Category Archives: SAGE Connection

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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How to Use Diverse Narratives and Storytelling to Create a More Inclusive Classroom

This story originally appears in American Government: Stories of a Nation by Scott F. Abernathy, CQ Press, 2017.  Students are entering today’s college classroom with a diverse range of backgrounds, beliefs, experiences, and opinions. According to a 2016 report from … Continue reading

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How to voice a movement (and the books that will inspire you to do so)

By Olivia Butze, PR Associate In support of Banned Books Week, SAGE hosted a webinar on the freedom of speech and the freedom to read and write in partnership with the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and Index … Continue reading

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160 reasons why Banned Books Week is important

Every year, an estimated 10,766 books, databases, displays, speakers, programs, and social media posts are challenged or banned. That means 10,766 stories, views, lessons, and opinions go unshared. In a world where social media reigns and fake news is all … Continue reading

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Fruitful Feedback: 5 Factors of a Great Peer Review

By Jennifer Lovick, Executive Editor of Cancer Control and Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment and Senior Managing Editor at SAGE Publishing You’ve been invited to review a paper that is under consideration for publication in a research journal. You … Continue reading

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Publishing peer review: An interview with the editor of Cooperation and Conflict

By Mollie Broad, PR Executive, SAGE Publishing @broad_mollie Peer review, although an imperfect system, plays an essential role within the scholarly ecosystem and acts as the gatekeeper in order to maintain the integrity of the academic record. However, reviewing manuscripts … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended! How does your library innovate digitally? (Prizes for top photos!)

As a librarian in 2018, you promote your library a lot differently than librarians did back in 2008. Ten years ago, Myspace was favored over Facebook, BlackBerry sold almost two times as many phones as Apple, and Twitter had just hit 6.0 million users, … Continue reading

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7 steps to strengthening your reviewer profile

By Katrina Newitt, Senior Peer Review Manager, SAGE Publishing, @KatrinaNewitt   You want to start reviewing. Where, and how, do you begin? It is widely acknowledged that there is a lack of formal training for peer reviewers and most learn “on … Continue reading

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Happy Peer Review Week!

By Kristen Marchetti, Associate Director of Peer Review @marchetti_kl If you’re not already aware, today marks the beginning of Peer Review Week 2018, an annual event, currently in its fourth year running, which focuses on the importance of the role that peer … Continue reading

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Meet the SAGE Journals Author Relations Team

We are delighted to introduce you to the Author Relations Team here at SAGE Journals. Amy, Eleanor, Jennie, Jessica, Kathleen, Sammy, and Tara work together to provide high-quality resources to support prospective and published authors across all disciplines. Visit the … Continue reading

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Partnerships in Publishing: An Interview with SAGE Acquisition Editors

  During our 53+ years of publishing, we here at SAGE have grown our journals portfolio to include more than 1,100 journals, of which more than 400 are published in partnerships with societies and associations. Almost 200 titles publish under … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Promote Your Paper to the Public Using Social Media

By Kelly Heida, SAGE Publishing Congratulations, you’ve published your paper! As focus on science communication (scicomm) continues to rise in the academic community, social media is a natural fit for promoting work to the media, public, or policy makers. It … Continue reading

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Introducing the International Journal of Robotics Paper of the Year Award

Last week the inaugural International Journal of Robotics (IJRR) Research Paper of the Year award was presented at the Robotics: Science and Systems conference.  The award seeks to recognize research that has the most potential impact within the field of Robotics and support its … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Engage with Your Editorial Board

  By Allison Leung, SAGE Publishing As a journal editor, your editorial board is a valuable resource, made up of amazing researchers, scholars, and practitioners. Each member of your board brings with them a unique perspective and a wealth of … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Do To Celebrate International Women in Engineering Day

By Samantha Emily Evans, Marketing Assistant, SAGE Publishing – @AcademicSammy Tomorrow once again marks International Women in Engineering Day (IWED), an international awareness campaign both celebrating the achievements of female engineers and placing a spotlight on the career opportunities that there … Continue reading

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