Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

On SAGE Insight: Self-monitoring for health and wellness

The use of persuasive technologies (PT) aimed at encouraging desirable change by shaping and reinforcing behavior, attitude, or both, is growing in virtually all areas of health and wellness. Self-monitoring, through various tools including smartphone apps and other devices, is … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Perceptions of parties’ left-right positions The impact of salience strategies

From Party Politics The left-right dimension is widely used by voters and parties as a ‘super-issue’ with flexible, varying meaning. Hence, it is important to know how voters place parties on the left-right dimension. Despite the widespread use of left … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Stepfamily Relationship Quality and Stepchildren’s Depression in Adolescence and Adulthood

From Emerging Adulthood The family is a central developmental context for all individuals, yet the landscape of the family in the United States has undergone significant shifts over the last several decades, including rises in the rates of divorce, remarriage, … Continue reading

Making a Positive Impact on Your Community: An interview with Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Ilana Stonebraker

As the Assistant Professor of Library Science & Business Information Specialist at Purdue University, Indiana, Ilana Stonebraker is dedicated to helping her students make a positive impact on their community. Like a true change maker, this Library Journal Mover & … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why are African Americans more susceptible to acute respiratory distress syndrome?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a vexing critical care illness in patients with respiratory failure. A fundamental pathobiological feature of ARDS is an increase in blood vessel permeability, and the permeability of its lining, resulting in excessive fluid leakage … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Insights on the Latest Attack Vectors (and Security Controls) for Medical Device Applications

From Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology As medical devices gain the same kind of pervasive network and Internet connectivity that permeates the rest of our world today, patient care has never been better. The interconnectedness of implantable, wearable and, … Continue reading

Networking, Community Outreach, and Student Success: An interview with Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Theresa Burress

As a Science Librarian at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Theresa Burress has learned more about networking than she ever imagined. Between attending faculty events and working on a planning committee for a scientific organization, she has found … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The “shape” of interaction networks on Twitter

From International Journal of Market Research This paper summarizes learnings gleaned from mapping numerous brand, category, and campaign interaction networks on Twitter. It characterizes the different network “shapes,” or typologies, that emerge from discussions about brands, campaigns, and categories and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Exploring the Impact of Youth-Produced Images on Family, Community, and Policy

From International Journal of Qualitative Methods How are the images produced by children and young people used in community and policy dialogue? How might this work have an impact on families and those closest to the producers? There is increasing … Continue reading

Digital Innovation in the Library World: An interview with Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Eric Morgan

What exactly is a Digital Initiatives Librarian? We sat down with Eric Morgan, one of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers, to learn more about his role at University of Notre Dame. And yes, he is very good at sorting through … Continue reading

Using Librarianship to Share Marginalized Narratives: An interview with Library Journal's Mover & Shaker Chaitra Powell

Chaitra Powell, the African American Collections & Outreach Archivist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is bringing marginalized narratives to the forefront of conversation. This Library Journal Mover & Shaker helps her community share their stories by integrating … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Pharmacotherapy of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents: more than insulin?

For pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes, intensified insulin therapy, with either multiple daily injections or insulin pump therapy, is currently the only method of treatment. To optimize this therapy, insulin analogues are fixed parts of all therapy regimens. Analogue … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Sleep and Mood as Drivers of Entrepreneurs’ Innovative Behavior

Article title: Rest, Zest, and My Innovative Best: Sleep and Mood as Drivers of Entrepreneurs’ Innovative Behavior From Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Innovative behavior, defined as the generation, exploration, championing, and implementation of innovative ideas is at the heart of … Continue reading

Bridging the Librarian and Vendor World: An interview with Library Journal's Mover & Shaker Ann Snoeyenbos

For the second installment in our Library Journal Movers & Shaker video Interviews, we sat down with Ann Snoeyenbos, the International Sales & Special Markets Manager at Project Muse. Though she never planned on joining the vendor world, she has … Continue reading