SAGE Research Methods Online recognized for navigation, innovation
Los Angeles, CA (July 11, 2011) – SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) was recognized for its excellence in navigation and innovation in its first year of existence. SRMO recently received the 2011 Magnum Opus Gold Award for Best Navigation for Electronic Publication or Web site and the 2011 Apex Award for One-of-a-Kind Electronic and Web Publications.
The Magnum Opus Awards are presented by ContentWise and the Content Marketing Institute in partnership with the Missouri School of Journalism. The awards, which are in their eighth year, recognize excellence in marketing, communication and design in more than 200 categories. Of the hundreds of entries received, SRMO was the only website or electronic publication honored for its excellence in website navigation.
Additionally, SRMO also won the 2011 APEX Award as “One-of-a-kind Electronic & Web Publication.” The APEX awards are given by Communications Concepts, Inc and recognize products and marketing in areas of communication. SRMO was one of three Electronic & Web Publications recognized in the subcategory with nearly 200 entries in the larger category.
“For SRMO to receive this kind of recognition in its first year is amazing,” said Karen Phillips, Editorial Director. “It’s especially nice to get recognized for the site’s navigation, as that was something we really focused on making intuitive.”
SAGE Research Methods Online is a tool designed to help create research projects and understand the methods behind them. SRMO links to authoritative content, including more than 600 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks as well as journal articles, and videos. Also unique to SRMO is the Methods Map, a visual search tool supported by a unique, complex taxonomy of research methods terms, methodologies, and people in the field.
“SAGE has such a history in research methods that developing a product that further helped those who conduct research seemed like a natural fit,” said Phillips. “To receive recognition for those efforts as well as the positive feedback from users encourages us to continue developing unique and innovative products.”
For more information about the different features of SAGE Research Methods Online and to see how the product is helping researchers, visit www.srmo.sagepub.com.
SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science,technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. www.sagepublications.com
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Descriptions : SAGE Research Methods Online is a tool to support your research needs as you design, select and apply a method. SAGE Research Methods Online contains a wealth of information on research methods. Containing over 100,000 pages of content from books, journals, reference materials and handbooks provide both a breadth and depth of information, allowing beginner researchers to explore research methods at a high level and more experienced researchers to drill down into specifics of their chosen method.