This 10-volume compendium sets a new standard for emerging developments in information science and technology research

IGI Global Proudly Announces the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

By IGI Global on Jan 18, 2017
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth EditionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 18, 2017, Hershey, PA-
IGI Global is pleased to officially announce the anticipated Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition.

Edited by Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association, this 10-volume set includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe.

Preceded by three best-selling editions, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition builds on nearly 15 years of scholarly research investigating all areas of information technology. This authoritative set is an all-encompassing reference source designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings in all areas of IS&T, including but not limited to healthcare, education, computer science, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and applications of developing technologies in modern settings, it is a pivotal source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology. An invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library, each volume comes equipped with a comprehensive index for easy navigation, as well as a supplemental user guide.

Scheduled to release in July of 2017, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is currently available for pre-order with a discount of 5% off list price through August of 2017. Also for a limited time, receive the complimentary e-books for the first, second, and third editions with the purchase of the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition e-book through the IGI Global Bookstore. This offer provides over 1,900 additional in-depth articles that discuss concepts, issues, and challenges that are still relevant today. For more information, contact Customer Service at or 717-533-8845 x100.

Previous editions of the encyclopedia, released in 2005, 2009, and 2014, were revered as essential resources by review channels such as CHOICE, Library Journal, Against the Grain, Book News, and more. For full reviews and more information on previous editions, visit IGI Global’s online bookstore here.
About IGI Global: Founded in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania USA, is an international publisher of books, encyclopedias, journals, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases focusing on innovative technology research in the areas of: business, education, computer science, healthcare, library science, engineering, environmental science, government, and social sciences. IGI Global produces high-quality scholarly publications that provide academic librarians and the greater knowledge community with peer-reviewed research on emerging innovation in diverse fields. For more information, please visit

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