Deadline Extended! How does your library innovate digitally? (Prizes for top photos!)

As a librarian in 2018, you promote your library a lot differently than librarians did back in 2008. Ten years ago, Myspace was favored over Facebook, BlackBerry sold almost two times as many phones as Apple, and Twitter had just hit 6.0 million users, … Continue reading

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

Meet the SAGE Journals Author Relations Team

We are delighted to introduce you to the Author Relations Team here at SAGE Journals. Amy, Eleanor, Jennie, Jessica, Kathleen, Sammy, and Tara work together to provide high-quality resources to support prospective and published authors across all disciplines. Visit the … Continue reading

SAGE Publishing participates in World Autism Awareness Week

Autism affects 700,000 people in the United Kingdom, although it is well-researched there is still a need for more to be done to raise both awareness and make a difference to the lives of autistic people living in the UK.1 … Continue reading

SAGE Publishing Celebrates International Women’s Day

For people around the world, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women whilst also providing a focused international platform to highlight some of the issues around gender that face our cultures. Since our founding, by a female … Continue reading

Does critical thinking have a role to play in the 21st Century?

What does it mean to think critically in the 21st century? At an event held at Blackwell’s Oxford bookshop, author, broadcaster and tech philosopher Tom Chatfield, and freelance philosopher and author Nigel Warburton, delved into the realms of critical thinking … Continue reading

See you at ALA Midwinter in Denver!

We can’t wait to see you at ALA Midwinter this week. We have so much to share, from our new white paper on video-based learning to our expanding suite of data resources, and more. And more importantly, we want to … Continue reading

How can the publishing industry respond to the rise of big data?

The rise of big data and new technology has, and continues to transform the very nature of social research. This poses challenges, and opportunities, for both the publishing industry and the research community. From the rise of ‘open and sharing’ … Continue reading

10 Commandments for Critical Thinking

Originally published on Social Science Space Thou shalt think critically. That’s the takeaway messages in a new set of 10 commandments, this one from Tom Chatfield, author of the newly released Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and … Continue reading

SAGE Connection’s top 10 posts of 2017

Taking a break from the festivities and looking for some research inspiration? As we approach the New Year we wanted to share with you our most viewed Connection posts of 2017! Below you will find articles ranging from publication ethics … Continue reading

How can big data really be put to good use in the social sciences?

Big data and its impact on society and social policy has remained at the forefront of discussions within the social sciences for several years. The increasing availability of data and the advances in tools and methods for analyzing massive data-sets … Continue reading

Infographic: Highlights of SAGE’s Open Access Program 2017

By George Salter, Marketing Assistant, Open Access, SAGE Publishing We’re delighted to once again be celebrating Open Access Week with the global scholarly community, a week that has become a key fixture in the academic calendar, providing a global forum … Continue reading

5 healthy heart pledges from SAGE staff for World Heart Day

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is vital to maintaining a healthy heart and small changes can make a powerful difference. Today on World Heart Day, a global event that takes place every year to raise awareness about Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), SAGE … Continue reading

3 Ways to celebrate free speech during Banned Books Week

It’s Banned Books Week, an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read (even those books that express controversial ideas – library patrons should have access to all!). As advocates of free speech, we’re pleased to support the initiative and … Continue reading

Get the scoop on supporting student success at the ALA Annual conference

The ALA Annual conference starts next week and we couldn’t be more excited to catch up with everyone! We’re also delighted to host some fun events, activities, and informative presentations themed around supporting student success. Check out the full schedule … Continue reading