Engaging With the Untidy World of Nonprofits

Engaging With the Untidy World of Nonprofits

This piece was originally posted on SAGE’s Social Science Space Blog here and is re-posted here with their kind permission.  If you represent a professional association and you want to increase engagement from your members, a good place to seek of advice would be Mark Hager’s office ...

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Free Webinar - The Reference Interview Today: Practical Principles, Timeless Tips

Tuesday, September 9, 3pm ET  Every time you look around, methods for responding to reference queries have changed. Patrons are asking questions via email, chat, Skype, FaceTime; the list goes on, and there’s still a line at the desk! This … Continue reading

Fragile agencies in emerging adulthood and challenges of independent living

Fragile Agencies in the Making Challenges of Independent Living in Emerging Adulthood From Young The transition from childhood to adulthood is generally believed to involve a socio-cultural model; a person gradually achieves individual space, autonomy and inde­pendence from his parents … Continue reading

Closing the Academic-Practitioner Gap on Labor Day: Stories of Success

This piece was originally posted on SAGE’s Management Ink Blog here and is re-posted here with the kind permission of Management Ink Editors.  By Cynthia Nalevanko, Editor, Management INK [We're pleased to welcome Megan W. Gerhardt who collaborated with Kenneth G. Brown and Anders Dysvik … Continue reading

Free access to a collection of journal articles related to Ebola

In response to the global concern for effective treatment and prevention of Ebola due to the recent outbreak in West Africa, SAGE has opened access to a selection of relevant research articles of particular interest to researchers, healthcare workers, and … Continue reading

Read these top-read Pharmacology, Toxicology, & Biotechnology articles FREE in September

SAGE publishes many peer-reviewed journals in Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Biotechnology, the majority which are ranked in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports®. To kick-start your new academic year, we invite you to read these featured articles from a selection of … Continue reading

How do you (successfully) gamify a course?

Dr. Mika LaVaque-Manty  is the 2014 winner of the SAGE/CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation, Arthur F. Thurnau Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, and an expert ‘gamifier’ in the university classroom. Currently, Dr. LaVaque-Manty is … Continue reading

The opportunities and challenges of online open-access publishing

This article originally appeared on the Monkey Cage on Monday, August 25 here and has been reposted with the kind permission from the Monkey Cage editors. By Erik Voeten This week around 7,000 political scientists will descend on Washington for the annual meeting of … Continue reading

Shared remembering in couples

Couples as socially distributed cognitive systems: Remembering in everyday social and material contexts From Memory Studies In everyday life remembering occurs within social contexts. Remembering the past plays a crucial role in our lives, our identities, our plans, our social … Continue reading

What's your favorite Library Tradition? (Show us to win)

Send us a snapshot of your favorite library tradition for a chance to win a travel grant to the 2015 Charleston Conference or one of 11 $50 Amazon gift cards.  From finals week slumber parties, to blasting songs at night … Continue reading

Improving prescription labelling to better patient outcomes

The legibility of prescription medication labelling in Canada Moving from pharmacy-centred to patient-centred labels From Canadian Pharmacists Journal / Revue des Pharmaciens du Canada Patient-centred care is a professional obligation to take responsibility for an individual patient’s needs. This includes making … Continue reading

Classroom Summer Reading Series Part III: Tips for Teaching in a Multicultural Classroom

During the 2012/2013 school year, the Institute of International Education reported that the number of international students studying in the U.S. had reached an all-time high of 819,644 students (7 percent increase from the previous year). With more students pursuing … Continue reading

Objectification in romantic relationships related to sexual pressure and coercion

The object of desire: How being objectified creates sexual pressure for women in heterosexual relationships From Psychology of Women Quarterly To sexually objectify a woman is to focus on her body in terms of how it can provide sexual pleasure … Continue reading

Dr. Peter Lin on Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Peter Lin is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy at the Baylor College of Medicine AND our new Editor in Chief of the journal Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (VES). Widely … Continue reading

Engaging With the Untidy World of Nonprofits

This piece was originally posted on SAGE’s Social Science Space Blog here and is re-posted here with their kind permission.  If you represent a professional association and you want to increase engagement from your members, a good place to seek of advice would be Mark … Continue reading

Handling your aggro: how to get over yourself online

Guest blog post by SAGE Author, Megan Poore How often have you forgotten that there are real people behind the online world we so frequently communicate through and inhabit? Does the screen make you feel protected and elicit certain behavioural … Continue reading