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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
  • Consulting & Mentorship
  • 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 Mobility
  • Government Intervention in Business
  • Hospitality, Travel, & Tourism Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Internet of Machines
  • Lifelong Learning in the Workforce
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Mass Customization
  • Micro-Enterprises
  • Micro-Entrepreneurship
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Payment Systems
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations & Service Management
  • Religion & Business
  • Risk Assessment
  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Social Media & Business
  • Socially Conscious Consumers
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Business
  • 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
  • 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
  • IT Policy & Standardization
  • IT Research & Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Network Architecture
  • Open Source Software
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • 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
  • Community-School Partnerships
  • 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
  • Multicultural Instruction
  • Next-Generation Apprenticeships
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning
  • Preservice & Inservice Teaching
  • Research Ethics
  • School Crime
  • School Counseling
  • School Safety
  • School-Business Collaboration
  • School Violence
  • Self-Organized Learning Environments
  • Special Education
  • STEM Education
  • Teacherpreneuers
  • Teacher-Student Relationships

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
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental & Agricultural Informatics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Monitoring & Sensors
  • Environmental Policies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Environmentally Friendly Production
  • Food Production
  • Food Safety
  • Food Security
  • GIS & Geospatial Technology
  • Hydrology
  • Public Health
  • 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
  • Civic Engagement
  • Cognitive Government
  • Crisis Response & Management
  • Data-Smart Government
  • Defense and Military Ethics
  • Demographic Pressure on Economy
  • Disaster Relief & Management
  • Distributed Governance
  • Electronic Government
  • Geographic Borders & Conflicts
  • Government Technology Ethics
  • Hate Crimes & Hate Speech
  • 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 Health & Welfare
  • Religion & Government
  • Social Media & Politics
  • Social Networking & Public Safety
  • 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
  • Digital Libraries
  • Disaster Management & Preparedness
  • Drug Use in Libraries
  • E-Books and Audiobooks
  • Funding
  • Future of Librarian Roles
  • Genealogy
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Administration
  • Library Apps
  • Library Information Systems
  • Library Science
  • Mobile Libraries
  • Museums as Learning Hubs
  • Reclamation
  • Research Methods
  • Smart Spaces
  • 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
  • Communications Theory
  • Computer Graphics & Art
  • Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Flexible Mobile Devices
  • Hyper Local Social Media
  • Hyperconnected Citizens vs. Barely Connected
  • Hyperconnectivity
  • Internet of Things
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communications
  • Media Consumption
  • Media Representation
  • Mobile & Wireless Computing
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Computing
  • Mobile Payment Systems
  • Mobile Wallets
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Networking & Telecommunications
  • New Media
  • Sensor Technologies
  • Social Computing
  • Social Media & Social Networking
  • Social Media Privacy
  • Social Media Security
  • Social Networking & Public Safety
  • Social TV
  • 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.

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Technologies
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Science
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Geriatric Care
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Policy & Reform
  • Holography-Assisted Surgery
  • Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Engineering
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Technologies
  • Mobile Devices in Healthcare
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Home/Long-Term Care Facility Ethics
  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • Optometry/Ophthalmology
  • Palliative Care
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Preventative Health Care
  • Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Reproductive Health
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • 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
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Astronomy
  • Augmented Airports
  • Automated Driving & Connected Vehicles
  • Autonomous Things
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Aviation Systems
  • Bio-Printing
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Drones
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Grids
  • Engineering Education
  • Engineering Science
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Land Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Mass Customization
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Megacities
  • Mining Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Engineering
  • Petroleum & Gas Engineering
  • Physics
  • Rapid Urbanization
  • Robotics
  • 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
  • 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
  • Police Science
  • 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.

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