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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.

* Please click on or scroll to a subject below for suggested topics or submit a proposal based on trending topics of your choice. For questions regarding topics that IGI Global publishes, please contact the Acquisitions Department at acquisition@igi-global.com.

Business and Management
Computer Science and Information Technology
Education
Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences
Government and Law
Library and Information Science
Media and Communications
Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences
Science and Engineering
Security and Forensics
Social Sciences and Humanities

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 & Financing
  • Aging Workforce
  • Business & Organizational Research
  • Business Automation
  • Business Education
  • Business Ethics & Law
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Chatbots
  • Circular Economy
  • Company Internal Communication (Slack)
  • Consulting & Mentorship
  • Consumer Anxiety
  • Crisis Communications
  • Customer-Centric Human Services
  • Demographic Pressure on Economy
  • Digitization of Services
  • Disruptive Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics & Economic Theory
  • Emerging Market Economies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmentally Friendly Products
  • Fashion Studies
  • Flatter Organizations
  • Gender Diversity
  • Gender Economics & Consumption
  • Global Branding
  • Global Business
  • Global Labor Standards
  • Global Mobility
  • Government Intervention in Business
  • Government Regulations
  • Hospitality, Travel, & Tourism Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Identity Appeals
  • Intelligent Automation
  • International Importing/Exporting Regulations
  • Internet of Machines
  • Lifelong Learning in the Workforce
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Mass Customization
  • Micro-Enterprises
  • Micro-Entrepreneurship
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Payment Systems
  • Negotiation Tactics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations & Service Management
  • Product Development
  • Religion & Business
  • Risk Assessment
  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media & Business
  • Social Psychology
  • Socially Conscious Consumers
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Business
  • Tariffs
  • Training & Retention

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.

  • Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Astronomy Computing
  • Augmented Reality
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Vision
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Cybernetics
  • Data Mining and Databases
  • Data Visualization
  • Databases & Data Analysis
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Deep Learning
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Edge Computing
  • End-User Computing
  • Global Information Technology
  • High Performance Computing
  • Interactive Technologies
  • Internet Censorship Tools
  • Internet Filtering Tools
  • IT Policy & Standardization
  • IT Research & Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Network Architecture
  • Open Source Software
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • Programming
  • Rendering Algorithms
  • Robotics
  • Sensor Technology
  • Systems & Software Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Virtual Reality
  • Voice Technology
  • Web Technologies
  • Women in IT

Education

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

  • Activism on Campus
  • Adaptive Technologies
  • Adult Education
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
  • Biometrics
  • Career Pathways
  • Classroom Design
  • Community-School Partnerships
  • Connected Learning
  • Cultural Storytelling
  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Administration & Leadership
  • Educational Marketing
  • Educational Technologies
  • Equality in Education
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Higher Education
  • Home Schooling
  • Immersive Technologies
  • Immigrant & Refugee Education
  • Inclusive Classroom
  • Instructional Design
  • K-12 Distance Learning
  • K-12 Education
  • Language Learning & Literacy
  • Learning Assessment & Measurement
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mobile Devices in Education
  • Montessori Education
  • Multicultural Instruction
  • Neurodiversity
  • Next-Generation Apprenticeships
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning
  • Personalized Learning
  • Play/Recess
  • Preservice & Inservice Teaching
  • Research Ethics
  • School Crime
  • School Counseling
  • School Safety
  • School-Business Collaboration
  • School Violence
  • Self-Organized Learning Environments
  • Special Education
  • STEM Education
  • Student Creativity
  • Student Well-Being
  • Teacherpreneuers
  • Teacher-Student Relationships
  • Work from Home Assignments

Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences

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

  • Agricultural & Food Technologies
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Aquaculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Carbon Dioxide Catchers
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Cultured Meat Processing
  • Earth Science
  • Entomophagy
  • Environmental & Agricultural Informatics
  • Environmental Consulting Services
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Monitoring & Sensors
  • Environmental Policies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Environmentally Friendly Production
  • Food Production
  • Food Safety
  • Food Security
  • Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs)
  • GIS & Geospatial Technology
  • Hydrology
  • Lab-Grown Products
  • Net Zero Emissions Policies
  • "Off-Grid" Living
  • Overfishing/Fish Farming
  • Public Health
  • Seawater as Renewable Energy
  • Sensor Technology
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Farming
  • Surveys & Measurement Systems
  • Sustainability & Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Waste Management
  • Water Resource Management
  • Water Scarcity

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.

  • Alternative Funding Models
  • Arts Copyright
  • Autonomous Vehicle Regulations
  • Civic Engagement
  • Cognitive Government
  • Crisis Response & Management
  • Cross-Government
  • Data-Smart Government
  • Defense and Military Ethics
  • Demographic Pressure on Economy
  • Disaster Relief & Management
  • Distributed Governance
  • Economic Interconnectedness
  • Electronic Government
  • Ethics and Governance of AI
  • Geographic Borders & Conflicts
  • Government Inclusiveness
  • Government Technology Ethics
  • Government Transparency
  • Hate Crimes & Hate Speech
  • International Conflict and Negotiation
  • International Law & Lawmaking
  • International Trade Policies
  • Internet Law
  • Law
  • Local Government
  • Open Government
  • Penology & Corrections
  • Political Science
  • Propaganda & Misinformation
  • Psychology-Influenced Policy
  • Public & Sector Management
  • Public Debt
  • Public Health & Welfare
  • Religion & Government
  • Social Media & Politics
  • Social Networking & Public Safety
  • Social Welfare
  • Super-Aged Nations
  • Surveillance & Monitoring
  • Technology Regulation
  • The Super Empowered Soldier
  • Transformed Weapons Procurement
  • Urban Poverty
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's Rights

Library and Information Science

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

  • Archival Management
  • Archival Preservation
  • Archival Studies
  • Community Engagement
  • Cultural Competence
  • Digital Libraries
  • Disaster Management & Preparedness
  • Drug Use in Libraries
  • E-Books and Audiobooks
  • Equity of Access
  • False Information
  • Funding
  • Future of Librarian Roles
  • Genealogy
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Administration
  • Library Apps
  • Library Information Systems
  • Library Programs
  • Library Science
  • Library Training
  • Mobile Libraries
  • Museums as Learning Hubs
  • Public Programs
  • Reclamation
  • Research Methods
  • Smart Spaces
  • Social Media
  • Student & Faculty Engagement
  • Violence in Libraries

Media and Communications

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

  • Art & Design
  • Banned Literature
  • Blogs and Blogging
  • Communications Theory
  • Computer Graphics & Art
  • Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Feminist Film Theory
  • Flexible Mobile Devices
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Holocaust Cinema
  • Hyper Local Social Media
  • Hyperconnected Citizens vs. Barely Connected
  • Hyperconnectivity
  • Internet of Things
  • Japanese Popular Culture
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communications
  • Mass Communications Law
  • Media Bias
  • Media Consumption
  • Media Fandom
  • Media Representation
  • Misinformation
  • Mobile & Wireless Computing
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Computing
  • Mobile Payment Systems
  • Mobile Wallets
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Networking & Telecommunications
  • New Media
  • Public Broadcasting
  • Sensor Technologies
  • Social Computing
  • Social Media & Social Networking
  • Social Media Privacy
  • Social Media Security
  • Social Networking & Public Safety
  • Social TV
  • Wartime Media
  • Wearable Technology
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Wireless Systems

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.

  • Addictions
  • Alternative Pain Management
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Technologies
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Science
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • CRISPR Research
  • Dentistry
  • Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy
  • DNA Digital Storage
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genome Sequencing
  • Geriatric Care
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Policy & Reform
  • Holography-Assisted Surgery
  • Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Engineering
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Screening Tests
  • Medical Technologies
  • Mobile Devices in Healthcare
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Home/Long-Term Care Facility Ethics
  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research
  • Optometry/Ophthalmology
  • Organ Donors
  • Palliative Care
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Ethics
  • Physician Ethics
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • Preventative Health Care
  • Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Reproductive Health
  • Reconstructive Transplantation
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Schizophrenia and Bipolar Genetics Research
  • Stem Cell Treatment/Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • T Cell Research
  • Vaccines
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wearable Technology
  • Women’s Health

Science and Engineering

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.

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Air Taxis
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Astronomy
  • Augmented Airports
  • Automated Driving & Connected Vehicles
  • Autonomous Things
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Aviation Systems
  • Bio-Printing
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Decarbonization Engineering
  • Drones
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Grids
  • Engineering Education
  • Engineering Science
  • Fusion Power
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Lab-Grown Products
  • Land Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Mass Customization
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Megacities
  • Mining Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Engineering
  • Petroleum & Gas Engineering
  • Physics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Rapid Urbanization
  • Reshoring
  • Robotics
  • Self-Healing Materials
  • Sensor Technology
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Homes
  • Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Urban & Regional Development
  • Water Networks
  • Welding

Security and Forensics

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

  • Biocrime and Biosecurity
  • Black Market
  • CleanOS
  • Criminal Science & Forensics
  • Crowdsourced Crime Prevention
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber & Network Security
  • Cyberbullying & Cyberharassment
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Cyberwarfare
  • Dark Web & Deep Web
  • Drones
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Facial Recognition
  • Hacking & Hacktivism
  • Hate Crimes
  • Homeland Secuity
  • Human Trafficking
  • Information Security
  • Internet Safety
  • Internet, Data, & Social Media Privacy
  • IT Security & Ethics
  • Mobile Network Security
  • National Security
  • Nuclear Science
  • Police Science
  • Soldier Nanotechnologies
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Terrorism
  • Virtual Incarceration

Social Sciences and Humanities

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

  • Activism
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology & Archaeology
  • Civic Engagement
  • Criminology
  • Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Cyber Behavior
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Therapy
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Ethnic Conflict
  • Gaming
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Gentrification
  • Global Citizens
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Technology Use
  • Human Aspects of Technology
  • Immigration & Refugees
  • LGBTQ+ Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Racial Equity
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sociology
  • Sports Psychology
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Victimology
  • Virtual Communities
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • World Religions