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:

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,750.00
Virtual and augmented reality is the next frontier of technological innovation. As technology exponentially evolves, so do the ways in which humans interact and depe...
Applications of Neuroscience: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. 500 pages. $345.00
Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary research area that evaluates the structural and organizational function of the nervous system. Advancing research and application...
Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching
Bin Zou (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China), Michael Thomas (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 480 pages. $265.00
Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether...
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa
Kassa Teshager Alemu (Ethiopian Civil Service University, Ethiopia), Mulunesh Abebe Alebachew (Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 500 pages. $325.00
Despite increasing reports across the globe on renewable development and maintenance, little is known regarding what strategies are required for improved economic gr...
Handbook of Research on Heritage Management and Preservation
Patrick Ngulube (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 400 pages. $265.00
Archives, museums, and libraries are pivotal to the management and preservation of any society's heritage. Heritage assets should be systematically managed by pu...
Technology Adoption and Social Issues: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 2000 pages. $2,250.00
As society continues to experience increases in technological innovations, various industries must rapidly adapt and learn to incorporate these advances. While there...
Computer Vision: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 2450 pages. $2,950.00
The fields of computer vision and image processing are constantly evolving as new research and applications in these areas emerge. Staying abreast of the most up-to-...
Food Science and Nutrition: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 475 pages. $385.00
Health and nutrition has become a global focal point as the population continues to grow exponentially. While providing food for the global population is crucial, it...