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On SAGE Insight; Identifying diffusion patterns of research articles on Twitter: A case study of online engagement with open access articles

From Public Understanding of Science Science has long been of public interest, as well as a site of intellectual and political contestation. However, it is only in recent years that social media—particularly Twitter, blogs, and academic social networks such as … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Changing the Default to Support Open Access to Education Research

From Educational Researcher The Internet has revolutionized the way we share and access information, yet most scholarly journal literature remains locked behind paywalls for the average reader. Thus, practitioners and policymakers in fields like education are unable to access articles that would otherwise benefit … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The moral economy of open access

Special Issue on Moral economies of the digital Guest Editor: Dave Elder-Vass From European Journal of Social Theory Access to and profit from scientific publications have become one of the defining issues in contemporary knowledge production. Public attention has been … Continue reading

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Celebrating Open Access Week 2018

By Kathleen Sargeant, Marketing Manager, Open Access With the emergence of initiatives such as “Plan S”, open access is currently at a juncture, and as the landscape continue to change we as a community are once again shaking up how … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Blog Posts from SAGE Open Access in 2018

In 2018, open access journals at SAGE began experimenting with a new style of blog post, to aid authors in reaching new audiences with their research. These new blog posts allow the author to summarise one or more of the … Continue reading

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Infographic: Highlights of SAGE’s Open Access Program 2017

By George Salter, Marketing Assistant, Open Access, SAGE Publishing We’re delighted to once again be celebrating Open Access Week with the global scholarly community, a week that has become a key fixture in the academic calendar, providing a global forum … Continue reading

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Fake news to open access: 5 librarians respond to the changes affecting the information industry

Following the annual UKSG conference, a core platform for librarians, publishers, and  information professionals  to discuss the changing academic landscape, we  caught up with five of the SAGE travel grant recipients to get their thoughts on the biggest influences currently … Continue reading

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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

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On SAGE Insight: What does ‘green’ open access mean?

Article title: What does ‘green’ open access mean? Tracking twelve years of changes to journal publisher self-archiving policies From Journal of Librarianship and Information This paper seeks to explore publishers’ changing attitudes towards so-called Green open access over a 12-year period. … Continue reading

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SAGE Open five years on: Lessons learned and future thoughts on open access in humanities and social sciences

This post originally appeared on the London School of Economics and Political Science Impact Blog in May 2016 SAGE Open is celebrating its 5th birthday. When SAGE Publishing launched SAGE Open in 2010, the humanities and social sciences were still grappling … Continue reading

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Enabling authors to pay for open access – The Gold Open Access market and the role of an institutional central fund

This post originally appeared on the London School of Economics and Political Science Impact Blog in March 2016 Having tracked and analysed the usage data of one university’s central open access fund over an eight year period, Stephen Pinfield shares findings from a … Continue reading

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Connecting with the Community: Stephen Pinfield on Institutional Open Access Funds

By Bailey Baumann, Editorial Assistant, SAGE Open Stephen Pinfield is Professor of Information Services Management at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has been involved in research and development in the area of open access for 15 years, including contributions … Continue reading

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“Faculty Perspectives on Publishing Open Access” webinar recording with extended Q&A

Why do some researchers choose to publish in open access publications while others avoid it? In honor of Open Access Week, we organized a webinar entitled “Faculty Perspectives on Publishing Open Access” with professors Alan Daly of the University of California, … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2015: A 5 minute interview with an OA Editor

Open Access Week 2015 has been filled with the sharing and debate of key issues concerning OA publishing across the scholarly community. To round off our week of interviews and OA discussions, we spent 5 minutes with Jaffar Ali, the … Continue reading

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Connecting with the Community: Raquel Recuero on Social Networks and Open Access in the Social Sciences

By Bailey Baumann, Editorial Assistant, SAGE Open Soon after the publication of her first SAGE Open article, Dr. Raquel Recuero chose to share her excitement—and her article—over Twitter. “Hashtags Functions in the Protests Across Brazil” by Recuero et al., explores … Continue reading

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