The Executive Editor, Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, speaks on IGI Global's cornerstone publication, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (10 Volumes).
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Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: June, 2017
Copyright: © 2018
In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements have developed at a rapid pace, disseminating into and affecting numerous aspects of contemporary society. This has created a pivotal need for an innovative compendium encompassing the latest trends, concepts, and issues surrounding this relevant discipline area. During the past 15 years, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology has become recognized as one of the landmark sources of the latest knowledge and discoveries in this discipline.
The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe. This authoritative encyclopedia is an all-encompassing, well-established reference source that is ideally designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, it is a pivotal and relevant source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology and is an invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library.
Reviews and Testimonials
The Encyclopedia offers readers a collection of more than 700 articles written by leading experts in the field of information science and technology. The contents are organized in 86 different category sections covering exhaustively main topics in the field. It aims to fill a gap by offering comprehensive collection of well-research chapters on the most crucial and emerging aspects of information technology, proving answers, new insights and opportunities for thinking and debate.
Highly recommended--This Encyclopedia is for readers interested in getting new insights into key topics and emerging trends in the field of information science and technology, such as digital terrorism, IT security and ethics, web technologies, educational technologies, gaming, electronic business, and environmental sciences, among others. The publication covers all current key issues in the field now, proposing new conceptual frameworks and showing and discussing latest research results.
– Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, University of Oviedo