Tag Archives: librarians

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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Digital resources in developing world libraries: supporting research needs and increasing usage

Dinah Baidoo is an assistant librarian at Ashesi University College in Berekuso, Ghana, and won access to a year’s subscription of SAGE Knowledge as part of the 2016 Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition. We’ve caught up with her to find out more about … Continue reading

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Integrating the digital: the challenges and opportunities for academic libraries today

For National Library Week Jane Harvell, Head of Academic Services & Special Collections at the University of Sussex library, speaks here about the biggest challenges that librarians are facing currently, how librarians and publishers can work together to overcome these … Continue reading

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Supporting undergraduate research at UKSG

It’s that time of the year when librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries converge at the annual UKSG conference to discuss key industry debates that are currently affecting the academic landscape and chains of communication. Taking place in Harrogate … 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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The ALPSP International Conference 2012: from a librarian’s perspective

Working in an industry that evolves as quickly as ours means that we need to be active in various conferences and seminars through the year. A few weeks ago, a number of the SAGE London team headed out to the … Continue reading

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Supporting Effective Communication and Workflows in Social Science Research

A guest post by Bernie Folan, Head of Journals Marketing in London Kindly re-posted with permission from Research Information Magazine. This also appears on socialsciencespace. At the end of 2010, at an event hosted by SAGE and facilitated by the … Continue reading

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Research evaluation – is it our business? The role of librarians in the brave new world of research evaluation

A guest post from Louise Skelding, Senior Publishing Editor based in London Earlier this week I attended the JIBS event at the University of Birmingham on ‘Research evaluation – is it our business? The role of librarians in the brave … Continue reading

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SAGE joins Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP)

SAGE recently joined the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP) to help UK librarians navigate usage data more easily. The portal is a free way for librarians to access consolidated data about how much use their electronic journals are generating. The … 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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Engaging with librarians

This is a busy time for our library sales team and their customers.  A small group of us met this week with around 90 representatives of library consortia.  Attendees ranged from Australia to Turkey and around the world to the … Continue reading

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What librarians want from publishers

I recently saw this open letter from a group of librarians addressing their hopes and concerns about e-books. An Open Letter to E-Book Creators and Sellers from Library Customers Libraries and their customers have a long and mutually beneficial relationship … Continue reading

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Bernie Folan on the UKSG Conference 2010

A guest post from Bernie Folan, Head of Journals Marketing in London, who attended this year’s UKSG conference. The 33rd Annual UKSG Conference was held in Edinburgh a couple of weeks ago, with a varied programme and over 850 attendees. … 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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Marketing to Libraries

On Friday Nov 20th SAGE London’s head of Journals Marketing, Bernie Folan, chaired a seminar on behalf of the ALPSP entitled “Marketing to Libraries” in London. Below is her summary of the event. I’d been working on the seminar for some time, … Continue reading

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