Tag Archives: researchers

Measuring the reader

Last week, our Senior Online Products Manager, Martha Sedgwick, presented at a UCL Digital Publishing Forum seminar. These sessions, arranged by the Publishers Association, the Centre for Publishing at University College London and EDiTEUR , examine current issues of strategic importance … Continue reading

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Sociologists get their own SAGE site

We recently launched a new website for our sociology readers and authors, you can find it at: http://sociology.sagepub.com/. We publish more than 70 highly-read and cited journals in sociology and related fields, many of which are owned by societies and … 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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How do people choose what articles to read?

I attended the International STM Association annual conference last week.  Carol Tenopir gave an excellent talk on her latest research on how people choose what articles to read.  What struck me as really interesting was the difference in characteristics between … Continue reading

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Scientists, journalists and policy makers – improving communication

Miller McCune magazine recently published a review of an interesting book on the vital but sometimes difficult relationship between researchers, journalists and policy makers.  Here is an extract from the review of Nancy Baron‘s new book: Escape from the Ivory Tower: Researchers, … Continue reading

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How do our readers use our journals?

One of the journals published by SAGE – Journal of Information Science – recently published an article on researchers’ use of journals.  Here is the abstract from: Researchers’ e-journal use and information seeking behaviour by a team from University College London. … Continue reading

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#dr10 – the digital researcher

Vitae –  a national organisation in the UK supporting doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education and research institutes – held their first digital researcher conference last week at the British Library in London. The event aimed to help … Continue reading

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