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How do students use video in higher education?

Los Angeles, CA. A new SAGE white paper out today reveals the types of educational videos that appeal to students and where they go to find them. Titled "Great Expectations: Students and Video in Higher Education," the paper includes suggestions for librarians as they connect the video resources found in their libraries with researchers, instructors, and students.

Young women objectify and compare themselves more often in time spent browsing Facebook and magazines than other forms of media

Los Angeles, CA - Though it is widely believed that the media objectifies women, women further diminish themselves by constantly comparing their bodies to others’. Regardless of how much time young women devote to viewing television, music videos and using the internet, they will compare their appearances more frequently to photos in magazines and on Facebook, finds a new paper published today in Psychology of Women Quarterly.

SAGE launches Business Researcher as the first in a series of library business resources

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE is pleased to announce the launch of SAGE Business Researcher which comprises biweekly in-depth reports, data, short articles, expert views, and resources for deeper investigation on the most pressing topics in business and management. SAGE Business Researcher is the first in a suite of resources that draws upon a thorough understanding of business curricula and research to support teaching and to guide students through all stages of undergraduate and graduate careers.

IPR License and SAGE announce affiliation at LBF

The opening day of the London Book Fair 2015 has seen IPR License, the global rights and licensing trading platform, team up with SAGE, a leading independent academic professional publisher, to further extend its remit into the international content rights marketplace.

Gay and lesbian job seekers face discrimination

Study shows homosexuals are 5% less likely to be offered job interview in UK

A new study shows that discrimination of gay and lesbian job seekers is commonplace within both private firms and the public sector in the UK.

The research, carried out by Dr Nick Drydakis of Anglia Ruskin University and published by SAGE in the journal Human Relations, involved 144 young people – all first-time job seekers – making 11,098 applications.

Understand how to relate to other cultures in: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence

Los Angeles, Each of us shares the planet with those from many different cultures – people with different thoughts, reactions, beliefs, values, and mores. Someone who is considered culturally competent possesses the ability to work well with people from different cultural groups. Because that ability is more important than ever before in our modern "global village," the information presented in the new The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence is important for both individuals and agencies.

SAGE announces travel grant winners for annual UKSG Conference

London (31 March 2015) SAGE today is delighted to announce the winners of a joint travel grant sponsorship with Springer, for the Annual 2015 UKSG Conference. The sponsorship award, awarded to 6 students and early career professionals, enables the winners to attend the 2015 UKSG Annual Conference and be an active part of the debates that are affecting the current academic landscape.

The winners of the 2015 annual travel grant are: