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Read the SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods

Researchers are drawn to the opportunities to study many aspects of contemporary life as represented on social media. The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (2016) is a treasure trove of chapters on designing and conducting quantitative or qualitative research, analyzing and using data from social media. To celebrate #WorldBookDay you can access the SAGE […]

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A Case for Teaching Methods

Look at SAGE Research Methods for cases that illustrate how studies are conducted–warts and all. Unlike journal articles, research cases describe decision-making, and in-the-moment course corrections when the pristine research design encounters the muddy real world. Use the tips below to design active-learning assignments with cases that enable students to prepare for their own research […]

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Big Data Don’t Cry: Facing Interview Participants

any contemporary researchers rely on extant data or data sets. Archival materials, diaries, and Big Data have one thing in common: they don’t cry. No matter how emotion-laden or sensitive the topic might be, the researcher does not have to look into the eyes of the people whose lived experiences are represented. Interview researchers engage […]

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Use the SRM Research Project Planner

SAGE Research Methods, the library resource we are highlighting during the  Open House, includes a number of specialized features to help researchers. Other posts have explored Methods Maps, Reading Lists and navigation tools that invite you to explore within your discipline or across disciplines. The Project Planner is another unique SRM feature. You can find the Project Planner in the drop-down […]

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SRM Open House: Visit through March 18

You can freely access a wide range of SAGE e-books, articles, case studies, videos and datasets during the SAGE Research Methods Open House. If your university library has  SRM, you can use the series of Methodspace Open House posts to learn ways to navigate the site and use unique community features such as Methods Maps […]

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Research on or with Blogs: SRM Resources

Do you study blogs? Or are you interested in disseminating your research on blogs? If so, you might want to check out this collection of book chapters, articles, case studies and videos about academic uses of blogs. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, the Blogs and Blogging Reading List is open to all. You can […]

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More than a Month: Women’s History & Progress

March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 is International Women’s Day. The International Women’s Day theme for this year is #PressforProgress. Progress for women is a long-range global commitment laid out in  the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. While gender issues pervade all 17 goals, Goal 5 specifically points to the need to achieve gender equality […]

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E-Research and SRM Open House

The saying goes, “If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.” Like actors, researchers are always looking for an opening. If a means for communication opens, intrepid researchers will find a way to adopt it to their own objectives, shaking up the academic status […]

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More than a Month: Black History

The courage of those who fought against slavery and for civil rights In the United States is honored in the month of February. While school children honor heroes of the past during this month, clearly issues of racial equality cannot be viewed as historical phenomena, as is evident from the sharp increase in hate crimes […]

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Data Visualization & Presentation With Microsoft Office: Read on SRM Open House

Visual communications are more important than ever. We need to draw readers into our articles, and keep attendees attention when presenting our work. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, you can download book chapters as PDFs, or save the book and other related resources as a Reading List. This is a great opportunity to look […]

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