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

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

On SAGE Insight: Why Asia’s Oldest Democracy is Bound to Fail

From Journal of Developing Societies It is argued that the Philippine “procedural–electoral democracy” is still far from being “consolidated” as in the levels similar to advanced liberal democracies in Northern Europe or North America. This article provides a general overview … Continue reading

CASBS, SAGE Seek to Honor Academics or Researchers With Policy Successes

Every year the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and SAGE Publishing (the parent of Social Science Space) award someone who has made an outstanding contribution by using social and behavioral research to address or … Continue reading

How can data science be used to solve social science problems?

How can data science be harnessed by social sector organisations to address key problems and unriddle overarching social questions? DataKind UK, an organisation that looks at how data can be used for social change and impact, recently held it’s Autumn … Continue reading

“Battling Bannings- Authors discuss intellectual freedom and the freedom to read” webinar recording with extra Q&A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkYadtg3tVQ Last month, we partnered with ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom to hold the webinar Battling Bannings- Authors discuss intellectual freedom and the freedom to read.  Moderated by Index on Censorship’s Vicky Baker, the webinar featured Christine Baldacchino, author of … Continue reading

Connection, Collaboration and Community – Reflections from IFLA 2016 Part 1

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC), a pivotal conference for the library and information services sector, took place once again in August. Having been the publisher of IFLA journal for over ten years, SAGE Publishing are delighted … Continue reading