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What are the political ramifications of globalization? 

How has globalization developed over the past 30 years? What are its political implications? In this year’s University of Essex Government Regius lecture, “The Politics of Globalization: The World Economy and Domestic Politics,” Helen Milner, the B. C. Forbes Professor … Continue reading

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Please Sweat the Small Stuff (When Working for Student Success)

This post originally appeared on Social Science Space here and was reposted with permission By Michael Todd, Social Science Space Editor The turn-of-the-millennium mantra of ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff’ is exactly the wrong message for ensuring that American students both get … Continue reading

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Tips on Supporting an Entrepreneurial Environment on Campus

When thinking about supporting entrepreneurship on campus,  what academic disciplines come to mind? In today’s world of higher ed, entrepreneurship is certainly a focus for the business realm of academia, but more and more a subject broached among  a range of … Continue reading

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New cloud tool allows authors to annotate article proofs online

The process from article acceptance to publication can, at times, feel drawn out and lengthy. In an effort to speed up turnaround times and support our authors and editors through the publication process, SAGE Publishing has teamed up with our … Continue reading

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Scholarship Winner Gives Insight on Evolving Technology in Libraries

 Jaimie L. Kicklighter is the recipient of the 2016 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media. Currently, Kicklighter works as a library technical specialist at Auburn University Special Collections & Archives. After earning her MLS, Kicklight wants to work with … Continue reading

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Learning Effectively with Case Studies

A Conversation between  Professor Noah Barsky, PhD. and Former MBA Student and now Business Consultant Lidya Tkacs detailing business case studies NB: Hello. It’s great to see you; thanks for taking the time to share your insights and experience with case based business … Continue reading

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Learn How to Use Metadata to Enhance Usage of Streaming Data

As video becomes more widely used in academic settings and in research, how can librarians help patrons navigate the sea of video available to them to find quality content from authoritative sources? Now more than ever, searching for video requires … Continue reading

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Big Data Much Better Than People at Determining Keywords

“Humans, I’m going to make the case, are horrible at picking keywords,” claims Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, during a talk last year on Capitol Hill. “… I’m going to convince you that you … Continue reading

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Get tips, demos, and treats at the SAGE Booth during ALA Midwinter

Join us at the SAGE Publishing Booth (#812) during the ALA Midwinter conference in Atlanta, Georgia from January 20-24. Enjoy desserts while we discuss the new platform for SAGE journals, or breakfast snacks while you get faculty outreach tips from a former … Continue reading

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Guide for Contributors: Tips for Writing Case Studies

By Noah Barsky, PhD, Villanova University Textbook examples certify learning. Cases educate. Textbook learning is often a re-packaging of objective facts or approaches set forth in a preceding chapter. A great case can call upon resources of many types across … Continue reading

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New Social Science Bites Podcast: Sandy Pentland on Social Physics

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, January 2017  For Alex “Sandy” Pentland, one of the best-known and widely cited computational social scientists in the world, these are halcyon days for his field.  One of the creators of the MIT Media Lab … Continue reading

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3 Questions for Planning Your Own PD

This piece was originally posted in Corwin Connect, a blog featuring the latest in K-12 education and professional development. “Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn.” This quote by Benjamin Franklin is often … Continue reading

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SAGE Connection’s Most-Read Blog Posts of 2016

SAGE Connection’s top 10 most-visited blog posts of this year are in and the insights they include range from classroom tips to environmental sustainability to research methods to big data. From timeless tips from 2012 to recent event coverage, read through the … Continue reading

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5 Suggestions for Keeping Up with Technology

This piece was originally posted in Corwin Connect, a blog featuring the latest in K-12 education and professional development. The problem with writing about technology is that by the time I pick some specific form of technology, tell you how to … Continue reading

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Reasons to rename journals: Responses from two editors

By Elizabeth Berry, Marketing Manager, Journals, SAGE Publishing The two official journals of SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) will begin their 22nd year of publication in 2017 with new titles and taglines. The Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) … Continue reading

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