Doody’s Selects IGI Global Books for Special Topics List

By IGI Global on Apr 15, 2024
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Hershey, PA - IGI Global is pleased to announce that two of IGI Global's Medical books have been selected for the Doody's Special Topics List published on January 2, 2024. The list, published by Doody Enterprises, identifies the best titles on the topic of Trust & Distrust in Healthcare for health sciences library collections. The books selected are Health Communication Models and Practices in Interpersonal and Media Contexts: Emerging Research and Opportunities (ISBN: 9781799843962, eISBN: 9781799843979), authored by Dr. Célia Belim and Dr. Cristina Vaz de Almeida, and Research Anthology on Improving Health Literacy Through Patient Communication and Mass Media (ISBN: 9781668424148, eISBN: 9781668424155), a compilation of the most prominent contents published by IGI Global on the topic of improving health literacy. The Doody's selection team was comprised of three seasoned health information professionals: Catisha Benjamin, Children's Hospital Colorado; Francesca Frati, McGill University; and Nitnin Verma, Arizona State University.

Cover image of the book, Health Communication Models and Practices in Interpersonal and Media Contexts: Emerging Research and Opportunities

ISBN: 9781799843962
eISBN: 9781799843979
Copyright: 2022
Pages: 277
Indexed in PsychINFO ®

Health Communication Models and Practices in Interpersonal and Media Contexts: Emerging Research and Opportunities explores and analyzes the fundamentals, models, and dimensions of health communication and offers practical solutions for better communications with direct outcomes in the optimization of citizens’ health literacy. The editors each have decades of experience in their fields. Dr. Celia Belim is an assistant professor at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, lecturing on Communication Sciences (CC)’s scientific area since 2000. Currently, she is the executive coordinator of the graduate degree of the referred scientific area. Dr. Cristina Vaz de Almeida is a researcher, specialist in health literacy (HL) and director of post-graduate studies on Health Literacy at the Higher Institute of Applied Psychology (ISPA) since 2012. She has a permanent intervention as a lecturer and key-note speaker in HL for training health professionals, at a national and an international level.
This book is available for purchase through all major purchasing platforms, including GOBI and OASIS.

Cover image of the book, Research Anthology on Improving Health Literacy Through Patient Communication and Mass Media

ISBN: 9781668424148
eISBN: 9781668424155
Copyright: 2022
Pages: 663
Indexed in Scopus


The Research Anthology on Improving Health Literacy Through Patient Communication and Mass Media provides an overview of the importance of health literacy and the various means to achieve health literacy for patients using several strategies and elements such as patient communication and mass media. It is a compilation of 34 chapters covering health awareness challenges and pushes for better patient-provider communication, offering an in-depth coverage of health disparities, health literacy, media representation, patient communications, patient-centered care, social media, and more.
This book is available for purchase through all major purchasing platforms, including GOBI and OASIS.
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About Doody’s Special Topics List
First published in October 2020, Doody’s Special Topics Lists are adjudicated book lists on high impact, timely, and interdisciplinary topics that aim to enhance the collection development efforts of health sciences librarians. Published quarterly on topics selected by an Editorial Board of North American librarians, Doody’s Special Topics Lists have addressed topics such as health equity, telehealth, and the cost of health care, among other specialized topics. List selectors are experienced, board-nominated librarians and information professionals with a knowledge and passion for the area in which they are selecting.
Since 1993, Doody Enterprises has been the premier source of objective, timely information on health sciences resources, trusted by librarians worldwide when making collection development decisions. In addition to Doody’s Core Titles, Doody’s publishes Doody’s Review Service®, Doody’s Collection Development Monthly®, and Doody’s Special Topics Lists, all of which are tools aimed at making the acquisition work of health sciences librarians easier and more efficient.

About IGI Global – Publishing Tomorrow’s Research Today
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, IGI Global is a leading medium-sized independent international academic publisher of cutting-edge, high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarly reference publications in the three major academic subject areas of Business & Management, Scientific, Technical, & Medical (STM), and Education. With a commitment to facilitating the discovery of pioneering scientific research, this publishing house has empowered over 200,000+ expert researchers from leading institutions globally to bring advanced reference books and scholarly journals to the research community. IGI Global’s Open Access Journal Program includes nearly 200+ active fully open access journals and at present, IGI Global is one of the largest 100% open access journal publishers in the world. Through traditional and open access publishing workflows, IGI Global’s unique, swift, and agile proprietary processes (books release in roughly 6-9 months from start to finish) ensures that tomorrow’s research is published today.

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