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SAGE Publishing partners with the Essex Summer School to support Research Methods teaching

May 12, 2016

London, UK. SAGE Publishing, a leading independent and academic publishers, is delighted to announce its partnership with the Essex Summer School to sponsor its coveted workshops on Social Science Data Analysis.  

Ziyad Marar, SAGE Publishing’s Global Publishing Director, commented:

“Given SAGE’s unique position in the Research Methods publishing landscape, and Essex Summer School’s excellent reputation as leaders in the field, this partnership is a fantastic opportunity to cross collaborate and share ideas. We look forward to working with the Essex Summer School in order to respond to the rapid changes that the social sciences are currently facing and develop teaching and research skills accordingly.”

Research Methods has been at the heart of SAGE’s mission since its founding in 1965. Sara Miller McCune, SAGE’s founder, published SAGE’s first methods book in 1970. Today it has over 1,200 textbooks, reference works and journals in research methods, as well as online products. Through the publication of  the ‘Little Green Books’ and the ‘Little Blue Books’, SAGE has been held up as a pioneering publisher of qualitative methods and evaluation journals, helping to shape the research methods landscape as we know it today. 

As part of this partnership SAGE will be providing strategic support for the workshops as well as offering free access, for 6 months, to all Essex Summer School students to the SAGE Research Methods suite of resources. This includes; SAGE Research Methods Cases, Datasets and the forthcoming SAGE Research Methods Video collection.

René Lindstädt, Essex Summer School Director, further remarked:

“We are delighted that SAGE Publishing has partnered with us to become the premium sponsor of the Essex Summer School. As a publisher with a longstanding history of both publishing and shaping the field of research methods, SAGE continues to be a leading innovator in methods publishing, adapting to the needs of researchers globally. We are confident that this partnership will be of mutual advantage, facilitating key discussion and debate and supporting the next generation of scholars.”

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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 950 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

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