On this page you can download training resources for SAGE Research Methods: a database containing thousands of resources, unique content and research tools, dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas. The materials are organised into two categories. The first category contains resources that anyone can use to learn about SAGE Research Methods independently, such as self-guided PowerPoints and product tips. The second category contains resources that librarians can use to deliver training and information sessions to other users, such as presentations and lesson plans.
You can modify and adapt each resource, to best meet the needs of your users.
This 13-minute video gives a brief introduction to SAGE Research Methods, and how it might benefit different user groups at your organisation. The video covers: searching and browsing for interesting content; creating reading lists; the different content types, and how they can be used in teaching and research; and the Research Tools - Methods Map and Project Planner.
Format: MP4 video
This quick guide will help you create your profile on SAGE Research Methods. We recommend all users create a profile on the platform, so that you can save useful resources and organise them into lists, save your search results for the future, and create custom video clips.
This resource will teach you everything you need to know about SAGE Research Methods. You can dip in and out to learn about something specific, or follow the whole presentation in order, depending on your needs.
If you're a faculty member, researcher or student, check out this resource to learn the most essential things about SAGE Research Methods, as chosen by our knowledgeable Training team!
In partnership with the Nuffield Foundation and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), SAGE Publishing has recently launched SAGE Research Methods Teaching, a database of free-to-use repository of teaching materials for academics teaching quantitative methods courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It contains over 500 slidedecks, presentations and classroom activities, across quantitative topics such as data analytics, modelling, and descriptive statistics. You can view this short video for a quick demo of the platform.
Format: Free resource website
If you're in charge of promoting or training on SAGE Research Methods at your instituition, see what our Trainers think you should know - all our top tips on a single page!
This user guide outlines the core functions of SAGE Research Methods, including searching and browsing for content, setting up a personal profile and adding items to Reading Lists.
This presentation covers all the key information about SAGE Research Methods in a concise and logical format. You can use this as a standard presentation, or use it alongside the training activity to deliver a more in-depth, interactive training session to your patrons. This resource is designed to be used alongside the Training presentation delivery guide.
This resource provides tips and advice from the SAGE Training team about how to deliver your own training session on SAGE Research Methods at your institution. The delivery guide is designed to be used alongside the Training presentation.
This worksheet forms the basis of an activity to be used in a training session to build knowledge on SAGE Research Methods. The task encourages participants to create a reading list of resources from the platform. This training activity is designed to be used alongside the Training activities delivery guide.
This worksheet forms the basis of an activity to be used in a training session to build knowledge on SAGE Research Methods. The task encourages participants to choose a topic they would like to explore or learn more about, and uses prompts to facilitate the discovery of resources on the platform. This training activity is designed to be used alongside the Training activities delivery guide.
This resource provides tips and advice from the SAGE Training team about how to deliver your own training activity on SAGE Research Methods at your institution. The delivery guide is designed to be used alongside the training activities.
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