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 is here - Trevor Marchand on crafts

This post originally appeared on Social Science Space in January 2015 It’s an unusual approach for an academic: a hands-on approach. Literally a hands-on approach. Trevor Marchand is an anthropologist interested in how information about crafts is transferred from expert … Continue reading

SAGE’s Ziyad Marar joins the board of the Campaign for Social Science

The United Kingdom’s pre-eminent champion for promoting the social sciences, The Campaign for Social Science (CfSS), today welcomed SAGE’s Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar to its 14 strong board - made up of both academics and policy makers. Ziyad is … Continue reading

The Great Acceleration: The Start of the Anthropocene

From The Anthropocene Review  The ‘Great Acceleration’ graphs, created by Will Steffen, originally published in 2004 to show socio-economic and Earth System trends from 1750 to 2000, have now been updated to 2010. This new article is an update and … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Why Use Mixed Methods?

“A single method may not adequately represent the complexity of the social world that we are trying to understand” – Dr. Russell Schutt Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn from … Continue reading

Ebola virus disease: The ‘Black Swan’ in West Africa

From Tropical Doctor Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, and by 2013 had caused approximately 20 recorded outbreaks across East and Central Africa. In each case containment was achieved within … Continue reading

Elective surgery as a key translational model for multi-organ dysfunction and sepsis

From Journal of the Intensive Care Society Persistently high morbidity and significant mortality characterise sepsis syndrome, Fundamental limitations in both animal and patient models have contributed to a lack of therapeutic progress in human sepsis. Surgery provides a biologically and … Continue reading

New microsite connects science with policy for the public good

Researchers with solid data or evidence that could go a ways in crafting good policy routinely hear cries these days that they must push their findings into the public sphere for the public good. That was a major impetus for … Continue reading

Discoverability success stories in next NISO webinar

What does successful discoverability within the library look like? What factors in our industry need to align to fulfill the vision of a single search-box for the academic library? Index-based discovery systems – or “web-scale” resource discovery services – have … Continue reading

How can librarians and publishers enable discovery of scholarly content? (Survey results!)

By, Lettie Conrad, Executive Manager of Online Products, SAGE What do libraries expect of publishers when it comes to promoting and enabling discoverability of scholarly content? What do librarians believe has the greatest impact of the findability of research resources? … Continue reading

An adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction (mbsr) program to promote mind–body health for elders

An adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction program for elders in a continuing care retirement community Quantitative and qualitative results from a pilot randomized controlled trial From Journal of Applied Gerontology Given the aging population of North America and the constellation of … Continue reading

How one intern promoted digital literacy in his community (and what he's doing now)

Our 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial Scholarship Winner is a promising MLS student pursuing a duel Master of Archival Studies and Master of Library and Information Studies this fall at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. His impact as a … Continue reading

Staying in school: The efficacy of the McKinney–Vento Act for homeless youth

From Youth & Society The increasing number of homeless youth in the United States presents many social justice concerns, including issues of educational access, stigma, and self-advocacy.  The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 was created with the intent of … Continue reading

The International blogging awards, the Duckies, are back and ready for your votes!

For the past two years, SAGE has been the proud sponsor of the Online Achievement in International Studies (OAIS) or the Duckie awards, run by the Duck of Minerva Blog. These awards have gone from strength to strength since their … Continue reading

Join us in Chicago for Cake & Champagne, Wheel of Prizes, Presentations, & New Product Reveals!

It finally happened... SAGE turned 50! We are delighted to be celebrating this important anniversary with you at ALA Midwinter January 29 - February 2. Join us in booth #4021 on Friday at 5:30pm for cake and champagne and stick … Continue reading

Racial disparities in legal outcomes: On policing, charging decisions, and criminal trial proceedings

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PIBBS) 2014 was replete with social unrest to protest police brutality and racial inequality. With many calling for policy reform to improve race problems in the U.S. criminal justice system, this research … Continue reading