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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
  • Automated Business
  • Business & Organizational Research
  • Business Education
  • Business Ethics & Law
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Chatbots
  • Consulting & Mentorship
  • Consumer Anxiety
  • Crisis Communications
  • Customer-Centric Human Services
  • Data Breaches
  • Demographic Pressure on Economy
  • Digitization of Services
  • Disruptive Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics & Economic Theory
  • Emerging Market Economies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • eSports Industry
  • Fashion Studies
  • Flatter Organizations
  • Gender Discrimination
  • 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
  • Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry
  • Identity Appeals
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Internal Communications
  • 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
  • Professionalism
  • Religion & Business
  • Risk Assessment
  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media & Business
  • Social Psychology
  • Socially Conscious Consumers
  • Sports Management Studies
  • Startup Business
  • 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
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Vision
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Cybernetics
  • Data Visualization
  • Databases & Data Analysis
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Deep Learning
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Distributed Systems
  • Edge Computing
  • Embedded Systems
  • End-User Computing
  • Global Information Technology
  • Grid Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • High Performance Computing
  • Interactive Technologies
  • Internet Censorship Tools
  • IT Policy & Standardization
  • IT Research & Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Multicore
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Neuromorphic Computing
  • Network Architecture
  • Open Source Software
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Programming
  • Quantum Computing
  • Remote Sensing
  • Rendering Algorithms
  • Robotics
  • Sensor Technology
  • Systems & Software Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Universal Memory
  • 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
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Biometrics
  • Career Pathways
  • Charter Schools
  • Classroom Design
  • College Accessibility
  • Community-School Partnerships
  • Connected Learning
  • Cultural Storytelling
  • Educational Administration & Leadership
  • Educational Marketing
  • Equality in Education
  • Flexible Seating Classrooms
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Higher Education
  • Home Schooling
  • Immersive Technologies
  • Immigrant & Refugee Education
  • Instructional Design
  • K-12 Distance Learning
  • K-12 Education
  • Learning Assessment & Measurement
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mobile Devices in Education
  • Montessori Education
  • Multicultural Instruction
  • Neurodiversity
  • Next-Generation Apprenticeships
  • Out of School Learning
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning
  • Personalized Learning
  • Play/Recess
  • Preservice & Inservice Teaching
  • Research Ethics
  • School Crime
  • School Counseling
  • School Safety
  • School-Business Collaboration
  • School Violence
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Special Education
  • Student Creativity
  • Student Well-Being
  • Teacher Achievement or Teacher Equity
  • 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
  • Aquaculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Carbon Dioxide Catchers
  • Climate Change
  • Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • Conservation
  • Cultured Meat Processing
  • Deep Sea Mining
  • 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
  • Macroscope Systems
  • 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
  • Autonomous Vehicle Regulations
  • Civic Engagement
  • Chemical Weapons
  • Cloud-Based Services
  • Cognitive Government
  • Crisis Response & Management
  • Cross-Government
  • Data Privacy Legislation
  • Data-Smart Government
  • Defense and Military Ethics
  • Demographic Pressure on Economy
  • Disaster Relief & Management
  • Distributed Governance
  • Economic Interconnectedness
  • Electronic Government
  • Election Monitoring/Security
  • 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
  • Military Technology
  • Munitions
  • Open Government
  • Penology & Corrections
  • Political Science
  • Propaganda & Misinformation
  • Psychology-Influenced Policy
  • Public Service Digitization (Digital Citizenship)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Artificial Intelligence in Libraries
  • 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 Discovery
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Administration
  • Library Apps
  • Library Information Systems
  • Library Management
  • Library Programs
  • Library Science
  • Library Training
  • Mobile Libraries
  • Museums as Learning Hubs
  • Open Intellectual Property Movement
  • Public Programs
  • Reclamation
  • Research Methods
  • Smart Spaces
  • Social Media
  • Student & Faculty Engagement
  • Violence in Libraries
  • Youth and Teen Services

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
  • Cancel Culture
  • Communications Theory
  • Computer Graphics & Art
  • Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Feminist Film Theory
  • Flexible Mobile Devices
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Holocaust Cinema
  • Hyper Local Social Media
  • Hyperconnected Citizens vs. Barely Connected
  • Hyperconnectivity
  • International Journalist Protection
  • 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
  • Political Correctness
  • Public Broadcasting
  • Sensor Technologies
  • Social Computing
  • Social Media & Social Networking
  • Social Media Misinformation
  • Social Media Privacy
  • Social Media Security
  • Social Networking & Public Safety
  • Social TV
  • Software-Defined Networks
  • 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
  • AI & Mental Health
  • Alternative Pain Management
  • Anxiety Treatment & Care
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Technologies
  • Cannabis Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Child Abuse Reporting
  • Childhood Care
  • 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
  • Lab On a Chip
  • Marriage & Health
  • Maternal Health
  • 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.

  • 3D Integrated Circuits
  • 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
  • Chemical Weapons
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Decarbonization Engineering
  • Deep Sea Mining
  • 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
  • Nuclear Science
  • Optical Engineering
  • Petroleum & Gas Engineering
  • Photonics
  • 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.

  • Automated Voice Spam Protection
  • Authentication Technology
  • 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
  • Data Encryption
  • Drones
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Facial Recognition
  • Forensic Biology
  • Hacking & Hacktivism
  • Hate Crimes
  • Homeland Secuity
  • Human Trafficking
  • Information Security
  • Internet Safety
  • Internet, Data, & Social Media Privacy
  • IT Security & Ethics
  • Military Technology
  • Mobile Network Security
  • National Security
  • Nuclear Science
  • Police Science
  • Ransomware
  • Soldier Nanotechnologies
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Terrorism
  • Traceability
  • 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
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology & Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cannabis Studies
  • Civic Engagement
  • Criminology
  • Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Cyber Behavior
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Digital Humanities
  • Domestic Abuse
  • eSports
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Ethnic Conflict
  • Gaming
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Generation Alpha Studies
  • Generation Z Studies
  • Global Citizens
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Technology Use
  • Immigration & Refugees
  • LGBTQ+ Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Millennials
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Racial Equity
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sociology
  • Sports Psychology
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Technology Misuse
  • Victimology
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • World Religions