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Sep 25 2014

MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm.

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Sep 22 2014

Access the latest Health & Social Care Research from Routledge

September’s theme: Sexual Health and Wellbeing

Free Access to over 40 articles on Sexual Health and Wellbeing.

Visit Health & Social Care Arena this month for free access to over 40 sexual heath-related articles, in honour of World Sexual Health Day and it’s theme of ‘Sexual health and Wellbeing’.

All Routledge Health & Social Care Open Access articles are now just one click away.

Over 180 Open Access papers have been published in Health and Social Care subject area.

Please click here to access Health and Social Care Open Access articles.

Looking Forward, Looking Back: 21 years of the JSA

The Journal of Sexual Aggression is celebrating 21 years of publication, with free online access to ground breaking articles (including the entirety of Volume 1, 1994) until the end of 2014.

Please click here to enjoy free access.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2998132.

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Sep 19 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for September 2014:

Policy & Politics
All content free for September

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3023100

Evidence & Policy

Perceptions of the usefulness and use of research conducted in other countries

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4161889

Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
Social impact bonds: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4376299

Voluntary Sector Review
How donors choose charities: The role of personal taste and experiences in giving decisions

Families, Relationships & Societies
Encountering ethics in studying challenging family relations

Critical and Radical Social Work
Advocating for Palestinian children in the face of the Israeli occupation

[Source: Policy Press]

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Sep 18 2014

Read peer-reviewed articles from SpringerPlus

Please read a selection of peer-reviewed articles, published in interdisciplinary, open access journal SpringerPlus. All articles are Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licensed and freely available online for everyone.

Please click here to read articles in specific subject.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4723137

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Sep 17 2014

Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenews

A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.

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Sep 08 2014

Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service

China INFOBANK (中國資訊行) and Soshoo Online Database Service may be temporarily suspended owing to emergency problems of the network system in the Beijing Data centre. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Sep 04 2014

International Journal of Dharma Studies Research Highlights from SpringerOpen

International Journal of Dharma Studies aims to investigate, present, interpret, and envision the shared and distinct categories of the life-worlds of the Indic Religions, globally, in a multidisciplinary format with articles from Religious Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Cultural Studies, Musicology, Film, Contemporary Issues, Sociology, Anthropology, and the Arts.

Read the papers published in the International Journal of Dharma Studies, the most popular of which has been downloaded nearly 3,000 times!

Popular papers from the International Journal of Dharma Studies:

Please click here to find all of the International Journal of Dharma Studies’ content.

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Sep 02 2014

Read EcoHealth Articles With Impact from Springer

EcoHealth aims to advance research, practice, and knowledge integration at the interface of ecology and health by publishing high quality research and review articles that address and profile new ideas, developments, and programs. The articles are now freely available until August 31.

Top mentioned articles:

Top cited articles:

Please click here to access all EcoHealth issues on SpringerLink.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3013023

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Aug 28 2014

Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studies

Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies

These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014!

Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions
Author: Ken Seigneurie
Journal of Arabic Literature, (Volume 43, No. 2-3, pp. 484-509)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2519617

EDITORIAL: QUR’AN, ORIENTALISTS AND WESTERN SCHOLARS (Open Access)
Author: M. Daneshgar
Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur’an and Hadith Studies, (Volume 10, No. 2, pp. 5-8)

The Third Wave: Islamization of Europe, or Europanization of Islam?
Author: Maurits S. Berger
Journal of Muslims in Europe, (Volume 2, No. 2, pp. 115-136)

A STUDY ON THE SUFI INTERPRETATION OF QUR’ĀN AND THE THEORY OF HERMENEUTIC (Open Access)
Author: Maryam Musharraf
Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur’an and Hadith Studies, (Volume 11, No. 1, pp. 33-47)

FROM “CLERGY” TO “CELIBACY:” THE DEVELOPMENT OF RAHBĀNĪYYAH BETWEEN THE QUR’ĀN, ḤADĪTH AND CHURCH CANON (Open Access)
Author: Emran El-Badawi
Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur’an and Hadith Studies, (Volume 11, No. 1, pp. 1-14)

Back on Horseback: The Military and Political Transformation in Egypt
Author: Maysa Bydoon
Arab Law Quarterly, (Volume 25, No. 1, pp. 51-69)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2634270

Reservations on the “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)”  Based on Islam and its Practical Application in Jordan: Legal Perspectives (free sample issue)
Author: Maysa Bydoon
Arab Law Quarterly, (Volume 25, No. 1, pp. 51-69)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2634270

Narratives of Inclusion and Exclusion: Islam and Muslims as a Subject of European Studies
Authors: Göran Larsson and Riem Spielhaus
Journal of Muslims in Europe, (Volume 2, No. 2, pp. 105-113)

When Did the Bible Become an Arabic Scripture? (free sample issue)
Author: Sidney H. Griffith
Intellectual History of the Islamicate World, (Volume 1, No. 1-2, pp. 7-23)

Even If It’s Not True It’s True: Using Unreliable Hadīths in Sunni Islam (free sample issue)
Author: Jonathan A.C. Brown
Islamic Law and Society, (Volume 18, No. 1, pp. 1-52)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2519410

The Youth and the Arab Spring: Cohort Differences and Similarities
Authors: Michael Hoffman and Amaney Jamal
Middle East Law and Governance, (Volume 4, No. 1, pp. 168-188)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5026008

Book Review. Al MAKIN, Representing the Enemy. Musaylima in Muslim Literature. (free sample issue)
Author: Roberto Celestre
Oriente Moderno, (Volume 93, No. 1, pp. 321-323)

A New Introduction Sociology of Islam: Social, Political and Economic Transformations in Muslim Societies (free sample issue)
Authors: Gary Wood and Tugrul Keskin
Sociology of Islam, (Volume 1, No. 1-2, pp. 1-6)

The Sociology of Islam: Precedents and Perspectives (free sample issue)
Author:Armando Salvatore
Sociology of Islam, (Volume 1, No. 1-2, pp. 7-13)

Democracy and Islam: A Tale of Democratic Struggle in a Muslim Majority State (free sample issue)
Author:Mohammad Musfequs Salehin
Sociology of Islam, (Volume 1, No. 1-2, pp. 88-114)

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Aug 27 2014

Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Asian Studies

Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Asian Studies.

These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014!

The Civil Examination System in Late Imperial China, 1400-1900 (free article)

    Author: Benjamin A. Elman
    Frontiers of History in China, (Volume 8, No. 1, pp. 32-50)

    An Overview of Social Stratification and Inequality Study in Japan: Towards a ‘Mature’ Society Perspective (free sample issue)

      Author: Junsuke Hara
      Asian Journal of Social Science
      , (Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 9-29)

      HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

      Before Timur Came: Provincialization of the Delhi Sultanate Through The Fourteenth Century

        Author: Simon Digby
        Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, (Volume 47, No. 3, pp. 298-356)

        HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2367132

        Thomas Karsten’s Indonesia (Open Access)

          Author: Joost Coté
          Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde /

          Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 66-98)

          The Anthropology of Chinese Kinship. A Critical Overview

            Author: Gonçalo Duro Dos Santos
            European Journal of East Asian Studies, (Volume 5, No. 2, pp. 275-333)

            HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2471126

            Influence of China’s imperial examinations on Japan, Korea and Vietnam

              Author: LIU Haifeng
              Frontiers of History in China, (Volume 2, No. 4, pp. 493-512)

              Growing Strategies of Non-Profit Organisations in Japan and China (free sample issue)

                Author: Li Yanyan
                Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 39-56)

                HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

                Unilineal descent and the house - again: The Ngadha, eastern Indonesia (Open Access)

                  Author: Olaf H. Smedal
                  Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde /

                  Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of  Southeast Asia, (Volume 167, No. 2-3, pp. 270-302)

                  New Perspectives on Factor Markets and Ancient Middle Eastern Economies: A Survey

                    Author: Bas van Bavel
                    Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, (Volume 57, No. 2, pp. 145-172)

                    HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2367132

                    The Formation of Chinese Maritime Networks to Southern Asia, 1200-1450

                      Author: Tansen Sen
                      Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, (Volume 49, No. 4, pp. 421-453)

                      HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2367132

                      Were there “Inner Chapters” in the Warring States? A New Examination of Evidence about the Zhuangzi (free sample issue)

                        Author: Esther Klein
                        T’oung Pao, (Volume 96, No. 4, pp. 299-369)

                        HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2383565

                        The Media Rituals: The Relationship between Media and Religion

                          Authors: Hassan Khojastea and Abdolhosein Kalantarib
                          Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 37, No. 2, pp. 284-304)

                          HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

                          Korean Dramas and Films: Key Factors for Their International Competitiveness

                            Authors:Jimmyn Parc and Moon Hwy-Chang
                            Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 41, No. 2, pp. 126-149)

                            HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

                            Book Review: Steve Sharp Journalism and Conflict in Indonesia: From Reporting Violence to Promoting Peace. (Open Access)

                              Author: Herlambang P. Wiratraman
                              Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde /

                              Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of  Southeast Asia, (Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 157-158)

                              Ethno-Religious Communities: To the Problem of Identity Markers (free sample issue)

                                Author: Victoria Arakelova
                                Iran and the Caucasus, (Volume 14, No. 1, pp. 1-17)

                                HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2997767

                                Articles in Open Access and free sample issues remain freely available after 31 October 2014.

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