The study of social sciences encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines that investigate various aspects of human society. This includes subjects like anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, linguistics, political science, international studies and psychology.

iG Publishing’s Humanities and Social Sciences eBook Collection features titles from top specialist publishers and professional society publishers covering diverse topics such as library and information science, mathematics, history and public policy.

The American Library Association (ALA), established on October 6, 1876, is a leading publisher of resources for library professionals. ALA offers continuing education, awards, scholarships, and organizes institutes and conferences while fostering collaborative relationships through networks and affiliates.

Anmol Publications, founded in 1984, is a reputable global publisher with over 6,000 titles encompassing multi-volume works, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and reference books across various subjects. It caters to undergraduate and postgraduate levels, establishing credibility worldwide.

Berghahn Books,  founded in 1994, is an esteemed independent scholarly press specializing in social sciences and humanities publications for libraries, researchers, and students. Renowned for quality, it holds a strong transatlantic presence with close ties to continental Europe.

Bloomsbury Publishing, founded in 1986, is a renowned independent publisher known for authors with prestigious awards. It encompasses the Harry Potter series and excels in humanities, social sciences, arts, and law, releasing a vast array of over 1,800 books annually.

Bristol University Press is a publisher of high-quality scholarship that pushes boundaries and fosters academic debate globally. Their focus on innovative and thought-provoking academic and professional works aims to challenge established norms, ignite discussions, and reshape ideas across various disciplines.

Columbia University Press (CUP), established in 1893, is a prominent university press known for its diverse list of publications. Renowned for its strong social work texts, CUP also publishes innovative works by leading scholars through various lecture series, contributing significantly to academic discourse.

CoreSource Plus, a part of the Ingram Content Group formed in 2009, boasts the industry’s largest active book inventory, providing access to 7.5 million titles. It combines the resources of Ingram Lightning Group and Ingram Digital Group to offer a comprehensive range of publications.

Edinburgh University Press, established in the 1940s and owned by the University of Edinburgh since 1992, publishes scholarly books and journals bearing the university’s endorsement. Publishing projects undergo academic review by the Press Committee, ensuring academic integrity. The Press gained Charitable Status in August 2004.

Hart Publishing, founded in 1996, is the UK’s largest independent academic law publisher. Their mission is to publish highquality legal scholarship that is intellectually stimulating and innovative, contributing to legal study, development, and practical implementation worldwide through a diverse range of publications.

Ingram Publisher Services UK, formerly NBN International, is an experienced fullservice book distributor with a strong reputation for meeting publishers’ needs. With expertise in the publishing industry supply chain and digital services, they offer end-to-end eBook solutions for clients transitioning to digital publishing.

Intersentia Ltd, a subsidiary of Intersentia NV, founded in 1997 by Hans Kluwer, is a prominent legal publishing house based in Cambridge, UK. Intersentia specializes in private and public law, criminal law, EU law, comparative law, international law, and human rights, publishing academic, professional, and educational works along with titles in business, finance, and accounting.

John Benjamins Publishing Company, an independent academic publisher established over 50 years ago in Amsterdam, is family-owned by John and Claire Benjamins. Currently led by their daughter, Seline Benjamins, the company continues to excel in the academic publishing industry.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a global information and analytics provider, empowers professionals in legal, corporate, government, and non-profit sectors to enhance decision-making for improved business outcomes. As part of RELX Group, they operate in 130+ countries with 10,000 employees, utilizing content, technology, and analytics to promote the rule of law and equality.

Manchester University Press (MUP), is a renowned academic publisher founded in 1904. Specializing in humanities and social sciences, MUP publishes high-quality scholarly works that contribute to academic discourse and intellectual advancement. MUP’s publications encompass a wide range of subjects and disciplines.

National Book Network (NBN), established in 1986, is a service-oriented sales, marketing, and distribution company catering to publishers of commercial fiction, nonfiction books, and audio titles in North America and overseas. NBN is a subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., a prominent academic publisher in North America.

Parkstone International, is an international publishing house that specializes in high-quality fine art books available in print and digital formats. With a catalog of over 900 books covering fine arts, history, photography, fashion, architecture, religion, and children’s subjects, they offer content in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Princeton University Press (PUP), established in 1905, is an independent publisher closely associated with Princeton University. With a mission to disseminate scholarship to academia and society, PUP publishes innovative works across various disciplines, offering a coherent collection of books for intellectual advancement and future publications.

Reaktion Books, an independent publisher founded in 1985, initially focused on art, architecture, and design. Over time, its list expanded to include a wide range of subjects such as animal studies, Asian art, biography, cultural studies, fashion, history, philosophy, politics, and more, with around 45 new titles published annually. Series like Animal, Edible, Exposures, and Modern Architectures in History are integral to Reaktion’s diverse publishing program.

Rowman & Littlefield is an independent publisher founded in 1949, offering a wide array of high-quality scholarly and educational books across various disciplines. With a focus on academic excellence, R&L contributes to intellectual advancement and educational development.

Founded in Berkeley, California, in 1989, Stone Bridge Press boasts about 150 titles covering diverse Japan-related topics like language, business, literature, manga, design, and culture. With renowned authors like Donald Richie and Frederik L. Schodt, the press is revered for its insightful reference works on Japanese popular culture and characters. Their exploration of wabi-sabi in 1992 sparked an international design revolution.

The World Bank Group aims to eradicate extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity by conducting and publishing extensive research on social and economic development in emerging economies. The World Bank eLibrary provides access to over 13,000 publications without embargoes, serving top academic institutions, agencies, and organizations globally.

University of California Press (UC Press) is a prestigious university press advancing scholarship in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Supported by the UC Press Foundation and philanthropic contributions, UC Press promotes academic excellence globally.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency advocating for responsible, sustainable, and accessible tourism. UNWTO leads in promoting tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development, and environmental sustainability worldwide.