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Using social media to drive usage

The award-winning CQ Researcher and CQ Global Researcher have developed a Facebook application and expanded website to make their authoritative content more discoverable by students, faculty and other researchers. Responding to user feedback, these new features aim to improve access … Continue reading

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New Rules in Mobile Journal Website Design

Last month, we announced the pending release of mobile-optimized websites for all 600+ SAGE journals, with our platform partner, HighWire Press. We are now hard at work to design these sites in a way that will be easier to read … Continue reading

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Multimedia and usage – a postive correlation

We recently published a wonderful new text: The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World.  This is the first reference work that we have published containing multimedia and it is a wonderful topic to have started with.  Here is an extract … 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 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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COUNTER 3 vendors listed

The first list of vendors/publishers compliant with Release 3 of the Code of Practice for Journals and Databases has been published on the COUNTER website. COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) is a multi-agency initiative that serves librarians, … Continue reading

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