Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology 4th Edition by Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, ISBN-13: 978-1522522553


Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology 4th Edition by Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, ISBN-13: 978-1522522553

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  • Publisher: IGI Global; 1st edition (July 31, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • 8104 pages (10-volume set) – 88 Mb
  • ISBN-10: 1522522557
  • ISBN-13: 978-1522522553

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of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the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.

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Big Data
  • Bioinforatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business and Organizational Research
  • Business Education
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Science and Technologies
  • Cloud Computing
  • Communications Theory
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Simulation
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Criminal Science and Forensics
  • Crisis Response and Management
  • Curriculum Development and Instructional Design
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Cyber and Network Security
  • Cyber Crime, Cyber Bullying, and Digital Terrorism
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Data Mining and Databases
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Digital Literacy
  • Economics
  • Educational Technologies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Business
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Electronic Services
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Science and Agriculture
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing
  • Gaming
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Government and Law
  • Health Information Systems
  • Halthcare Administration
  • High Performance Computing
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial Engineering and Informatics
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • IT Research and Theory
  • IT Security and Ethics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Language Studies
  • Learning Assessment and Measurement
  • Library Science and Administration
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Medical Education, Ethics, and Law
  • Medical Technologies
  • Mobile and Wireless Computing
  • Mobile Learning
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Neural Networks
  • Optical Engineering
  • Public Sector Management
  • Research Methods and Scholarly Publishing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Robotics
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Social Networking and Computing
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sociology
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Systems and Software Engineering
  • Teacher Education
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing
  • Urban and Regional Development
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web Technologies

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Childrens Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.

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