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Microsite Offers Research on Big Data Research

In the latest of its monthly series of interdisciplinary microsites addressing important public issues, SAGE Publishing is offering free access to a suite academic articles that focus on research about big data through November 15. Researchers often think of big data in terms of the ‘Three Vs’: volume, velocity, and variety. Across disciplines, there’s debate […]

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Learn Data Science Methods That Will Enhance Your Research

We’re pleased to announce that we are launching new courses for the summer. Our latest data science courses are a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about computational social science methods and working with big data. You will learn about data science methods, ethics and tools and learn how to code. To celebrate the coming […]

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Highlights & Papers: International Conference on Social Media and Society

In this series of posts we are sharing resources and ideas presented at summer festivals. Can’t fly around the world to attend? No worries–  MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. Today we will pay a virtual visit to the 2018 International Conference on Social Media and Society was held in […]

Categories: Big Data, Methods Type, Mixed, Open Access, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: e-festivals, Sharing Research, Social Media

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Where Should I Start – R or Python?

If you conduct social science research and you are using Stata, SAS, or SPSS, you might be looking to learn how to use some of the new tools on the block. R and Python are the two popular programming languages used by data analysts and data scientists, that provide many more features than the aforementioned […]

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Data Visualization & Presentation With Microsoft Office: Read on SRM

This series of posts corresponds to the 2018 SAGE Research Methods Open House. If you would like to access the SAGE e-books, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets mentioned in these posts, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Visual communications are more important than ever. We need to draw readers into our articles, […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, Mixed, Presenting, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: Data Sharing, Data Visualization, Janet Salmons, Open House, Publishing

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Storify is Dead. Responsible Data Stewardship Must Live

Storify is dead The service, which let you take social media content like Twitter and Facebook posts and aggregate them together into stories, announced that they’ll be shutting down and deleting all content as of March 16th, 2018. It’s not as bad as some platform shutdowns – there is notice and at least you can export […]

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Three Benefits of Interactive Visualization

Data in a table or spreadsheet is valuable, but as human beings, seeing patterns or being able to summarize tabular data can be challenging. Visualizations allow us to do exactly that – create a visual representation of the data, giving us a chance to see it and interpret complex data efficiently at a glance. Now, […]

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Tags: Data Visualization, SAGE Campus, Visual Methods

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Research Methods Virtual Open House: Doors are Open!

  Access resources on SAGE Research Methods. Learn to use them on Mentorspace. Visit SAGE Research Methods with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18: Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 Institution login button You will discover an extensive collection of articles, chapters, e-books, cases, and videos. You will have open access to […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, Methods Type, Mixed, Open Access, Qualitative, Quantitative, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: Janet Salmons, Libraries, Open House, Publishing, Teaching

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Introducing Computational Methods to Social Media Scientists

The ubiquity of large-scale data and improvements in computational hardware and algorithms have provided enabled researchers to apply computational approaches to the study of human behavior. One of the richest contexts for this kind of work is social media datasets like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. We were invited by Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick, and Thomas Poell to write a […]

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