IGI Global e-Collections

Peer-Reviewed Research Based e-Collections in 11 Subject Areas

e-Book Collection

6,600+ e-Books (120,000+ Chapters With More Than One Million References) of Peer-Reviewed Research in 11 Academic Subject Areas

e-Journal Collection

110+ e-Journals (30,000+ Articles With 1,000,000+ Citations) of Peer-Reviewed Research in 11 Academic Subject Areas

Knowledge Solutions e-Book & e-Journal Collections

Cover Major Subject Areas Including Business, Computer Science, Education, & Social Sciences

Why Acquire IGI Global e-Collections?

As a medium-sized, independent publisher, IGI Global is able to provide flexible acquisitions and access options, transparent pricing, and innovative solutions ahead of our competitors, including our OA (Read and Publish) Initiative. The table below represents the offerings of IGI Global e-Collections as compared to two other major publishing companies (Elsevier and Springer Nature):
IGI Global
Springer Nature
Perpetual, Subscription & Introductory EBA Models
Remote Access Options
Guarantee No Maintenance, Hosting, or Archiving Fees
Multi-User Licensing (No Additional Charge)
No Embargo of Content
Advance Search Engine & Platform
PDF & HTML Format
COUNTER Compliant
MARC Records (Free)
Archiving through CLOCKSS & LOCKSS
Flexible Pricing and Invoicing Options
Credits Applied to Collection Pricing (for Previously Purchased Publications)
Multi-Year License Agreements (with No Increase Guarantees)
Perpetual Collection Pricing as Low as US$ 3,600
Read & Publish with 100% Open Access Article/Chapter Processing Charge Conversions
*The information related to IGI Global competitors included in the above chart is based on the current available public information and may not exactly describe products and features.

Benefits and Services for Librarians

COUNTER Compliant Reports
Downloadable MARC Records
RSS feeds
Persistent URLs at Any Time
Supporting SRU Industry Interoperability Standards
Customization with Your Institution's Name and Logo
No Fees Whatsoever for Any Maintenance or Services
Perpetual, Current-Year Purchase, and Annual Subscription
Google Scholar Subscriber Links
Archival Access Preservation Through CLOCKSS and LOCKSS

Benefits and Services to Researchers

No DRM: Copy, Paste, and Print Directly from the Platform
Advanced, Fast, Full-Text Search Engine with Ranked Results
Precise Search and Retrieval through Chapter-Level Indexing
Spell-Check and Auto-Complete Search Suggestions
Filtering Options Available to Refine Your Search Results
Full-Text HTML and PDF Viewing Options
Formatted Citations with Ability to Export to RefWorks and EasyBib
No Embargo of Content (Research Available Months in Advance of Print Release)
Multi-Lingual User Interface
Unlimited Simultaneous Access

Benefit from Transformative Open Access Read & Publish and Publish & Read Models through IGI Global’s OA Initiative

Acquire & Open: When your library acquires an IGI Global e-Book and/or e-Journal Collection, your faculty’s published work will be considered for immediate conversion to Open Access (CC BY License), at no additional cost to the library or its faculty (cost only applies to the e-Collection content being acquired), through our popular Transformative Open Access (Read & Publish) Initiative.

View the e-Book and e-Journal Collections Catalog

e-Book and e-Journal Collections Team

Nick Newcomer
Nick Newcomer
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Brittany Haynes
Brittany Haynes
Director of e-Collections
Genevieve Robinson
Genevieve Robinson
Director of Content Solutions
(Pacific Coast, West, & Canada)
Richard Illingworth
Richard Illingworth
Director of Sales (EMEA, Australia & New Zealand)
e-Book & e-Journal Collections
Yvonne Li
Yvonne Li
Managing Director of IGI Science and Technology, Ltd. (IGI Global’s Subsidiary Office in Beijing, China)
Patrick Hoffman
Patrick Hoffman
e-Collections Specialist