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Jul 28 2014

Emerald migration in August

In August 2014, Emerald will migrate its research content to Atypon’s Literatum. Content will remain accessible via and Emerald (http://library.hku.hk/record=b1812913) and Emerald Management First (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4859116) and the visual design of the sites will stay the same. The only change you will experience is the way you login to the online profile area. Please note that all user profiles are now frozen until the launch, and the platform will require you to carry out some simple checks and updates on, or after the launch. More information at http://listmanager.emeraldinsight.com/read/archive?id=11464&e=libser%40hku%2ehk&x=f5f16293

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Jul 23 2014

Read the most viewed articles from Geothermal Energy, SpringerOpen

Geothermal Energy focuses on fundamental and applied research needed to deploy technologies for developing and integrating geothermal energy as one key element in the future energy portfolio.

Read the most viewed articles:

Please click here to read more articles.

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Jul 21 2014

Read Articles with Top Impact from Springer

Nelson Mandela Days-Articles With Top Impact

Springer honors Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18). In observance of this special day, Springer offers free access until July 31 to the Most Frequently Mentioned Articles (based on Almetric data) from Springer and BioMed Central that focus on Mandela’s values and fields of dedication.

Please go to the “Nelson Mandela Days” homepage and discover the articles with top impact.

[Source: Springer http://www.springer.com/ ]

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Jul 18 2014

Access the latest Social Work Research from Routledge

Free Access to Articles on Promoting Social and Economic Equality

Please click here to find out over 100 articles on the theme of Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Solutions from Social Work and Development.

Read free articles on the subthemes of:

  • Addressing health inequalities and disadvantage for individuals and communities
  • Creating sustainable and safe physical environments
  • Educating for change, human rights, and equality
  • Ensuring the sustainable and ethical use of technology in human services
  • Fostering social and economic initiatives that promote security and protection
  • Strengthening the social and cultural wellbeing of individuals, families and communities – promoting resilience, empowerment, safety and respect

*Free access available until 31 August 2014

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Jul 14 2014

Read Top mentioned, cited and downloaded articles from Demography, Springer

Since its founding in 1964, the journal Demography has mirrored the vitality, diversity, high intellectual standard and wide impact of the field on which it reports. Demography presents the highest quality original research of scholars in a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, psychology, public health, sociology, and statistics. The journal encompasses a wide variety of methodological approaches to population research. Its geographic focus is global, with articles addressing demographic matters from around the planet.


The following top mentioned, cited, and downloaded articles are now freely available until July 31.


Top Mentioned


Top Cited


Top Downloaded


HKUL users can continue to access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b1391568

[Source: Springer http://www.springer.com/ 

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Jul 11 2014

CNKI Beijing site scheduled maintenance 12 July 0-6 A.M.

Due to system maintenance, the download function on the CNKI Beijing site will be suspended during 0-6 AM on 12th July, Saturday. Readers can still search and access the abstracts but they will not be able to download any full-text during that period.

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Jun 26 2014

Access the latest Health & Social Care research from Routledge

Please click here to read a selection of over 70 free articles on health and mental health promotion.

Free Access to Articles on Mobile use in Health and Behavioral Sciences

Free access to a collection of research which looks at ways in which mobile devices have been used as research tools, in treatment and in interventions.


Free Online Access to Articles on Gender and Sexual Violence

Please click here to read key themes in Sexuality & Sexual Health article collection for June.


Open Access Content from Behavioral Medicine
In the Open Access article, “A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study of the Acceptability and Effectiveness of a Brief Meditation and Mindfulness Intervention for People with Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease” published in Behavioral Medicine, researchers examine how meditation and mindfulness can benefit people with long-term conditions. Supplemental material is available here.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1967070.


A Century of Knowledge – Free to View in June!

Almost 2,000 recently-digitised books are free to view during June! These titles span a century of research.

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Jun 25 2014

BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance June 28, 2014

BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting June 28, 2014. Scheduled downtime will begin at 9:30 a.m. and may last up to 4 hours. During this time content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable.

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Jun 24 2014

Taylor & Francis Online unavailable Saturday 28th June 9:30-11:30

Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable during Saturday 28th June 09:30-11:30 due to scheduled database maintenance by their partner, Atypon.

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Jun 23 2014

Access the Social Work Research from Routledge

Indigenous Populations: Health & Social Care

Please click here to find out free online access to 50 key articles on health, social care, and social work issues relative to the Native American Indian population, and indigenous populations in Hawaii, Canada, and Australia/Asia Pacific regions.


Free Virtual Issue of Ethics & Social Welfare: Editors’ Selection from the First Seven Years

This virtual issue of Ethics & Social Welfare contains papers selected to represent the variety and content of the journal over the past few years since it began in 2005. There are papers from academics working in New Zealand, UK, Australia, and the USA, with practice papers from the UK and the Middle East. The topics covered include moral philosophy, social work research methods, social work practice and social policy.

Read this virtual special issue looking back over seven volumes of Ethics & Social Welfare for free online until 31 July 2014.

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