Category Archives: SAGE Connection

How to teach American Government using real-life stories

Some educators naturally use stories—from pop culture, news, or current events, etc.—to relate concepts and ideas to their students. When instructors truly understand the power of storytelling, as SAGE Publishing author Scott Abernathy explains in the recorded webinar below, they … Continue reading

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Is the lack of reviewer recognition putting research at risk?

Publons co-founder Andrew Preston outlines the online tools’ new initiative to better support reviewer recognition. Giving better recognition to reviewers and highlighting their expertise, Publons state, could have a very positive impact on the world of scholarly research. Peer review … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Take Your Entrepreneurship Teaching to the Next Level

If you’re going to teach an entrepreneurship class, you probably won’t approach it the same way as you would a normal class. By nature, entrepreneurship requires adaptability and creativity. In the archived webinar below, Dr. Heidi M. Neck, professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College, … Continue reading

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How has nursing practice developed over the past year?

From mental health to critical care, nursing is a dynamic field of study and practice, one which is continually changing and presenting new challenges and areas for development. In celebration of International Nurses Day we’ve spoken to academics and practitioners … Continue reading

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Case in Point: Developing a Unique Healthcare Model

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) went into effect, the healthcare industry experienced the largest expansion of US government involvement since Medicare and Medicaid. This shift in government involvement created a ripe environment for government-subsidized clinics … Continue reading

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Navigating user engagement and usage statistics in the library

By Kelly Nicholls, Regional Sales Manager – UK and Ireland, SAGE Publishing April saw over 400 people descend on Harrogate for the 40th UKSG conference.  UKSG is one of the only organisations that spans the entire scholarly community encompassing librarians, … Continue reading

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Fake news to open access: 5 librarians respond to the changes affecting the information industry

Following the annual UKSG conference, a core platform for librarians, publishers, and  information professionals  to discuss the changing academic landscape, we  caught up with five of the SAGE travel grant recipients to get their thoughts on the biggest influences currently … Continue reading

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SAGE author Alexander Haslam wins British Psychological Society’s Presidents’ Award

We are delighted to share the news that Alexander Haslam, co-author of the recently published second edition of Social Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies has been awarded the British Psychological Society’s Presidents’ Award! Alex has been with the Professor of … Continue reading

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Watch 4 Sessions from ER&L: Marketing Resources, Communicating with Faculty, Video Use, and Active Learning

Last month, SAGE Publishing organized four sessions at the Electronic Resource and Libraries (ER&L) Conference in Austin, Texas that highlight important issues for librarians. Below, we posted recordings of each session so you can watch them at your leisure. Each … Continue reading

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4 ways to support science after the march

This past Saturday, millions of scientists, researchers, policymakers, and citizens participated in the first ever “March for Science” to highlight the value of science to society and the critical need for scientific funding. Some of our own staff participated in … Continue reading

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How well are we? An education system under stress

Stress effects everyone at different times, in a multitude of different ways. This is no truer than in Education. With students preparing for their end of year exams, exam stress is a likely occurrence and something that many of us … Continue reading

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How does your library support student success? Show us to win.

Send us a photo that demonstrates how your library supports student success for a chance to win a travel grant to the 2017 Charleston Conference or one of five $50 Amazon gift cards. How does your library support student success? … Continue reading

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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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