Tag Archives: SAGE

SAGE supports access to information in Cambodia

(11 February 2015, London) SAGE today was delighted to announce an extended partnership with the eIFL Foundation scheme. The extended agreement offers access to SAGE Journals (SJ) online and SAGE Research Methods (SRM) to all 18 members of the foundations branch in Cambodia, Cam-eIFL. The eIFL foundation supports the wide availability of electronic resources for […]


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Librarians urge publishers to “get their metadata out there everywhere”

(22 January 2015, Los Angeles, CA) What are the biggest challenges that librarians face in promoting discovery of scholarly content? What can libraries, publishers, and other members of the community do to overcome them? “Improving the Discoverability of Scholarly Content: Academic Library Priorities and Perspectives,” a new SAGE white paper out today, discusses new ways for […]


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Swets Information Services B.V. bankruptcy announced: advice from SAGE

(9 October 2014) Following the recent announcement that Swets Subscription Agents requested the court declare a suspension of payments and appoint an administrator, Swets Information Services B.V. bankruptcy has been announced. Please see the message on Swets website: http://www.swets.com/news/swets-information-services-bv-declared-bankrupt. In light of this, it is essential that you send subscription renewals and payments for SAGE […]


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Swets files for bankruptcy

(31 October 2014) Details about your subscriptions via Swets. (28 October 2014) Swets foreign companies included in bankruptcy proceedings. (9 October 2014) SAGE advises customers about payments. (25 September 2014) In a posting to liblicense-1, Ann Shumelda Okerson says:  Dear Readers,  We appreciate the goodwill of all, especially the publishers who’ve forwarded numerous messages to liblicense-l, […]


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Education minister resigns over research fraud scandal

(14 July 2014) Taiwan’s Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling resigned on Monday 14 July over his links to a researcher whose papers were retracted from an international scientific journal because of alleged fraud. SAGE, the British publisher of the Journal of Vibration and Control or JVC, where the papers appeared, announced on 8 July that it […]


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SAGE statement on Journal of Vibration and Control

(8  July 2014, London) SAGE announces the retraction of 60 articles implicated in a peer review and citation ring at the Journal of Vibration and Control (JVC). The full extent of the peer review ring has been uncovered following a 14 month SAGE-led investigation, and centres on the strongly suspected misconduct of Peter Chen, formerly […]


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The State of Reference Collections

(17 June 2014)  This new White Paper from SAGE, shows that the introduction of new technologies, the pervasive nature of free internet sources, and tightened budgets have caused librarians to conceive of and purchase reference differently. Reference service, whether it is provided at a service desk or via research consultations, remains necessary because patrons are […]


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The Current State of Reference: free webinar recording

(27 March 2014)  How has the rapid evolution of digital tools and information access changed the reference landscape? What will reference look like in 2, 5, and 10 years? On 19 March the Special Library Association and SAGE held a free webinar featuring Elisabeth Leonard, Market Research Analyst for SAGE. Elisabeth unveiled the preliminary results of a SAGE […]


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Complimentary access to all SAGE journals

SAGE is offering  free access to its award-winning online research tools and resources until 31 October 2013. More here.


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Library Value in the Developing World

Raising awareness of how the library supports teaching and research staff is key to demonstrating library value in developing countries, concludes a new report published recently. The findings are the result of a six month research study with twelve developing country institutions conducted by SAGE exploring perceptions of the value of academic libraries by teaching […]


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SAGE launches MobileStudy

The QR based revision tool for innovative on-the-go learning (Los Angeles, CA, 13 May 2013)  SAGE today announced the launch of its highly innovative digital revision tool, MobileStudy to aid student learning on the go. As one of the first revision tools to use a QR reader, SAGE’s MobileStudy is a significant step in supporting […]


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SAGE to address library value in the developing world

(Los Angeles, California, 19 February 2013) SAGE, one of the world’s leading independent academic and professional publishers, is conducting a research study to investigate library value in the developing world. The project, ‘Library Value in the Developing World’ will investigate the value of academic libraries for teaching and research staff at twelve institutions selected from countries […]


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What role will academic libraries play in moving towards an open access future?

SAGE publishes report following roundtable in association with the British Library In April 2012, leading independent academic and professional publisher SAGE convened a roundtable in association with the British Library into the role of the academic library in an open access (OA) future. Chaired by publishing consultant Simon Inger and attended by an international panel […]


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