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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. […]

Categories: Archival, Journals, Letters, MentorSpace, Research Skills, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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No fooling! Open Access to SAGE Journals in April!

Do you have access to an academic library with the full SAGE journals database? If not, April will be a good time to browse and download articles while the doors are open to SAGE journals. Just log in here, and set up your credentials. Let’s take a look at some of the features offered on the SAGE journal hub. If […]

Categories: Getting published, Journals, Literature, Open Access, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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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

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Archived Webinar: Tips for Student Success With Data

“I’ve found,” says Diana Aleman, assistant editor of SAGE Stats and MethodSpace blogger, “that students are consistently being called upon to pull data and/or statistics into their projects all the time. … Students are having a lot of trouble using the data sets that they’ve found and using them effectively in their projects or in […]

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Archived: Big Data and Stats—What’s the Difference?

Hailey Mooney, the librarian for psychology and sociology at the University of Michigan, discussed the big data craze, misnomers about what exactly “big data” is, and how it differs from other stats in an event at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference on  March 23. Following on her webinar, “Data for the Non-Data […]

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CLSTL 2017: International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India 2-4 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is leading the afternoon workshop: Research Data Management & Libraries, on 3 March, at the International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. This conference aims to connect library and information experts, practicing professionals and academics working in leading academic and research libraries, particularly in […]

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Methods in Action: Participatory Action Research

ary M. Somerville approaches leadership in her role as university librarian using participatory design, which creates learning systems and professional practices that support information sharing and knowledge creation for informed action throughout the workplace. This in turn creates fertile conditions for workplace learning, she happily explains, for and with other campus stakeholders. She explains that […]

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Archived Webinar: Survey Tips for Librarians

Earlier this month, SAGE Publishing held the webinar Survey Tips for Librarians with survey research expert and University of British Columbia professor Lesley Andres. In it, she shared tips on creating and deploying effective surveys, and explained how librarians can use surveys to better understand how patrons are using the library and what resources they may […]

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How Can Librarians Help Teach Research Methods ?

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Connection blog. *** How can librarians better support faculty who teach research methods? What materials do students look for in their libraries? Sharlene Hesse-Biber, a celebrated research methods author and faculty member at Boston College, sought out the answers to these questions by working closely with her library […]

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