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Six Academic Writing Habits That Boost Productivity

What’s the secret to a productive spell of writing? Chris Smith shares insights gleaned from interviews with a diverse group of academics, from which a number of common academic writing habits stood out. These range from the simple acts of scheduling and setting self-imposed deadlines, to the use of “free-writing” techniques which help authors write their way out of blocks.

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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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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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Case Studies: What Types Get Published?

Case studies emerged as the most popular type of qualitative research published in SAGE journals in 2017. After that broad-brush assessment, I wondered what types of case studies, researchers were conducting and how they defined them. Did they use Robert Yin’s (2014) categories for case study types: single or multiple, holistic or embedded case designs […]

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Open Access Scholarly Journals: Real and Fake

Open access journals have flourished due to the ease of online publishing, and the interest of readers without institutional library privileges. Scholars who want to publish articles are increasingly concerned with the impact of their work, and might feel that open access journals will reach a broader audience. The Budapest Open Access Initiative argues that […]

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Tweetchat Storify: Finalizing #AcWriMo Work & Developing Proposals

We closed the Methodspace Academic Writing Month with a Tweetchat. Read the Storify and access useful resources! I was joined by Eric Schmieder from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association and author/podcaster Katie Linder. You can still access all the AcWriMo posts, including links to open access chapters and articles. Stay tuned on Methodspace for more posts […]

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Academic ≠ Boring: Presenting Your Research

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. You write about your ideas, research, and findings. But sometimes you also need to present your research. Presentations might include conferences or meetings of professional societies, in face-to-face or online settings. How can you approach such presentations with confidence, and […]

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Propose a Book

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. Are you thinking about writing a book? If so, here are some resources that might help you develop a proposal. Find additional resources about editing a book here.   Advice from SAGE Publications: Advice for would-be textbook authors on approaching […]

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Plan and Publish an Edited Book

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. One way to publish your work is to create a book that includes writings by other researchers. As illustrated below, editing a book is a complex and lengthy project. Learn about your options in this this four-part series about editing […]

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