SAGE white paper explores discoverability of scholarly content, recommends standards, transparency, metadata, and partnerships

January 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Los Angeles, CA (January 16, 2014)   In a changing academic environment, discoverability of scholarly content demands cooperative efforts across the communications supply chain. A new SAGE white paper, out today, summarizes the current discovery landscape for scholarly communications, advocates for cooperative efforts across the industry, and proposes specific recommendations for discoverability improvement for librarians, […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Publishing · Standards · Surveys/Statistics

Library value in the developing world, new study published

August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

SAGE, in consultation with Claire Creaser of LISU the national research and information centre based at Loughborough University (UK), and Lucy Browse of International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) have published the results of a research study, Library Value in the Developing World. The final report has been published and can be […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

CQ Researcher celebrates 90 years with a new interface and Hot Topics launch

June 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

One of my favorite sources, CQ Researcher, is celebrating it’s 90th anniversary!  SAGE is honoring this long standing resource with a new interface and a new feature – Hot Topics.  The Hot Topics section should hit the target for many English Composition research papers.  More from the press release below:   Los Angeles, CA (June 24, […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Reference News · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

SAGE announces a major partnership with Coursera

May 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

SAGE has just announced a partnership with Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) provider, to make its educational resources available to more than three million Coursera students. Starting today, this partnership grants Coursera instructors the option to supplement their video lectures with SAGE’s wide-range of titles at no cost to students. The partnership is […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · New Products · Press Releases · Reference Publishing · Uncategorized

Corwin launches ebook platform for Pre K-12 educators

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Corwin, an imprint of SAGE Publications specializing in books and multimedia resources for Pre K-12 professionals (including principals, administrators, teachers, and consultants), is launching its new eLibraries product today at the Learning Forward Annual Conference in Boston. eLibraries consists of topic collections of ebooks that provide online access to Corwin’s robust professional development content. The first three topic […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Reference News · Reference Publishing

SAGE license agreements extend access to university alumni

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

This press release was sent out in early November.  I just now found it in my email.  What great news from SAGE.  We have plenty of faculty who contact us requesting access to databases, journals, and ebooks from our collection.  This will make it so much easier now.  Thanks SAGE! Los Angeles, CA (November,02  2012) […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Licenses/Licensing Issues · Publishing · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

SAGE’s growing portfolio

October 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

SAGE, independent publisher of journals, textbooks, reference books, and electronic collections for library, education, and professional markets, announced the purchase of primary sources publisher Adam Matthew at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week. This is SAGE’s second acquisition in 14 months, following the purchase of UK-based independent publisher Learning Matters, in August 2011. Adam Matthew […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Reference News · Reference Publishing

SAGE Knowledge – an interview with Lettie Conrad of SAGE

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

SAGE recently announced their new eBook platform, SAGE Knowledge.  It contains about 2500 titles, including SAGE Reference Online titles.  I spoke with Lettie Conrad, Manager of Online Product Management at SAGE about the new platform.  Our interview is available on the NSR interviews page.

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · New Products · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

SAGE Knowledge platform launches with 2,500 ebook titles

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Los Angeles, CA (June 21, 2012) – SAGE, the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher, announced today the full launch of SAGE Knowledge: the ultimate social sciences online library. Launching with more than 2,500 titles, SAGE Knowledge includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including encyclopedias, handbooks, advanced textbooks, scholarly monographs, […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

SAGE and UNC Greensboro partner on open access

June 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s interesting to see more academic libraries using funds to subsidize author fees for open access journals. I expect this trend to continue.  Below is another example between SAGE and the University of North Carolina Greensboro, from the press release: Los Angeles, CA (June 20, 2012) SAGE and the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNC […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Library News · Open Access · Press Releases · Vendor News