Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

On SAGE Insight: How do emotions affect public opinion on the European Union?: Fear, anger and enthusiasm about the EU

Article title: Fear, anger and enthusiasm about the European Union: Effects of emotional reactions on public preferences towards European integration From European Union Politics How do emotions affect public opinion on the European Union? This article advances existing literature that … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The link between superbugs and hospital outsourced cleaners

Article title: Superbugs versus outsourced cleaners: Employment Arrangements and the Spread of Health Care–Associated Infections From ILR Review On any given day, one in every 25 patients in U.S. hospitals has a health care–associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI)—one of a … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: Experienced journalists offer tips on how to spot “fake news”

Article title: Reel-time news: As “fake news” dominates headlines, Index’s global team of experienced journalists offers tips on how to spot falsehoods before you click and share From Index on Censorship Manipulating news and discrediting the media are techniques that … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is it possible to remain anonymous when Tech giants and governments are out to get our data?

Article title: Your cover is shown: Tech giants and governments are out to get your data. Soon it might be impossible to remain anonymous From Index on Censorship 23As a new law presses New York’s police to make public their … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

On SAGE Insight: The library in the research culture of the university

A case study of Victoria University Library From IFLA Journal This article presents a case study of Victoria University (VU) Library as a relatively young university library contributing to the development of an institution’s nascent research culture. VU Library endeavors … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: American libraries in 2016

Creating their future by connecting, collaborating and building community From IFLA Journal This article presents an overview of the American library landscape and explains the trends and challenges American libraries are facing.  The United States has a vibrant and diverse … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: In honor of National Library Week, check out these free articles on data  literacy & data management plans

From Journal of Librarianship and Information Science and IFLA Journal  Data literacy for researchers and data librarians: This paper aims to paint a picture of the importance of data, to give insight into the related behavior of the research community … Continue reading