Category Archives: SAGE Connection

Case in Point: Interacting in the Bossless Workplace

Sometimes it’s companies—not just their employees— that don’t want bosses. At W. L. Gore & Associates, a manufacturing company, no employee is hired as anyone else’s boss. Instead, employees support each other and work together in what can be called … Continue reading

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How can social media be used to communicate research?

Social media has opened up a new platform for academic debate and offers new opportunities and ways for researchers to connect and collaborate with each other, as well as reach wider audiences beyond academia. But where should you begin?  And … Continue reading

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How librarians can support political scholarship and participation

We’re pleased to announce Julie Leuzinger, a political science librarian and the head of library learning services at the University of North Texas, as the winner of the 2017 Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press award. The award celebrates Julie’s support of political scholarship … Continue reading

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Get the scoop on supporting student success at the ALA Annual conference

The ALA Annual conference starts next week and we couldn’t be more excited to catch up with everyone! We’re also delighted to host some fun events, activities, and informative presentations themed around supporting student success. Check out the full schedule … Continue reading

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How to engage your group of library supporters

Each year, United for Libraries and SAGE Publishing team up to award an outstanding leader of a Friends of the Library group for an academic library with a travel grant to the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This year’s … Continue reading

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How librarians can help researchers get the most out of their data

Many librarians today are tackling the new challenges of understanding, storing, curating, and analyzing research data. In the webinar “Big Data to the Big Picture: Helping Researchers Get the Most of Their Data” (recording below), Caroline Muglia, Head of Resource … Continue reading

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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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