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Library resources to support online learning

Library resources to support online learning

This page will be continually updated with information on resources and tools for transitioning to online learning and research.

The work of the higher education community will be critical to addressing the challenge of COVID-19, yet university services are being disrupted considerably by the pandemic. SAGE is making every effort to offer the support and access you need at this unprecedented time.


SAGE is offering free access through July 31, 2020 to any library interested in providing SAGE Video, SAGE Research Methods Video and SAGE Knowledge (Books & Reference) to their faculty and students. Complete this form, and we will make every effort to grant you institution-wide access within 24 hours. Your access will end on July 31, 2020; there is nothing to cancel and you will not be billed.

Additionally, we are participating in a program from ProQuest to provide unlimited access to Ebooks Central holdings (textbooks and reference materials) for all patrons at no charge. We have created a dedicated site* with resources and access information for eBooks and courseware for instructors transitioning to teaching online.

*Please visit this page for resources for instructors in the United Kingdom.

Resources for libraries

SAGE Video

Streaming videos collections by discipline across the social sciences.
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Additional support: 

*Embedding included for paid access only

SAGE Research Methods Video

A comprehensive platform supporting research skills training.
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Additional support: 

SAGE Knowledge (Books & Reference)

More than 5,000 book and reference titles from across the social sciences.
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Additional support: 

SAGE Business Cases

More than 3,500 business cases for library access. 
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Additional support:

SAGE Journals*

More than 1,000 journals in the humanitites, social sciences, and STM.
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    *Note that institutions subscribing to journals Print-Only will receive complimentary online access to the issues within their current order and for the previous 12 months.

    Lean Library

    Improve off-campus access to your library resources while increasing library visibility. Learn more.


      Online for print subs

      For institutions1 who subscribe to our journals in Print Only, online access options are available. You can access content published in the current calendar year and in the previous year. Currently, this would mean access to articles published in 2019 and 2020, and includes online first content.

      Please note, this access is only available for the duration of your subscription.

      In order to find out how to set up online access, please review the User Guide, and if you have not done so already, set up your admin account username and password following these instructions. For any further help, please contact

      Note 1: these are customers who have subscribed at an institutional rate. You can review subscription options and download pricing in order to check your own subscription from this page.

      General tech support 

      SAGE’s Online Technical Support Team are available to help you to ensure access to your SAGE content is available to your patrons. The team can:

      • Provide support and guidance for setting up the best methods of access on your account, allowing your patrons to continue accessing SAGE content wherever they are
      • Work with you on administrative issues, including password resets, IP range edits or usage reporting
      • Help to troubleshoot problems as they arise around loss of access, bugs in the platform or missing content.

      You can find answers to many common questions in the knowledge base here:

      If you would like to contact a tech support rep, please do so by emailing and expect to receive a response within one working day.

      Additional resources and information

      Technical support

      SAGE has also taken steps to ensure the continuity of our business and service to our customers. Our website and platforms will be operating as usual, but please contact for technical support.

      Contact us

      We are committed to supporting the higher education teaching and research communities we serve as together we navigate this difficult time. Please email us at with requests and suggestions about how SAGE can make your life easier through this transition.


      Information on accessibility can be found here.

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      If you have any questions regarding our digital products, please feel free to contact your regional sales manager for additional information.