Tag Archives: academic publishing

Infographic: Why should I use ORCID?

By Rehannah Karim, Senior Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing We live in an increasingly globalized world, with the ability to connect to more and more people every day. In order to avoid confusion it is crucial that researchers are able to … 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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How can the publishing industry respond to the rise of big data?

The rise of big data and new technology has, and continues to transform the very nature of social research. This poses challenges, and opportunities, for both the publishing industry and the research community. From the rise of ‘open and sharing’ … Continue reading

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8 posts on academic books

Kicking off Academic Book Week 2017, we’ve delved into SAGE Connection’s archives to take you on a journey of how the academic text has changed since we started SAGE Connection eight years ago. And what changes there have been, from challenging … Continue reading

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Working with our local university

  SAGE and Corwin staff recently spent a great day at Californian Lutheran University discussing all  things publishing.  We started the day with a key note talk from one of SAGE’s local authors.  Professor Michalle Mor Barak is at the … Continue reading

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Funding bodies to launch a new OA journal

Few of us in publishing could announce the launch of a major new journal without either a name or an editor, but this is what three leading funding organizations have done.  The Wellcome Trust, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and … Continue reading

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Making the most of editorial boards

Editorial board members are the eyes and ears of the journal and we have seen many examples where editors have developed excellent working relations with their boards.  This can bring many benefits so, beyond recommending the journal to their library (if it … Continue reading

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Latest news from the STM Association

The STM Association held it’s Spring Conference in Washington DC this week.  Over a day and a half we covered topics as diverse as the impact on creative thinking that comes from our faster lifestyle to the use of data … Continue reading

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Peer review – a review of its future

A very large and potentially significant report: Peer Review in Academic Promotion and Publishing: Its meaning, locus and future has just been published by the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley.  Here are two extracts from the … Continue reading

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The value of e-journals

The Research Information Network published an excellent report in January on E-journals: their use, value and impact.  Here is a summary from their introduction: It’s clear that e-journals have given researchers an unprecedented level and convenience of access to knowledge … Continue reading

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Supporting students and developing tomorrow’s scholars

We have had a busy couple of weeks for visitors in SAGE.  A number of our existing and new society partners have been to Thousand Oaks to meet with a wide range of SAGE staff.  We always learn something new … Continue reading

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Exploring new ways to engage with readers

Christopher Winship, the Editor of Sociological Methods & Research has launched a blog with the aim of engaging with his authors and readers.  Here is an extract from his introductory blog post: The SMR blog is an online forum for … Continue reading

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SAGE at 45 – a letter from Sara Miller McCune

Dear employees, authors, editors, societies and other partners, On the 45th anniversary of the founding of SAGE, I wanted to share with you – the SAGE community – my thoughts and reflections on the company that I started back in … Continue reading

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Meeting the changing needs of our customers

From Bob Howard, Executive Editor Social Sciences SAGE recently held its annual Winter meeting of the Higher Education Group (HEG), which consists of the publishing divisions (Editorial, Production, Publishing Technologies, Marketing, Sales, Contracts and Circulation) in the Thousand Oaks, CA office.  … Continue reading

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Reporting from the Charleston Conference

The Charleston Conference is an important event in the calendar with over 1000 librarians and publishers gathering to debate the issues of the day.  Sue Polanka has posted a very good summary of the conference here. In summary, it seems … Continue reading

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