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Dec 12 2014

Thomson Reuters Exchange: Opening The Gates

Thomson Reuters Exchange is a free online magazine available at: http://exchangemagazine.financial.thomsonreuters.com/

Or you may get FREE copy on iOS and Android tablet devices in the

Apple AppstoreGoogle Play and Amazon Appstore.

In the latest issue, they focus on Open, such as open up China market:

New developments are opening up China’s capital markets to growth-hungry global investors.

China became the world’s largest economy this year, a position held by the United States since the 1870s. See how China’s financial reform process is cleaning up the Asian giant’s banking system, gradually opening its capital markets and internationalizing the use of the country’s currency  in Thomson Reuters Exchange Magazine. For more, please refer to Thomson Reuters Exchange Website.


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Dec 08 2014

Read articles from Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Springer

Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment publishes research papers, reviews and technical notes on stochastic and probabilistic approaches to environmental sciences and engineering, including interactions of earth and atmospheric environments with people and ecosystems.

The articles listed below are available for free trial access until 31 December 2014.

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Dec 02 2014

Access articles from the International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, SpringerOpen

International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (IJDRS) is an interdisciplinary English language journal that publishes research articles addressing theoretical and methodological issues in disaster science, emergency response technology, disaster risk management, and large-scale disaster risk governance.

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Dec 02 2014

South China Morning Post withdrawn from WiseNews 1 January 2015

As per the new arrangement between the publishers of South China Morning Post and WiseNews, SCMP will be withdrawn from WiseNews effective from 1st January 2015. Users can access the historic archive (from 1903 onward up to 10 years ago ) via ProQuest’s historical newspapers, and the current 10 years up to today via SCMP.com.

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Dec 02 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Gender Equality Data and Statistics

This data portal is a virtual goldmine of worldwide statistics on gender, based on data sets gathered by the United Nations and the World Bank. Built as a tool for the assessment of World Bank funding of “gender-informed activities,” the information gathered here is useful for researchers of all kinds, as well as anyone curious about how global resources are being allocated by gender. To start, click the Visualize Gender Equality map on the homepage, which visually displays the shifting landscape of labor force participation between 1990 and 2012. The Data Visualization App is home to other related visual aids. Readers can peruse statistics and articles by region (e.g.  East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, etc.) and by country. Other resources include Thematic Data, Microdata for Researchers, and World Bank Lending Data.

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections

The University of Wisconsin, the University of Michigan, and the National Museum of Health and Medicine have come together to assemble one of the world’s largest collections of well-preserved mammalian brains. Now readers can access photographs of the brains of over 100 different species and view stained sections of a variety of brains, including those of humans, sea lions, and otters. Readers can scout the site by the List of Specimens, which is organized both by common name and scientific name or read selections about Brain Sections, Brain Evolution, and Brain Development, among other topics. This site will be of interest to biology teachers or anyone with an interest in the fascinating world of mammalian brains.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 46, November 28, 2014]

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Dec 01 2014

Trial Access to Journal of extreme events

The objective of the Journal of Extreme Events is to provide a forum for analysis of the occurrence, impact, and significance of extreme events on natural and human systems. The Journal provides a range of opportunities for manuscripts including original research papers, review assessments, and science-policy statements. Journal content focuses on extreme weather and climate events and their connections with natural and human system processes.

This is a multidisciplinary journal that can serve the research and teaching needs of the following areas:

· Earth Science (wide range of subdisciplines)

· Physics (atmospheric physics)

· Biological Sciences (ecological impacts of natural hazards associated with climate change)

· Civil Engineering (design and performance of civil engineering installations to reduce impacts of natural hazards)

· Economics (risk assessment, economic valuation of risk impacts)

· Politics and public administration (public policies, governance)

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Nov 26 2014

Access open access articles from Brain Informatics, SpringerOpen

Brain Informatics provides a unique platform for researchers and practitioners to disseminate original research on the latest applications of computing technology in the study of the human brain and cognition.

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Nov 25 2014

Access the most viewed articles from Carbon Balance and Management, SpringerOpen

Carbon Balance and Management encompasses all aspects of research aimed at developing a comprehensive policy relevant to the understanding of the global carbon cycle.

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3722526

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Nov 21 2014

Read the most viewed articles from Geoscience Letters, SpringerOpen

Geoscience Letters is the official journal of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, and publishes original innovative and timely research letter articles and concise reviews on studies of the Earth and its environment, planetary and space sciences.

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Nov 20 2014

Read articles from Journal of Geographical Sciences, Springer

Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of China and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, the Journal of Geographical Sciences aims to facilitate and strengthen academic exchange on geography research between China and other countries, and to offer a forum for discussion between geographers in China and abroad.

The 2013 impact factor for Journal of Geographical Sciences has increased to 1.123. You’re warmly invited to read and download the top cited articles for free until 18th Jan, 2015.

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