Tag Archives: Society News

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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The Role of Preprints in Academic Publishing

By Sandra Hopps and Allison Leung, SAGE Publishing As the landscape of scholarly communications is always changing, SAGE is committed to being strategically innovative. One such approach is through preprints. This post looks at some of the best practices and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Open Access Week 2018

By Kathleen Sargeant, Marketing Manager, Open Access With the emergence of initiatives such as “Plan S”, open access is currently at a juncture, and as the landscape continue to change we as a community are once again shaking up how … 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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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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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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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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Tips to Increase Engagement at Conferences

  By Judy Erickson, SAGE Publishing We all know the annual meeting is one of the top opportunities a scholarly society has to bring its members together to educate, network, and discuss key issues in their field. But knowing that … Continue reading

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Measuring research impact: the promises and limitations

  By Tara Newby, SAGE Publishing How can the impact of an academic article be measured? It seems that everyone wants to find an answer to this question – from the researcher and author teams that create research articles, to … Continue reading

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