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 Educational Design and Cloud Computing in Modern Classroom Settings
K.C. Koutsopoulos (EUROGEO, Greece), Konstantinos Doukas (Doukas School, Greece), Yannis Kotsanis (Independent Researcher, Greece)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 402 pages. $275.00
In the digital age, the integration of technology has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern society. These advancements have significantly enhanced the field of educa...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Techniques, Trends, and Analysis for Optimized Research Methods
Victor C.X. Wang (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $275.00
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. This is due to higher education programs continuo...
Handbook of Research on Promoting Business Process Improvement Through Inventory Control Techniques
Nita H. Shah (Gujarat University, India), Mandeep Mittal (Amity School of Engineering and Technology, India)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 450 pages. $345.00
Stock management and control is a critical element to the success and overall financial well-being of an organization. Through the application of innovative practice...
Handbook of Research on Biomimetics and Biomedical Robotics
Maki Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $325.00
Biomimetic research is an emerging field that aims to draw inspiration and substances from natural sources and create biological systems in structure, mechanism, and...
Handbook of Research on Biomimicry in Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management
Reda Mohamed Hamou (Tahar Moulay University of Saida Algeria, Algeria)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 430 pages. $325.00
In the digital age, modern society is exposed to high volumes of multimedia information. In efforts to optimize this information, there are new and emerging methods...
Computer Systems and Software Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,950.00
Professionals in the interdisciplinary field of computer science focus on the design, operation, and maintenance of computational systems and software. Methodologies...
Health Care Delivery and Clinical Science: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,995.00
The development of better processes to provide proper healthcare has enhanced contemporary society. By implementing effective collaborative strategies, this ensures...
Media Influence: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 475 pages. $325.00
In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network and they can connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To mak...
Risk and Contingency Management: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 500 pages. $345.00
In business, mistakes and errors will inevitably occur. As such, organizations must be constantly alert and ready to meet challenges head-on. Risk and Contingency Ma...
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...