Award-Winning Publications

Five IGI Global Titles Recognized With National and International Awards

By Brittany Haynes on Apr 22, 2020


Hershey, PA—April 22, 2020—Recently, five IGI Global publications were recognized through various award programs. These awards showcase the innovative and cutting-edge research included within these publications, as well as their overall contributions to their respective fields. Furthermore, these publications were selected based on rigorous criteria and competed among other leading publications in their subject areas, in some cases, across the world. These award-winning publications include the following:


Publication Title: Environmental, Health, and Business Opportunities in the New Meat Alternatives Market

Editors: Drs. Diana Bogueva, Dora Marinova, and Talia Raphaely (Curtin University, Australia), and Kurt Schmidinger (University of Vienna, Austria)

Publication Description: This pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the development of plant-based foods and nutritional outcomes.

Award: 2020 Gourmand Awards National Winner for Australia and Best in the World in the Vegetarian Writing Category

About the Award: Considered the Oscars of food and wine publications, the Gourmand Awards select from titles around the world. Every year, they honor the best food and wine books, printed or digital, as well as food television. This title competed with entries from over 225 countries. View the press release here.


Publication Title: Evidence-Based Initiatives for Organizational Change and Development (2 Volumes)

Editors: Profs. Robert G. Hamlin (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Andrea D. Ellinger (The University of Texas at Tyler, USA), and Jenni Jones (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

Publication Description: This publication discusses what helps or hinders the organizational-change-and-development-related agency and provides practical insights and lessons to be learned from many reflections on evidence-based OCD practice.

Award: R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award

About the Award: The R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award is presented to the author(s) of a Human Resource Development book which is identified as outstanding in advancing the theory and/or practice of the profession. View the press release here.


Publication Title: Study Abroad Opportunities for Community College Students and Strategies for Global Learning

Editors: Drs. Gregory F. Malveaux (Montgomery College, USA) and Rosalind Latiner Raby (California State University Northridge, USA)

Publication Description: This publication provides innovative insights into international study and education abroad through community colleges, while discussing the value of adding study abroad programs to two-year institutions.

Award: 2020 CIES Study Abroad and International Students SIG Best Book in Higher Education (Second Place)

About the Award: This award honors publications that provide a unique contribution to developing scholarship in the field of international and comparative education and show originality and rigor. View the press release here.


Publication Title: Handbook of Research on Chaos and Complexity Theory in the Social Sciences

Editors: Profs. Şefika Şule Erçetin (Hacettepe University, Turkey) and Hüseyin Bağcı (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)

Publication Description: This publication explores the theories of chaos and complexity as applied to a variety of disciplines including political science, organizational and management science, economics, and education.

Award: BookAuthority's Best Complexity Theory Books of All Time

About the Award: BookAuthority identifies and rates the best nonfiction books using public mentions, recommendations, ratings, sentiment, popularity, and sales history.


Publication Title: International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

Publication Description: IJEPR publishes original theoretical and innovative empirical research on the many aspects of the emerging interdisciplinary area of urban e-planning.

Award: Top Academic Journal (Class A) in Civil Engineering and Architecture

About the Award: IJEPR was labelled a top academic journal (Class A) in Civil Engineering and Architecture by the Italian National Agency of Evaluation of the University System and Research.

To learn more about award-winning IGI Global publications, visit our Awards webpage here. To support customers in easily and affordably obtaining titles in electronic format during the COVID-19 pandemic, IGI Global is now offering an automatic 50% discount* on the electronic format of these publications as well as ALL e-books and e-journals ordered directly through IGI Global’s Online Bookstore. Additionally, enjoy a 20% discount on all other products and formats. These publications are also available across preferred providers such as GOBI Library Solutions, EBSCOHost, Oasis, and Ebook Central (Note: The automatic 50% discount is only available through IGI Global’s Online Bookstore), as well as IGI Global’s InfoSci®-Books (5,900+ e-books) database and/or InfoSci-Journals (185+ e-journals) database.

Visit the publications' respective webpages to order, or contact Customer Service at or 717-533-8845 ext. 100 with questions. For researchers, be sure to recommend thes se publications and the InfoSci-Databases to your library to have access to this critical content.

IGI Global would like to congratulate the editors and authors of these publications for their scholarly contributions and lasting impacts on their fields of research.

About IGI Global:  Founded in 1988, IGI Global, an international academic publisher, is committed to producing the highest quality research (as an active full member of the Committee on Publication Ethics “COPE”) and ensuring the timely dissemination of innovative research findings through an expeditious and technologically advanced publishing processes. Through their commitment to supporting the research community ahead of profitability, and taking a chance on virtually untapped topic coverage, IGI Global has been able to collaborate with over 100,000+ researchers from some of the most prominent research institutions around the world to publish the most emerging, peer-reviewed research across 350+ topics in 11 subject areas including business, computer science, education, engineering, social sciences, and more. To learn more about IGI Global, click here.

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