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Research Areas of Interest

IGI Global publishes cutting-edge academic reference books, journals, encyclopedias, handbooks of research, and teaching cases. Each publication is edited or authored by some of the most notable experts in the world, covering underrepresented themes and the hottest topics in a variety of research areas. We are currently seeking proposals for new projects in all of our 11 subject areas:

Business and Management

Addresses the need for forward-thinking research geared toward the advancement of concepts, theories, and applications that allow organizations and professionals to not only survive, but also thrive.

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Education
  • Business Ethics and Law
  • Business and Organizational Research
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Policy
  • E-Business
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics and Economic Theory
  • Electronic Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Business
  • Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management
  • Human Aspects of Business
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial Informatics
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Service Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Small and Medium Enterprises

Computer Science and Information Technology

Addresses the timeliest, need-to-know themes currently trending within the field, such as fog computing, intelligent systems, the IoT and IoE, big data, and robotics, with a strong emphasis on troubleshooting, quality control, and agility.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Data Mining and Databases
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science Education
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Global Information Technology
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • IT Policy and Standardization
  • IT Research and Theory
  • Network Architecture
  • Systems and Software Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Web Technologies


Presents the latest theories and practices that pave the way for better teaching and learning experiences, both in a classroom and online setting.

  • Curriculum Development and Instructional Design
  • Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Educational Marketing
  • Educational Technologies
  • Higher Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Learning Assessment and Measurement
  • K-12 Education
  • Special Education


Highlights different methods, applications, discoveries, and dialogues on some of the most prevalent research topics, including, but not limited to: energy optimization, structural engineering, metal-corrosion protection, hydropower, biomedical robotics, petroleum engineering, flood prevention, among others.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Education
  • Engineering Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Optical Engineering

Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences

Conains innovative solutions and emerging technologies essential for the successful stabilization of the environment and its inhabitants.

  • Agricultural and Food Technologies
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Technologies
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Earth Science
  • Sustainability

Government and Law

Offers pioneering revelations and solutions on key areas including, but not limited to: conflict resolution, e-government applications, civic engagement, and information management and sharing techniques.

  • Crisis Response and Management
  • Electronic Government
  • Government and Law
  • Public and Sector Management
  • Public Health and Welfare

Library and Information Science

Aids in the implementation of new techniques and technologies that advance library services and processes.

  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Administration
  • Library Science
  • Research Methods

Media and Communications

Explores critical topics such as political rhetoric, digital media progressions, creative interfaces, communication theory, among many others.

  • Communications Theory
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Mass Communications
  • Mobile and Wireless Computing
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Social Computing
  • Art and Design

Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences

Explores the need to further advance innovation through titles focused on education, ethics, service delivery, research methods, administration and leadership in fields such as the health sciences and medicine.

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Diagnosis and Practice
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Engineering
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Technologies
  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatry and Mental Health

Security and Forensics

Contains the most forward-thinking discoveries, practices, and systems just starting to be utilized for protection from technological and physical harm.

  • Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism
  • Cyber and Network Security
  • Criminal Science and Forensics
  • IT Security and Ethics
  • Surveillance Systems
  • National Security

Social Sciences and Humanities

Offers in-depth examinations, theories, and predictions on cultural practices and how they affect individual lives, relationships, and routines.

  • Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Human Aspects of Technology
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sociology