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What is SAGE Knowledge?

Hosting over 5,100 titles, SAGE Knowledge is home to a prestigious range of eBook and eReference content—including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, as well as business cases studies, and streaming video—making this the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty.

How can I use SAGE Knowledge?

SAGE Knowledge contains information suited to all levels of researchers, from undergraduate students starting their first research projects, to experienced faculty members. It will help to:

• Find SAGE eBook and eReference content

 Identify key research

• Search for quick explanations of terms or concepts

• Find in-depth overviews of topics across the social sciences:

• Business and Management

• Counseling and Psychotherapy

• Criminology and Criminal Justice

• Education

• Geography, Earth, and Environmental Science

• Health and Social Care

• Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies

• Politics and International Relations

• Psychology

• Sociology

Get started on SAGE Knowledge

The SAGE Knowledge platform has many tools to help both simplify and personalize the research process. We have put together this quick-start guide to highlight the top features for enabling efficient and quality browsing.

Create a profile Creating a profile is the first step to personalizing the SAGE Knowledge experience, by allowing users to save content and searches. To create a profile, sign up as a member of SAGE Knowledge by clicking Profile, located in the top right corner of every page, and selecting Create a Profile.

My Account My Account is the area that allows users to modify their registration details, including email address, name, and password. In My Account users can also amend alert settings, to manage the information received about SAGE Knowledge and other SAGE products.

Personalized lists Gather content on a specific topic and group favorites into collections with My Lists. Use this feature to build reading lists for research, or create course reading lists that link directly to the content. Lists can be shared easily with colleagues or students over email.

Saved searches My Searches allow users to save their favorite searches for use in the future. Any saved search terms can be found by clicking Profile and logging in

How to Search

Start your search Users can search for titles, authors or key words or phrases within a text. Search results include books, encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, videos, cases, debates and major works. Each search result shows a short extract of the full text.

Browsing content

By subject area: Users browsing by subject area can easily drill down to specific themes as each primary subject is divided into a series of subtopics, allowing for an in-depth exploration of each topic.

By content type: Users can also browse by content type, supporting researchers at all levels to quickly access the type of material most useful for their project.

Advanced Search Looking for something specific? Drill down to the content you need with advanced search criteria. Search by document types, publication details and more.

Downloadable chapters Download chapters and entries in PDF format to print and mark up notes.

Export your citations Use the citations feature to house all citations in one place. Exporting is easy, and available in all major formats, including APA, Chicago, Harvard, and MLA.

Discover related content Find related content easily in other eBook and eReference titles, videos and business cases. One quick search can lead users to a wealth of quality, relevant content to inform their next research project.

SAGE Recommends Discover even more relevant content from across all of our platforms with SAGE Recommends. Based on your search, view a host of suggested related content.

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