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 information science and technology. 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:

Handbook of Research on Technological Developments for Cultural Heritage and eTourism Applications
João Rodrigues (University of the Algarve, Portugal), Célia Ramos (University of the Algarve, Portugal), Pedro Cardoso (University of the Algarve, Portugal), Cláudia Henriques (University of the Algarve, Portugal)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 506 pages. $295.00
Tourism is one of the most rapidly evolving industries of the 21st century. The integration of technological advancements plays a crucial role in the ability for man...
Handbook of Research on Applied Optimization Methodologies in Manufacturing Systems
Ömer Faruk Yilmaz (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey), Süleyman Tüfekçí (University of Florida, USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $275.00
Today’s manufacturing systems are undergoing significant changes in the aspects of planning, production execution, and delivery. It is imperative to stay up-to-date...
Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age
Bruce L. Cook (Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 428 pages. $295.00
Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critica...
Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education
Victor C.X. Wang (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 579 pages. $275.00
As the educational system continues to evolve, it is essential that educators of today devise innovative and strategic approaches to program development and assessme...
Operations and Service Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,350.00
Organizations of all types are consistently working on new initiatives, product lines, and workflows as a way to remain competitive in the modern business environmen...
Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,195.00
Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be awa...
Social Issues in the Workplace: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 500 pages. $315.00
Corporations have a social responsibility to assist in the overall well-being of their employees through the compliance of moral business standards and practices. Ho...
Medical Tourism: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 475 pages. $425.00
The era of globalization allows for more connectivity between nations and cultures. This increase in international association gives citizens the ability to take adv...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism, and Meaningful Learning
Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: October 2017. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $265.00
Advancements in technology in modern societies have resulted in an abundance of new educational tools and aids. Analyzing the effects of different mobile educational...
Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners
Grace Onchwari (University of North Dakota, USA), Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: October 2017. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $225.00
In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students...