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Oct 29 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

  1. Cocoa May Hold Clue to Reversing Memory Loss
  2. Dispositional Mindfulness Tied to Better Cardiovascular Health
  3. Music Therapy Reduces Depression in Youth, Study Finds
  4. Omega 3 May Help Children with ADD, Experts Say
  5. Research on Teens Explores Link Between Family and School Conflicts
  6. Personality Researchers Endorse Social Psychology Network
  7. Disabled People Neglected in Many Developing Countries
  8. Teenage Self-Harm Linked to Problems in Later Life

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

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Oct 29 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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Oct 27 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Association for Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science (APS), founded in 1988, seeks to “promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.” This website takes a step toward that goal. Start with the homepage, where you can find a list of links to Psychological Science in the News, featuring up to date coverage of psychology research in such news outlets as the New York Times, ABC News, and many others. Also check out recent issues of Observer, the association’s magazine, with articles about the latest scientific psychology. If you’re interested in the science of psychology, this site will provide hours of learning and fun. Educators, especially, will find much to digest in the Teaching section, replete with APS Blogs by Wray Herbert and Teaching Tips.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 41, October 24, 2014]

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Oct 24 2014

Read articles with impact from AMBIO, Springer

AMBIO addresses the scientific, social, economic, and cultural factors that influence the condition of the human environment. For more than 40 years AMBIO has brought international perspective to important developments in environmental research, policy and related activities for an international readership of specialists, generalists, students, decision-makers and interested laymen.

The articles listed below are available for free trial access until 30 November 2014.

Highlighted articles:

Top mentioned articles:

Top downloaded articles:

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2332666 .

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Oct 24 2014

Maintenance to Taylor & Francis ebooks web site

Due to essential maintenance users will not be able to access tandfebooks.com for a maximum of 1 hour between 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Saturday 25th October.

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Oct 23 2014

Emerald website maintenance

Emerald Management First and Emerald Insight are scheduled to take place on Saturday 25 October 2014, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. During this maintenance window, both websites will be unavailable for up to 1 hour.

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Oct 23 2014

BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance

Maintenance activities are planned for BioOne (http://library.hku.hk/record=b2330290) on Saturday, October 25. Beginning at 6 a.m., content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours.

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Oct 22 2014

Read Highly Cited Articles and Women & Health Special Issue from Taylor & Francis

Highly Cited Health Research

To celebrate Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index® listed health journals, read a selection of highly cited articles online.

Please click here to find out more.

Women & Health Special Issue: Bringing Abortion Stigma into Focus

This Special Issue is devoted to the examination of abortion stigma around the world and includes original research articles, a learning agenda and commentaries – all focused on understanding, measuring and addressing abortion stigma globally.

Please click here to access this issue for free through to March 2015.

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Oct 22 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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Oct 21 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.

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 in free sample issues remain freely available after 31 October 2014.

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