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Social Media & Qualitative Research

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. Social media and social networking sites connect friends and strangers across the globe. Researchers analyze […]

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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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The Best Tools for Using Twitter as a Data Source

Although platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp have more active users, Twitter’s unique infrastructure and the near-total availability of its data have ensured its popularity among researchers remains high. In this post from the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog, Wasim Ahmed offers his rundown of the tools available to social scientists looking to analyse social media data.

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Share Academic Work on Social Media

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. Academics share the ups and downs of the research experience, build networks, and link to findings or other online resources with social media. You might have discovered this post through a link on a social networking site! Some academics […]

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Share Your Research on a Blog

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week four was: Share Your Work. As noted, in the digital age we need to think about sharing our work in more ways than the formal publication of articles or books. This post focuses on blogs, […]

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Sharing Work, Inviting Input

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week four was: Share Your Work. The academic writing and publishing process used to look like this: . First, we completed the research and finalized the manuscript. Next, our work went through peer review (or if we […]

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Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week two is: Getting Organized. This post from the Methodspace archives might help you to align your writing and career goals. Carrying out scholarly research is a challenge, whether you are conducting an empirical study, reviewing literature, or developing a new theory. But research is […]

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#AcWriMo Tweetchats

Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo- Let’s chat! SAGE Methodspace and the Textbook & Academic Authors Association are co-hosting a series of Tweetchats for exchange of ideas and resources about academic writing and publishing. All are welcome– whether you are actively participating or just looking for encouragement for your own writing projects. TAA is the only association […]

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ACWRIMO at Methodspace

Our research comes to fruition when we share our findings. We might hope to advance the scholarship in our fields, uncover new questions, demonstrate the use of emerging methods, or discover something that makes the world a better place—but nothing will be accomplished if we keep what we’ve learned in a file buried on our […]

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Why Is It Important to Merge Academic Practice and Social Media?

Researchers are already using social media, acknowledges Sierra Williams, communications manager for Open Knowledge International, in the video below. Despite this, there’s often only a grudging acceptance of social media’s role, and sometimes even outright rejection. “The biggest issue,” says the former editor of The Impact Blog at the London School of Economics and Social […]

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