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Sage Journals: Publishing Resources

This guide provides content support for Sage Journals and publishing resources for librarians, faculty, instructors, researchers, and academic students.

Support for Author/Editors/Reviewers

Research Data Sharing Policies

At Sage we are committed to facilitating openness, transparency and reproducibility of research. We support and encourage research data to be shared, discoverable, citable, and recognized as an intellectual product of value. Read more about our research data sharing policies here.

How to Get Published Webinar Series

Sage offers a monthly How to Get Published Webinar Series, tackling different aspects of the publishing journey with a focus on providing useful information for Early Career Researchers. These in-depth webinars feature internal and external speakers and the recording will be available after the event on the Sage Author Gateway.

See below for the full series listing and sign up for upcoming webinars using this registration page. All webinars will take place at 11am ET / 5pm CET.

How to Get Published Tutorial

What can you do to increase the chances of having my paper accepted? How long does it take for an article to get published? Who are good contacts to reach out to for more information about article publishing along the way? How can you play a role in the dissemination of your paper?

This webinar recording will guide you through the author journey, from beginning to end. Featuring Jessica Lipowski, Publishing Editor at Sage, and a panel of Editors-in-Chief from various disciplines, including management, medicine, and health, this webinar will break down each step of the process and detail best practices for authors or those who want to be authors, as well as answer your questions about the process. 

To download the webinar presentation, click here. For additional webinar information, visit:

How to Get Published Resources

How to Get Published Guide

Download our guide to getting an article published in a Sage journal.

Video Resources

Do you want to learn more about how to get published? Let us guide you through the process with our new videos.

Video Tutorial: Choosing a JournalLooking to get your research published, but not sure where to start? Standards are high and getting published is not easy, but there are certain things you can do to improve your success rate. From selecting a journal, preparing your paper, and surviving the peer review process leading to publication and beyond, allow us to guide you through the key steps of the author journey.

Video Tutorial: Submitting Your ArticleAfter you have thoroughly reviewed and finalized your work, you're ready to share your research paper with your peers in the academic community. Navigating the submission process can seem daunting, but we're here to help.

Choosing the Right Journal for Your Research

With so many journals to choose from you may need a little guidance. The Sage Journal Recommender is a search tool that will help you find a journal based on the subject and content of your manuscript. Enter keywords and the title of your manuscript to search over 1,000 Sage journals and compare those most relevant for your research. Search results can be limited to those participating in Sage Path, a personalized author service to quickly and easily find, submit, and get published with Sage.

Think, check, submit is a trusted online service with a useful checklist that will help you determine whether you are submitting to the right journal.  If you can answer ‘yes’ to most of their questions then you can be confident that your chosen journal is easily discoverable with a suitable reputation.

Submit to a Sage Journal

Author's guide to article submission: Download our infographic guide and review this submission checklist to prepare for your article submission.

Writing and submission: Publication in peer-reviewed journals is a key part of the research process, enabling you to communicate your ideas and findings to the rest of the research community and demonstrate impact within your field. Having a track record of published papers is also important for career development and therefore a crucial step for many doctoral and early career researchers.

Submission guidelines: For specific advice on submitting to your chosen journal, please have a look at the guidelines provided on the relevant journal’s homepage. View all of our journals here.

Promote Your Article

Do you want to promote your article, drive downloads and increase citations? The following helpful tips will steer you in the right direction.

Author Services

Sage Author Services can help those struggling with language or formatting issues. Submit it to Sage Language services before submitting to a journal to get help with editing, translation, and formatting your manuscript.

Sage Path

Sage Path is a service that helps you quickly and easily find, submit, and get published with the right Sage journal. The Sage Journal Recommender is a search tool that will help you find a journal based on the subject and content of your manuscript. Enter keywords and the title of your manuscript to search over 1,000 Sage journals and compare those most relevant for your research. Search results can be limited to those participating in Sage Path.

Sage Campus

Sage Campus has published eight new online courses to help researchers get started in their publishing journey. The courses teach an overview of the journal publishing landscape and how to write an article that will get published. Researchers can browse the courses and sign up to the demo hub to take free modules today and librarians can subscribe for institution-wide access to the SAGE Campus platform.

Sage Perspectives

Sage Perspectives Blog focuses on highlighting topical and interesting research published in Sage books and journals. The blog includes posts from authors across a wide range of subject disciplines and research areas. For advice on how to get published check out the Author Services category.

Using Social Media

For ideas on how you can use social media tools to help promote your article and enhance discoverability please read our guides below:

For more support, check out this free social media toolkit with advice, tips and discussion on how to use social media for academic purposes created by social media expert Mark Carrigan.