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Aug 20 2014

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Aug 14 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

World War One: The British Library

The British Library has gone above and beyond with this multimedia collection of materials related to World War One. Offered as a form of scholarly rumination and educational resource, the site examines key themes in the history of the Great War, along with 50 newly commissioned historical articles, teachers’ notes, and much more. First-time visitors might look over the Explore area to find manuscripts, illustrations, letters, maps, and other items contributed by several dozen European institutions. The Teaching Resources includes 40 different items that cover topics such as aerial warfare, propaganda, and bombing raids. The Articles section is a masterstroke and it covers the lives of soldiers, civilians, and colonial troops.

Chicago Fed Blogs

The Chicago Federal Reserve has distilled some of its more academic works into this series of informative musings. The Community Development & Policy Studies (CDPS) blog brings together commentaries from staff members as well as guest commentators. CDPS is actually a division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago that helps support the System’s economic growth objectives by promoting community development. On the blog, visitors can look over meditations on recent conferences dealing with city revitalization in the Rustbelt, along with musings on home ownership, urban infrastructure projects, and much more. Visitors can search through all of the posts or also navigate to a story of interest via the word cloud.

From Confinement to College: Video Oral Histories of Japanese American Students in World War II

This remarkable collection brings together video oral histories of Japanese Americans students during World War II. Created by a team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, these interviews document the impact that students’ wartime experiences had on their college years as well as the rest of their lives. All told, there are eighteen oral histories here and visitors can learn about the lives of Gordon Sato, Frank Inami, and Rose Yamaguchi, among others. Visitors may especially be interested in learning about the students’ time in the relocation centers and internment camps scattered around the United States. All told, it’s a moving and thoughtful collection that will be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in American history.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 30, August 8, 2014]

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Aug 13 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. Is Musical Talent Rooted in Genes?

2. Losing Weight Won’t Always Make You Happy, Researchers Say

3. Risk-Glorifying Video Games Tied to Smoking, Delinquency

4. Midlife High Blood Pressure Linked to Later-Life Mental Decline

5. Intelligence As We Age Linked to Spotting Things Quickly

6. Teen Insomnia Linked with Depression, Anxiety

7. Dyscalculia Linked to Difficulties in Reading and Spelling

8. Scientists Discover Why Some Thrive on Less Sleep Than Others

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Aug 13 2014

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Aug 12 2014

Read Highly Cited Articles in Economics, Springer

The much anticipated 2013 impact factors have been released. Please click here to see the list of journals by IF ranking.

Read Influential Articles in Economics:

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

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Aug 12 2014

Read Highly Cited Articles in Environmental Sciences, Springer

The much anticipated 2013 impact factors have been released. Please click here to see the list of journals by IF ranking.

Read Influential Articles in Environmental Sciences:

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

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Aug 11 2014

Read Highly Cited Articles in Social Sciences, Springer

The much anticipated 2013 impact factors have been released. Please click here to see the list of journals by IF ranking.

Read Influential Articles in Social Sciences:

Read free for the next four weeks.

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

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Aug 11 2014

Read the most viewed articles from International Journal of Bipolar Disorders, SpringerOpen

The International Journal of Bipolar Disorders is a peer-reviewed, open access online journal publishing contributions from the broad range of clinical, psychological and biological research in bipolar disorders.

Read the most viewed articles:

Please click here to read more articles.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5055670

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Aug 07 2014

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Aug 06 2014

Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period.

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