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Authored and Edited Monographs include highly-descriptive chapters detailing progressive research in a broad range of topics and concepts. These publications are developed by international scholars and experts across a variety of disciplines and delve into various research pertinent to those studying in the field. Premier Reference Sources are essential resources for libraries, academicians, researchers, professionals, practitioners, instructors, and students of both the undergraduate and graduate level.



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Optimization of Design for Better Structural Capacity
Mourad Belgasmia (University of Setif, Algeria)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 315 pages. $215.00
Despite the development of advanced methods, models, and algorithms, optimization within structural engineering remains a primary method for overcoming potential str...
Big Data Governance and Perspectives in Knowledge Management
Sheryl Kruger Strydom (University of South Africa, South Africa), Moses Strydom (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 335 pages. $195.00
The world is witnessing the growth of a global movement facilitated by technology and social media. Fueled by information, this movement contains enormous potential...
Global Supply Chains in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Hamed Nozari (Islamic Azad University, Iran), Agnieszka Szmelter (University of Gdansk, Poland)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 315 pages. $215.00
In a rapidly growing global economy, where there is a constant emergence of new business models and dynamic changes to the business ecosystem, there is a need for th...
Overcoming Challenges and Creating Opportunity for African American Male Students
Jennifer T. Butcher (Houston Baptist University, USA), Johnny R. O'Connor Jr. (Lamar University, USA), Freddie Titus (Lamar University, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 210 pages. $175.00
Throughout American history, African American males have routinely encountered circumstances or challenges that have impeded the access needed to achieve their educa...
New Perspectives on Information Systems Modeling and Design
António Miguel Rosado da Cruz (Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal), Maria Estrela Ferreira da Cruz (Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 344 pages. $235.00
Information modeling plays an important role in every level of the enterprise information system’s architecture. Modeling allows organizations to adapt and become mo...
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 530 pages. $315.00
As businesses aim to compete internationally, they must be apprised of new methods and technologies to improve their digital marketing strategy in order to remain ah...
Advanced Metaheuristic Methods in Big Data Retrieval and Analytics
Hadj Ahmed Bouarara (Dr. Tahar Moulay University of Saïda, Algeria), Reda Mohamed Hamou (Dr. Moulay Taher University of Saïda, Algeria), Amine Rahmani (Tahar Moulay University of Saida Alegria, Algeria)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 270 pages. $205.00
The amount of data shared and stored on the web and other document repositories is steadily on the rise. Unfortunately, this growth increases inefficiencies and diff...
Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage
Carlo Inglese (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Alfonso Ippolito (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 520 pages. $195.00
Cultural heritage identifies and preserves past achievements for the benefit of future generations. Examining the extent to which heritage preservation is feasible i...
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 510 pages. $275.00
As the academic and scholarly landscape are continuously enhanced by the advent of new technology, librarians must be aware and informed to develop and implement bes...
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Government and Society
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 500 pages. $275.00
Governments must continuously update policies, laws, and legislation as the world continues to rapidly evolve due to technologies and changing cultural perspectives....