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SAGE Knowledge
(10-JUN-13)

With the recent purchase of the 2013 SAGE Knowledge Complete Collection, the Penn Libraries have made a major e-book collection purchase to support instruction and research in the social sciences and beyond.

SAGE Knowledge brings more than 2,700 SAGE eBooks, eHandbooks, and eReference works to Penn readers - the complete SAGE Knowledge collection from its beginning through its 2013 releases. Subject areas covered by the collection include Education, Business and Management, Sociology, Media and Communication, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Health and Social Care, Psychology, Politics and International Relations, Criminology, and Geography.

SAGE publications are very popular among Penn readers. Among the 1,372 SAGE Knowledge titles we own in print, 147 titles may be found in Penn Libraries course-reserve or reference locations. Several titles have been often-borrowed:

Other print titles represented in the SAGE Knowledge collection have been frequently borrowed through BorrowDirect, including:

A particular strength of SAGE Knowledge reflects the press's emphasis on methodology, reflected in these works:

The list of award-winning works demonstrates the breadth of the SAGE Knowledge collection:

The SAGE Knowledge platform delivers fulltext in chapter-level HTML and PDF formats, with stable URLs for individual chapters. We expect to add to Franklin, the Penn Libraries catalog, individual titles in this collection soon. We are considering ways in which we may continue to build our SAGE Knowledge holdings through future acquisitions. Please contact us for additional information regarding the Penn Libraries' new SAGE Knowledge collection.

For more information:
Lauris Olson, Librarian & Coordinator, Social Sciences Collections

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