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

Why we give back with backpacks

Can you imagine trying to study for a test without any notes, because you couldn’t afford pens or paper? Without essential school supplies such as backpacks, rulers, notebooks and pencils, a basic education may be out of reach for students … Continue reading

Investigating black and minority ethnic leaders’ career experiences

Article: Reflections on the labyrinth: Investigating black and minority ethnic leaders’ career experiences From Human Relations Despite a continuing rise in the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) employees entering the UK workforce, their representation in leadership roles remains … Continue reading

Peer review essentials for the beginning peer reviewer

This piece was originally posted on the Publons blog here has part of a series of guest pieces and interviews by experienced peer reviewers on advice and insights for early-career reviewers. Elisabeth Bik is a Research Associate at the Department … Continue reading

Mental health service needs in the prison boom: The case of children of incarcerated mothers

From Criminal Justice Policy Review As the number of incarcerated women in the United States has increased dramatically over the past several decades there have been growing concerns over the well-being of children of imprisoned mothers. Numerous studies have shown … Continue reading

How does your library innovate? (Show us to win)

Send us a snapshot of how your library is innovating for the future for a chance to win a travel grant to the 2016 Charleston Conference or one of nine $50 Amazon gift cards.  From makerspaces to Librari-Cons to e-reading … Continue reading

How can we improve data sharing of biomedical research across the globe?

Special issue: Ethics and sharing individual-level health research data from low and middle income settings Guest editors: Susan Bull and Michael Parker From Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE) With the globalization of biomedical research and growing … Continue reading

Reflections on Academic Research and Writing (Part 3): International Collaboration

By, Lori L. Hart, Contributor, Management INK, SAGE This piece was originally posted in Management INK, a blog highlighting top scholarship and catering to academics, researchers and practitioners in the Management and Business fields. Collaboration is something we’re all familiar with and most … Continue reading

"Data for the Non-Data Librarian” webinar recording with extended Q&A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMzrIEnuVT8 On Tuesday, we held the webinar Data for the Non-Data Librarian, in which pro data librarians Jen Darragh and Hailey Mooney shared their vetted approach to answering data and statistics questions. Walking us through the five steps in their … Continue reading

JALA Special Issue: New Developments in Biosensing Technologies

From Journal of Laboratory Automation,  The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) continues to celebrate its 20th year of scientific journal publishing with a special issue of the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA) on New Developments in Biosensing Technologies. … Continue reading

18 ways to engage the college classroom (Part III)

In Part I and Part II of our blog series on engaging the college classroom, winners of The SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award shared how they hold their students' attention throughout a class period. Below, read about a few more … Continue reading

Special Issue: Gender (in)equalities in South Asia

Guest editors: Pavithra Kailasapathy, Arosha Adikaram and Glenda Strachan From South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management Gender (in)equalities in workplaces have emerged as a key concern in the contemporary world of work with concepts and practices such as diversity … Continue reading

European bi-national love relationships, European identification and transnational solidarity

Article title: Falling in love with(in) Europe: European bi-national love relationships, European identification and transnational solidarity From European Union Politics This paper  investigates whether individuals in European bi-national love relationships identify more as Europeans and show more intended European transnational … Continue reading

The waves of The Metric Tide

First published on Social Science Space August 2015           While the initial splash made by The Metric Tide, an independent review on the role of metrics in research assessment, has died down since its release last month, … Continue reading

Reflections on Academic Research and Writing (Part 2): Ethical Publishing

By, Lori L. Hart, Contributor, Management INK, SAGE This piece was originally posted in Management INK, a blog highlighting top scholarship and catering to academics, researchers and practitioners in the Management and Business fields. Publication ethics continues to be an enduring … Continue reading

18 ways to engage the college classroom (Part II)

In the first post of this series on engaging the college classroom, we shared some top tips from a few instructors and The SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award winners. We’re pleased to bring you the second installment, which features … Continue reading