in-depth research coverage and comprehensive assessments on inclusive topics and research methodologies. These publications vary in coverage and length and offer a sound and complete reference source for all audiences, making them integral acquisitions for libraries. Handbooks of Research provide concise, focused examinations and are typically 1-3 volumes in length. Contributed to by hundreds of international authors, Encyclopedias consist of 3-10 volumes sets and contain expansive knowledge focused on a particular discipline or topic area. Dictionaries contain cutting-edge terminology and relevant industry terms related to all aspects of research contained within IGI Global's 11 subject areas. Finally, Critical Explorations, covering insight into the latest fundamental concepts, methodologies, technologies, and applications, range from 1-4 volumes in length and include content carefully selected from IGI Global’s most prestigious front list titles.



Major Reference Works Publications:

Multigenerational Online Behavior and Media Use: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. 1620 pages. $2,250.00
The rapid evolution of technology continuously changes the way people interact, work, and learn. By examining these advances from a sociological perspective, researc...
National Security: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. 750 pages. $495.00
The tactical organization and protection of resources is a vital component for any governmental entity. Effectively managing national security through various networ...
Green Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. 1620 pages. $2,250.00
The issues of sustainability and corporate social responsibility have become vital discussions in many industries within the public and private sectors. In the busin...
TPACK: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $335.00
Educational technologies are becoming commonplace entities in classrooms as they provide more options and support for teachers and students. However, many teachers a...
Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. 2331 pages. $1,950.00
In a diverse society, the ability to cross communication barriers is critical to the success of any individual personally, professionally, and academically. With the...
Substance Abuse and Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $435.00
Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. Addiction takes many forms and has the potential to im...
Civic Engagement and Politics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. 1620 pages. $2,395.00
Creating transparency between government and citizens through outreach and engagement initiatives is critical to promoting community development and is also an essen...
Police Science: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $330.00
Violent behavior is an unavoidable aspect of human nature, and as such, it has become deeply integrated into modern society. In order to protect and defend citizens,...
Handbook of Research on International Collaboration, Economic Development, and Sustainability in the Arctic
Vasilii Erokhin (Harbin Engineering University, China), Tianming Gao (Harbin Engineering University, China), Xiuhua Zhang (Harbin Engineering University, China)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $235.00
Global interest in the exploration of the Arctic has been growing rapidly. As the Arctic becomes a global resource base and trade corridor between the continents, it...
Handbook of Research on Value Creation for Small and Micro Social Enterprises
Chi Maher (St. Mary's University Twickenham, UK)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 580 pages. $295.00
In the corporate world, businesses are focused on increasing their revenues but ignore the cries of social and environmental concerns from nearby communities. At the...