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Open Access SAGE Journals with a Research Methods Focus

It is Open Access Week! When I decided to stop teaching last year, the biggest question on my mind was: what about library access? Luckily, my alma mater Cornell University offers alums digital access, but many fellow independent, freelance, or citizen scholars do not have that option. Open access resources are valuable to all of us, whether […]

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Keeping Writing Projects Alive

Has this happened to you? You have brilliant insights and are raring to go on the new writing project, then life happens. The project slips to the bottom of the pile, then you move it off your desk altogether. One day something happens that triggers your memory: oh yeah, I was writing on that topic…where […]

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Renew, Refresh, Reboot, Restart Your Academic Writing

Do any of these complaints sound familiar? (Use the comment area to add your own!) I can’t remember where I wanted to go with this article! My literature is out of date! I don’t have library access so I can’t get new articles! I’ve changed my career goals, and now I don’t want to work […]

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Access Leading Research on Gender Equality

Gender equality is identified by the United Nations as a fundamental human right, and is one of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. In recognition of this important goal, SAGE Journals is making access to this collection of articles about gender equality free through July 31, 2018. Gender inequalities affect health, economic welfare, and well-being at […]

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Figures: Reasons & Reasoning

Figures can show findings, models, or relationships between ideas. They can take the form of diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs, charts, and other visualizations. Figures are important elements for your papers, articles or presentations, chapters or books so learning how to create and use them is essential for academic writers. This series of posts explores […]

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Figures and Publisher Guidelines

Show what you mean by including figures in your article or book. This series of posts explores ways to think about and develop figures that will complement your academic writing. For figures, the number, format, size, use of color, placement in the text, are typically spelled out by the book or journal publisher. You will want to clarify […]

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Go figure!

Figures– including diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs and other visualizations– can bring the narrative to life.  As is the case with many things, good figures add meaning to the thesis or dissertation, article, chapter, book, while inadequate figures can seed confusion or distract from the text. In a presentation, diagrams can engage the audience […]

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. You are not alone if you have missed news on […]

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Journal Spotlight: Qualitative Journals

You can freely access SAGE Journals during April, so you have a few more days to read and download! ( Log in here to browse and download articles. See this related post for search and navigation tips on the journal hub.) Some journals focus on disciplinary content, while others focus on research methods and approaches. The journals highlighted in […]

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Letters as Data

What better time to consider research purposes letters can fulfill? Barton and Hall (2000) observed that “letter writing is one of the most pervasive literate activities in human societies” (p. 1) They point to the importance of letterwriting as a phenomenon has been widespread globally and historically, as one of the earliest forms of writing. […]

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