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About SAGE Reference

Our reference titles will be with you no matter where you are in your research journey. Hundreds of must-have SAGE Reference titles are hosted on the SAGE Knowledge platform, providing students with the perfect place to start their research on key topics in the social sciences. These reference titles are both broad and deep, and they are presented in an authoritative, interdisciplinary, and accessible style, guiding every stage of the research journey anywhere in the world.
  • Why SAGE Reference? 

    For Students

    • Variety of content types - not only does SAGE Knowledge include award-winning eReference and eBook content, it also links to journal, research methods, video, and business cases where applicable
    • Cite in a snap and export your citations
    • Personalized - patrons can use the “My Account” feature to create reading lists and save searches
    • Research on the Go - chapter print and PDF download options, share features for e-mail and social media, and a mobile-friendly site are all available
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    For the Library

    • Institution-wide access provides easy discovery
    • Integrated with SAGE Recommends, which leads researchers to other SAGE content for an in-depth research experience
    • Custom online training sessions highlighting features, functionality, and tips and tricks for both librarians and end-users. 
    • Dedicated usage-driving support
    • Content is discoverable by major search engines at the title and chapter level to ensure students find SAGE content no matter where they start their search
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    For Instructors

    • Designed to suit a range of academic uses: from short vignettes to narrative long form
    • User-friendly platform, making finding, downloading, sharing and citing reference works easy
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