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

What’s the Big Deal about Big Data? Social Scientists Determine Cause Of Death At A Distance

While it might sound a little like an oxymoron, “social science technology” –especially in this era of big data – is both real and valuable. With it, says Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, “you … Continue reading

What does ‘Open in Action’ mean to SAGE editors?

Open Access Week has become a key fixture of the academic calendar, marked every year to collectively discuss, debate, and strategize the opportunities and challenges posed by OA as a global scholarly community. As this year’s  Open Access week draws … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  On the Role of Emotion in the Future of Journalism

From Social Media + Society Technology is as much the source of journalism as it is a force acting upon it. Emotion drives people’s increasingly intimate relationships with technology, fuels engagement with news and information, and inspires professionals to pursue … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Reporting rape: Victim perspectives on advocacy support in the criminal justice process

From Criminology and Criminal Justice Concerns about the criminal justice response to rape have prompted the development of victim advocacy services. This article draws upon a study evaluating an innovative advocacy model introduced in Scotland to assist reporting rape to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Entrepreneurship as a Career Option: Do Temporary Workers Have the Competencies, Intention and Willingness to Become Entrepreneurs?

From Journal of Entrepreneurship In the last few years, deep changes have occurred in the labor market. For some time, careers were based on environmental stability, hierarchical organizational structures, a continuous exchange between employer and employee and growing economy Presently, … Continue reading

Infographic: Highlights of SAGE’s Open Access Program in 2016

By Kimberley Simpson, Marketing Executive, Open Access, SAGE Publishing We’re delighted to once again celebrate Open Access Week with the global scholarly community. This year, we’ve published research by authors based in 89 countries around the world and are proud … Continue reading

How to solve common issues holding manuscripts back- Part 2

By Tiffany Medina, PR Assistant, SAGE Publishing— Follow @_TiffMedina We kicked off Peer Review Week with the first installment in our series on the common statistical and methodological issues editors and reviewers report when reviewing—and in some cases rejecting—manuscripts. Our first … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: New curriculum raises kidney awareness

Open access journal comes to SAGE Publishing with six-part series on kidney care and treatment From Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease A new series on core curriculum for kidney specialists has been released by the Canadian Journal of Kidney … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight:  Special issue: Unfolding emergence and re-animating the causal flow

Guest editors: David Jaclin and Philippe Theophanidis From Social Science Information           This issue brings together various scholars, with various perspectives to experiment with the very possibility of emergence(s) in research itself. Authors were invited to make sense of the concept … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Implication of alcohol consumption on aggregate wellbeing

From Perspectives in Public Health The recognition that alcohol consumption has implications that go beyond the individual to adversely affect his or her families and society is gaining momentum. For example in 2006, 83,180 individuals (46,825 from acute and 36,355 … Continue reading

Read why you should join our five Charleston Conference sessions

The Charleston Conference is just two weeks away! Themed “Roll with the Times, or the Times Roll Over You,” the conference will examine current issues affecting the library landscape, from discovery to working with publishers to research data management to … Continue reading

10 librarians on their experience at a research design institute

“…Always let your research question guide the way.” “It is very important to make clear connections between what I want to learn and the tools I will use to figure it out.” “…Research is not always clean and straightforward, you … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Fall and Television Noir

From Television and New Media This article analyzes the Belfast-set BBC series The Fall (2013–) as an illustrative example of television noir. It aims to use noir scholarship to investigate The Fall’s complex gender politics and genre position, and, more … Continue reading

The changing field of research methods- Part 7

As summer comes to end and we head into autumn, SAGE Publishing has been busy getting ready for the new academic year and continuing our efforts responding to changes in the research methods landscape. So what have we been up … Continue reading

Free Webinar: 5 Tips for Teaching Introduction to Mass Communication

Join Ralph E. Hanson for a webinar that discusses the challenges of teaching mass communication and five tips for engaging your students along the way. Ralph E. Hanson will discuss: class activities that help reach students from a variety of … Continue reading