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:

Pre-Service and In-Service Teacher Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 2175 pages. $2,200.00
As with any industry, the education sector goes through frequent changes due to modern technological advancements. It is every educator’s duty to keep up with these...
Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 525 pages. $375.00
To date, a vast amount of the world’s oceans remains uncharted. With water covering more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, maritime and oceanographic explorati...
Socio-Economic Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 1520 pages. $1,950.00
The social and economic systems of any country are influenced by a range of factors including income and education. As such, it is vital to examine how these factors...
Architecture and Design: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 1200 pages. $695.00
Technological evolutions have changed the field of architecture exponentially, leading to more stable and energy-efficient building structures. Architects and engine...
Handbook of Research on the Adverse Effects of Pesticide Pollution in Aquatic Ecosystems
Khursheed Ahmad Wani (ITM University Gwalior, India), Mamta (Jiwaji University, India)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. 465 pages. $295.00
Certain types of pesticides are widely used in agriculture in all parts of the world due to their relatively low cost, broad spectrum of activity, and high efficienc...
Censorship, Surveillance, and Privacy: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. 1800 pages. $2,400.00
The censorship and surveillance of individuals, societies, and countries have been a long-debated ethical and moral issue. In consequence, it is vital to explore thi...
Brand Culture and Identity: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. 1520 pages. $2,150.00
The world of brands is undergoing a sea change in the domain of consumer culture, and it has become a challenge to cater to the taste and needs of audiences. The pro...
Violent Extremism: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. 475 pages. $345.00
Advances in digital and other technologies have provided ample positive impacts to modern society; however, in addition to such benefits, these innovations have inad...