Category Archives: SAGE Connection

Free access to the Index on Censorship Magazine spring issue

Giving voice to the individuals and organisations who fight censorship and campaign for free speech around the world, last night saw the annual Index On Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards, supported by SAGE, take place. To mark this event, you … Continue reading

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Stand up for banned books at ALA

Each year, individuals who find books conflict with their personal beliefs request them to be removed from library shelves and inaccessible to all patrons. The American Library Association (ALA) recorded 325 of these cases in 2016 and estimates that about … Continue reading

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15 authors share how libraries have impacted their lives

Continuing our celebration of National Library Week (April 9-15), we caught up with some of our textbook authors and asked them to tell us more about the role that libraries have, and continue to play, in their personal, professional, and/or academic lives. … Continue reading

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Activist-Scholar Award Goes to Economist Samuel Myers Jr.

Originally posted on Social Science Space April 2017 Samuel Myers Jr. What we know and what we can prove are often quite separate, as any good scientist or lawyer will testify. Understanding that, Samuel L. Myers, Jr., has spent his career … Continue reading

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Digital resources in developing world libraries: supporting research needs and increasing usage

Dinah Baidoo is an assistant librarian at Ashesi University College in Berekuso, Ghana, and won access to a year’s subscription of SAGE Knowledge as part of the 2016 Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition. We’ve caught up with her to find out more about … Continue reading

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An interview with the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2016 Best Paper Award winner

Since its launch in 2013 by SAGE and the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), the JFMS Resident Best Paper Award has sought to identify and reward innovation in veterinary science research. From skin grafts to urethral rupture, the award is … Continue reading

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Weathering the perfect storm: Librarians as partners in teaching, learning and scholarship

For National Library Week Anne Goulding, editor of the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, speaks here about the key influences which are transforming the library: from technology, and data management, to user experience, and developing student success. Goulding ultimately … Continue reading

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Integrating the digital: the challenges and opportunities for academic libraries today

For National Library Week Jane Harvell, Head of Academic Services & Special Collections at the University of Sussex library, speaks here about the biggest challenges that librarians are facing currently, how librarians and publishers can work together to overcome these … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week with SAGE!

By Emily Mazza, PR Intern, SAGE Publishing As a current college student the library, for me, represents the epitome of research and knowledge. It’s how I have access to thousands of research articles, books, and of course, a quiet place … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Anti-immigration attitudes and the opposition to European integration: A critical assessment

From European Union Politics Western European countries have been a popular destination for large-scale immigration and refugee flows from the rest of the world, particularly since the Second World War.  The aim of this overview is to critically examine the … Continue reading

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Spaces for debate: How important are blogs for the dissemination of research?

Over the past decade, blogging has become an influential platform for international debate and the expression of ideas. In celebration of this, the Duckie Awards, known more formally as the Online Achievement in International Studies (OAIS) Awards, highlight the biggest … Continue reading

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Archived Webinar: Marijuana on the Mind – A Primer for Policymakers

Originally published on Social Science Space March 27, 2017. “Policy has clearly outpaced science” in the United States on the issue of legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational use, say two researchers from Harvard University and McLean Hospital, a psychiatric … Continue reading

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See what SAGE has in store for you at ER&L

The Electronic Resource and Libraries (ER&L) conference is right around the corner, from April 2-5. We’re excited to both attend the conference and sponsor the official Online Conference for those who aren’t traveling to Austin. We have five special sessions lined up. … Continue reading

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Supporting undergraduate research at UKSG

It’s that time of the year when librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries converge at the annual UKSG conference to discuss key industry debates that are currently affecting the academic landscape and chains of communication. Taking place in Harrogate … Continue reading

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Free Webinar-The Power of Stories: Engaging your American Government Students

There is a growing body of research that points to the power of stories in helping students learn and remember core content. Please join SAGE / CQ Press author and award-winning professor Scott Abernathy (University of Minnesota) for a discussion … Continue reading

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