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

The latest Social Science Bites podcast: John Brewer on C. Wright Mills

Originally published on Social Science Space March 2015 The late sociologist C. Wright Mills is in the eyes of many best summed up by one incredibly influential book, The Sociological Imagination, in which he famously urges the academy to “translate … Continue reading

Myopia and daylight in schools: A neglected aspect of public health?

From Perspectives in Public Health Over the last 50 years myopia, or short-sightedness, has increased among children and is now a global public health problem. The most dramatic rise has been in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, China's cities, and elsewhere … Continue reading

Special Issue: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: A New Direction

Guest editors: Gaston Baslet, Barbara A. Dworetzky and David L. Perez From Clinical EEG and Neuroscience Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure (PNES) is frequently diagnosed in epilepsy   monitoring units. Our ability to understand and treat PNES and associated co-morbidities remains limited.  For … Continue reading

Peer Review: The Nuts & Bolts: How one PhD student sought to fill the information gap

Guest post, Hannah Aitchison, Chemistry Ph.D. student, University of St Andrews As a chemistry Ph.D. student, the past three and a half years have often felt like a marathon training programme. There has been intense preparation on instrumentation and technical … Continue reading

Racial hate crime and its prevalence in society

March 21st marked a key date in the fight for recognising the injustice that still stands in societies around the world relating to racial discrimination. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a day requested by the General … Continue reading

Virtual information training for a global business: Business Information Review 2014 Annual Best Paper Prize

From Business Information Review Business Information Review is delighted to announce the 2014 winner of its annual Best Paper Prize. The prize is awarded to papers which have demonstrated breakthrough thinking; potential impact on practice; a quality of writing and … Continue reading

Free Webinar: From Classroom to Corporate – Business and Management Resources to Help with the Transition

Whether students have a targeted career choice or are undecided, Business & Management is a popular degree due to its application in numerous job fields. But with today’s constantly evolving business world, are book-smart students as ready as they can … Continue reading

Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2015 – The Winners

This week’s Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards were once again a humbling and thought provoking occasion celebrating remarkable advocates and fighters for the freedom of expression from around the world. The people recognized have achieved extraordinary feats in … Continue reading

SAGE shortlisted for both the Bookseller Industry Awards and the London Book Fair International Publishing Excellence Awards!

We are thrilled to announce that we have once again been shortlisted for both the Bookseller Industry Awards and the London Book Fair International Publishing Excellence Awards. This is the third year in a row that we have been nominated for The … Continue reading

Special Issue on India: Globalization and People at the Margins: Experiences from the Global South

From Journal of Developing Societies This research focuses on the dispossessed, the marginal, the excluded and the empowerment of the voiceless. In this special issue, authors have tried to use the concept of marginalization in a more nuanced manner to … Continue reading

Celebrate with us at the SAGE Booth (#535) at the ACRL Conference

2015 is a historic year for ACRL and SAGE, one that marks our respective 75th and 50th anniversaries and gives us much to celebrate at next week’s conference! From March 25th to 27th, SAGE booth attendees will have the chance … Continue reading

Perspectives on Ebola screening at ports of entry in the UK

From Perspectives in Public Health This paper considers the recent outbreak and global spread of the disease and in particular the response of the UK to try and identify by screening any potentially affected. The current outbreak of Ebola is the … Continue reading

Why watch? Students' views on using videos to learn

From Ted Talks to documentaries to recorded medical procedures, video is now a common educational medium for students. As the demand for this digital content grows, what are students looking for in educational videos? And how can librarians help students … Continue reading

Republicans trust science - except when it comes to health insurance and gay adoption

Does partisanship shape attitudes toward science and public policy? The case for ideology and religion From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science This study finds that while Democrats are generally more “pro-science” than other political … Continue reading

Introducing 4 of the nominees from this year’s Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Earlier this month the 17 nominees of this year’s Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards, were announced. In advance of these esteemed awards, taking place on Wednesday this week, we wanted to share with you video interviews of some … Continue reading