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:

Cyber Law, Privacy, and Security: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. 1700 pages. $2,350.00
The internet is established in most households worldwide and used for entertainment purposes, shopping, social networking, business activities, banking, telemedicine...
Internet and Social Networking Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. 929 pages. $515.00
Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world, and because of ubiquitous technology, social networkin...
Biotechnology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. 2250 pages. $2,400.00
Biotechnology can be defined as the manipulation of biological process, systems, and organisms in the production of various products. With applications in a number o...
Immigrant and Refugee Policies: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $330.00
Unstable social climates are causing the displacement of large numbers of people around the world. Thus, the issue of safe replacement arises, causing the need for e...
Human Performance Technology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. 2250 pages. $2,495.00
Business practices are rapidly changing due to technological advances in the workplace. Organizations are challenged to implement new programs for more efficient bus...
Journalism and Ethics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. 929 pages. $595.00
In the modern hyperconnected society, consumers are able to access news from a variety of channels, including social media, television, mobile devices, the internet,...
Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. 1700 pages. $2,250.00
With the growth of information technology, many new communication channels and platforms have emerged. This growth has advanced the work of crowdsourcing, allowing i...
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $295.00
First used in military applications, unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming an integral aspect of modern society and are expanding into the commercial, scientific, re...
Handbook of Research on Engaging Immigrant Families and Promoting Academic Success for English Language Learners
Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA), Grace Onchwari (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 400 pages. $245.00
In the past few years, there has been an influx of immigrant children into the school system, many with a limited understanding of English. Successfully teaching the...
Handbook of Research on Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA), Kenneth Kungu (Clayton State University, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 400 pages. $245.00
Online learning has been touted as one way of reducing the cost of higher education while simultaneously addressing the increasing demand for educational opportunity...