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

SAGE Publishing sponsors DataKind’s Autumn DataDive

90% of the worlds’ data has been created in the last two years and whilst this ocean of data has potential for social scientists, as of yet, it is not being fully harnessed. This provides great opportunities, but the successful … Continue reading

Free webinar on how authors and librarians can respond to book bannings

What’s it like to be the author of a banned or challenged book?  How do authors respond in these situations and how can librarians support them and the freedom to read? In honor of Banned Books Week, three authors will address … Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal about Big Data? What Makes Big Data Valuable

“It’s not about the data. That’s not what the innovation is here.” So began Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, in a talk he made this summer on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to an … Continue reading

How has the peer review arena changed over the past year? An update from Publons

Publons is a relatively new ‘kid on the block’ shaking up the peer review arena. Addressing the challenges around timing, it aims to speed up science by harnessing the power of peer review, and allowing reviewers to get recognition for … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Reading in the Age of the Internet

Guest editors: Daniel Allington and Stephen Pihlaja From Language and Literature  Reading has changed with consumer adoption of digital technologies, and its changes are many: from the new ways in which users of such technologies can now access texts to … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Fostering a Scientifically Informed Populace

How do we decide whether to vaccinate our children? Or eat genetically engineered foods? Accept human causes of climate change? Determine whether to take narcotics for pain? Know whether nuclear energy is safe? Democracies depend on educated citizens who can … Continue reading

Why peer review matters to Sense about Science, the public and early career researchers

Sense about Science is an independent campaigning charity that promotes understanding and use of scientific evidence and challenges its misrepresentation. We equip people with the tools they need to make sense of science and evidence, which is why we have … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight : Let’s stay home and watch TV: The benefits of shared media use for close relationships

From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Sharing a social identity is a key component of interdependence in romantic relationships.. When people lack a shared circle of friends with their partners, sharing media like TV shows, books, and movies with … Continue reading

Free Webinar: A Debate on Academic Freedom

Academic freedom is in crisis. The commercialization and privatization of scholarship, the precariousness of academic careers, and the restrictions of university management regimes entail significant barriers to freedom in research and teaching. What are the features of this crisis of … Continue reading

SAGE’s Reviewer Gateway- supporting reviewers through the peer review process

On the second day of Peer Review Week 2016, we thought it would be a good time to tell you more about SAGE’s Reviewer Gateway, our online portal providing key peer review resources for the research community. Peer review is … Continue reading

Special Issue: Advances in the Assessment of Perfectionism

Guest editors: Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt From Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment Perfectionism is a growing problem with recent research suggesting that as many as three in ten young people are characterized by maladaptive forms of perfectionism. The … Continue reading

How to solve common issues holding manuscripts back- Part 1

By Tiffany Medina, PR Assistant, SAGE Publishing— Follow @_TiffMedina Have you ever been puzzled by reviewers’ and/or editors’ concerns over your article’s methodology or statistical analysis? In honor of Peer Review Week, we’re pleased to announce our new four-part blog series … Continue reading

Recognition for Review: Who’s Doing What?

This post first appeared on the Peer Review Week website and is a culmination of opinions and thoughts from the Peer Review Week organising committee.  To help celebrate Peer Review Week 2016, we asked the 20+ organisations on the steering … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Conducting research with minimally verbal participants with autism spectrum disorder

Article + Podcast From Autism Until recently, most published research studies on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) did not include older minimally verbal individuals. The term “minimally verbal” is used in cases in which an individual has very limited use of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why who we are makes a difference

Special section From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This special edition considers the increasingly ‘technocratic’ world of mental health and social care services. How can robust clinical services be provided that cater to the different levels of difference that clients … Continue reading