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Where is the academic book now?

At the end of January, SAGE Publishing celebrated Academic Book Week, hosting a range of content on SAGE Connection/ Insight that challenged the existing preconceptions about the role, value and modern day use of academic texts. All of this content got … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 years of Little Green Books

To celebrate 40 years of Little Green Books, we recently held our QASS 40th Anniversary Contest where we asked you to submit photos answering the question What have the little green books meant to you? We are thrilled to announce ours … Continue reading

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How is SAGE Publishing making academic books accessible?

As part of our Academic Book Week themed SAGE Connection/ Insight, we’ve spoken to Huw Alexander, Digital Sales Manager at SAGE to find out what SAGE is doing to make our academic books accessible to meet the diverse needs of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Social Media for Academics

Author: Mark Carrigan Social Media for Academics is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues … Continue reading

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Top journal articles discussing the role of academic books

Textbooks and journal articles are the two main pillars of traditional academic publishing, and each medium often speaks directly to the other. In today’s Academic Book Week  post we are sharing a selection of key articles from across SAGE Publishing’s … Continue reading

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8 posts on academic books

Kicking off Academic Book Week 2017, we’ve delved into SAGE Connection’s archives to take you on a journey of how the academic text has changed since we started SAGE Connection eight years ago. And what changes there have been, from challenging … Continue reading

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Free webinar on how authors and librarians can respond to book bannings

What’s it like to be the author of a banned or challenged book?  How do authors respond in these situations and how can librarians support them and the freedom to read? In honor of Banned Books Week, three authors will address … Continue reading

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Admiration and awe — an academic Friend’s first ALA Annual Conference

By Molly Hart, Student Engagement Coordinator, Columbia College Library, Chicago, Ill. Like many Americans, my love affair with libraries began when I was a child. During the many hot and humid summers I spent growing up in Chicago, I often … Continue reading

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Free resources for International Education Week – Could you study abroad?

Studying abroad has long been a tradition within education, seen by many as a way for students to broaden and enrich scholarly experience. This week is International Education Week (November 16-20), an important opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international … Continue reading

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Fareed Zakaria defends liberal education-excerpt from his latest book

Originally published on Social Science Space  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of SAGE at the New York Public Library last week, journalist and author Fareed Zakaria addressed the importance of the humanities and social science to society. Zakaria’s latest book, In … Continue reading

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OA Week Interview Series – Meet the editor of Global Pediatric Health

Earlier this year, SAGE launched a new open access journal designed to promote health issues of children that are common to all regions of the world, Global Pediatric Health (GPH). Ahead of Open Access Week, we had a quick chat … Continue reading

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OA Week Interview Series – Meet the editor of Big Data and Society

As part of OA Week 2014, this week SAGE is delighted to bring you a series of interviews with some of our OA editors to explore their views and thoughts on the challenges of OA, and to provide some advice … Continue reading

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SAGE book honored at the American Psychological Association Meeting

Earlier this week, we were delighted to learn that a SAGE book, Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners by Virginia Braunn and Victoria Clarke, was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Publication Award (DPA). The DPA, given by the Association … Continue reading

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SAGE textbook shortlisted in the British Psychological Society’s annual Book Award

This past week, SAGE was delighted to learn that one of our textbooks, Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners by Dr. Virginia Braun and Dr. Victoria Clarke, has been shortlisted for the British Psychological Society’s annual Book Award. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Librarians during National Library Week …and ALL year long

…with a highly-anticipated and very well-deserved library takeover of SAGE Connection Here at SAGE, we look for any excuse to celebrate the information professionals that connect the print and digital materials we publish with the researchers and learners who are … Continue reading

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