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On SAGE Insight: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness

Article title: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness: A study in a sample of tertiary students in Singapore From DIGITAL HEALTH Many tertiary students access social networking sites on a daily basis. With the increased usage of smartphones, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students

From The Journal of School Nursing Throughout the United States, there has been a rise in public discourse about transgender people and transgender issues. Much of this attention stems from passed and proposed anti-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or … 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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Guardian Higher Education Conference

I attended an event organized by the UK’s Guardian newspaper group on the future of Higher Education last month. There was some really interesting dialogue: particularly focussed around the new university fees structure in the UK, and implications for student … 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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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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Students and Wikipedia – a controversial combination

To quote from this report: Want to stir up a room full of college faculty and librarians?  Mention Wikipedia. The paper “How today’s college students use Wikipedia for course-related research” by Alison J Head and Michael B Eisenberg was published … Continue reading

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