Video: Maximizing the Value of Data

Two looks at harnessing data, one by creating a new publication metric built around course syllabi, and the other about making software a “first-class citizen” in the research community, are the focus of the panel held at the annual conference of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishing last month. This video – “Insights […]

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Archived Webinar: Presenting Data Effectively

Crystal clear graphs, slides, and reports are valuable – they save an audience’s mental energies, keep a reader engaged, and make you look smart. This webinar held on June 6, 2017, covers the science behind presenting data effectively and will leave viewers with direct, pointed changes that can be immediately administered to significantly increase impact. […]

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Answering ‘What is Computational Social Science?’

In this first video synthesizing some of the important themes covered at 2016’s second International Conference on Computational Social Science, or IC2S2, various academics and practitioners address the question of what is computational social science? The event itself, as Brian Uzzi from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University explains in the introduction, brought […]

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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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Video: ‘Big Data New Skills’ Panel at RC33

How will innovations in research methods and the new data environment impact teaching and research? That was the underlying question during a panel discussion hosted by SAGE Publishing at the 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology. The conference, held every four years under the auspices of the International Sociological Association  Research Committee RC33 on […]

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DataKindUK DataDive: A Quick Look at the Hackathon

In late September SAGE Publishing sponsored DataKindUK’s DataDive, a hackathon bringing volunteer data scientists and social non-profits and social enterprises together for a weekend of social change through data analysis. A ‘data dive’ is a focused hacking weekend that works with a selected non-profit or social enterprise to help them improve their understanding of their […]

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