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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 6: Writing a Methodology Section

This month’s Methods Minute newsletter include a chance to read a free chapter on crafting an academic paper’s methodology section from the popular SAGE book, Becoming an Academic Writer, by Patricia Goodson. The newsletter includes a chance to read an even more foundational chapter on the subject — “What is a methodology section?”  — drawn from the Encyclopedia […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 11

Is big data always better data? This question kicked off a live twitter Q&A with Anabel Quan-Haase and Luke Sloan spotlighted in this latest issue of SAGE’s monthly big data newsletter. In addition to discussing the limitations of big data, the pair discuss the practicalities of research, such as the skillsets and tools required for conducting […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 5: Research Ethics & Integrity

The spotlight in the June issue of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter is research ethics and integrity. Some of the featured content accessible below include a video of Leanne Townsend discussing how researchers can and should use the current influx of social media data ethically, and a chapter from David Calvey’s book Covert Research: The […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 4: Qualitative Research Methods

In this May issue of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter, the spotlight is on qualitative research methods. This includes  a video feature from Denise Clark Pope from the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University in increasing validity in qualitative research a a free chapter on visual research from the new edition of The SAGE Handbook […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 10

What is computational social science? This question underpins the first of four videos synthesizing themes covered at last year’s International Conference on Computational Social Science. Among the academics and practitioners venturing answers, Princeton’s Matthew Salganik stresses that the explosion of data and the ability to harness it represent a “fundamental transition that’s occurring whether social […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 2: Writing Successful Grant Applications

In this second edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter, we look at the skill set needed to successfully convince others to fund your passions. This includes access to chapter of the book Proposal Writing: Effective Grantsmanship for Funding by Soraya M. Coley and Cynthia Scheinberg, a journal article specifically on grant writing for qualitative research, […]

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‘Methods Minute’ Newsletter No. 3: Promoting Your Research Through Social Media

In this third edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter, the focus is on ways to promote your research via digital means, and includes videos of Amy Mollett from the London School of Economics and Sierra Williams, communications manager for Open Knowledge International and co-author of Communicating Your Research With Social Media, giving valuable tips. […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 9

In this edition of SAGE Publishing’s monthly newsletter for computational social scientists, the issue takes a page from MethodSpace itself and looks at how social network analysis is changing in a big data era in a recent interview with Song Yang, lead author of the new text Social Network Analysis: Methods and Examples. In addition […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 8

The eighth edition of SAGE Publishing’s big data newsletter includes news about the upcoming launch of a new online course series in data science skills for social scientists. The first course, An Introduction to Python for Social Scientists, is slated to run for the first time in late summer 2017, with registration opening in early […]

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View SAGE’s New ‘Methods Minute’ Newsletter

Since its founding SAGE has been a global leader in methodological innovation, pioneering mixed methods, evaluation and new statistical techniques. This tradition continues as the company is there as researchers tackle new challenges, from big data to replicability and transparency. There is, to say the least, a lot going on. And so SAGE will now […]

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