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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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Getting your journal article published: top tips from Dr Lucinda Becker (part two)

If you enjoyed part one of Dr Lucinda Becker’s top tips on how to get your journal article published, you’ll be excited to see part two! Many thanks to Lucinda, based at the University of Reading, for sharing her time … Continue reading

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Getting your journal article published: top tips from Dr Lucinda Becker (part one)

SAGE author Dr Lucinda Becker, based at the University of Reading, has very kindly recorded a two-part series for us, with top tips on how to get a journal article published. In this first part, find out how to prepare … 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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What to expect from peer review: a new beginner’s guide from Sense About Science

For those of our readers still early in their career as a researcher, do you sometimes wonder what happens from the point that you submit a journal article to the time that you hear it has been accepted? Chances are, … Continue reading

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What do postgraduate students want? Highlights from a focus group

SAGE was recently involved in the launch of Shift Learning’s new Viewing Studio. Associate Director for Books, Kiren Shoman, attended a postgraduate student focus group consisting of 6 postgraduate students from around the UK, three studying Medicine, one Law, one … Continue reading

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Marking World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day takes place today. The Global Agenda is the major project of IASSW, IFSW and ICSW, with whom SAGE publishes International Social Work. These are the Agenda’s key themes: Dignity and worth of the person Environmental Sustainability … Continue reading

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Winners! SAGE is the Independent Publisher’s Guild (IPG) Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year 2012

We mentioned a short while ago that we had been shortlisted for this prestigious industry award. Last night, we found out that we were winners! SAGE is delighted to be the Independent Publisher’s Guild (IPG) Academic and Professional Publisher of … Continue reading

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We’re shortlisted! IPG Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year

The Independent Publishers Guild unveiled their shortlists last Friday for the 2012 IPG Independent Publishing Awards, run in association with The Bookseller and The London Book Fair. We’re very excited to have been shortlisted for the IPG Academic & Professional … Continue reading

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SAGE bags “Best Stall” award at the 36th International Kolkata Book Fair 2012

Congratulations to our events colleagues in the India office, who earlier this month claimed “Best Stall” at the 36th International Kolkata Book Fair (25 Jan 2012 – 05 Feb 2012). The SAGE stall was awarded the Best Stall in the Large … Continue reading

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SAGE is now Global Knowledge Partner for the Academy of Indian Marketing

We were delighted to hear from our colleagues in SAGE India that a landmark Memorandum of Agreement was signed last month between the Academy of Indian Marketing and SAGE India, meaning that SAGE will be the exclusive Global Knowledge Partner for … Continue reading

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Getting feedback from the library community: the 2011 London Library Advisory Board meeting

A guest post from UK Group Library Marketing Manager, Mark O’Loughlin In September SAGE held another stimulating Library Advisory Board Meeting at The British Library. Six librarians attended from the UK and two travelled from Sweden to attend the Meeting. … Continue reading

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In Open Access week, what have we learned so far about open access publishing in the social sciences?

I was at the University of Sussex on Wednesday, along with two other colleagues, Dave Ross and Lucy Robinson, who had kindly agreed to speak about SAGE’s experiences in open access publishing. As part of Open Access week, we had … Continue reading

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Access All Areas: Why Accessibility will be Critical to the Future of Publishing

This post by Huw Alexander, Rights & Digital Sales Manager for SAGE in London, was originally featured on the FUTUReBOOK Blog, a digital blog from Europe in association with the Bookseller. Read it online here. Through a string of journeys between … Continue reading

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Update on the Google settlement

There has been much speculation in the press and in various publishing forums about the fact that the proposed Google settlement was denied the US Courts.  Scholarly Kitchen has posted a very good overview of the issue and the decision … Continue reading

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