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Nov 27 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for November 2014:

Policy & Politics

All tools are informational now: how information and persuasion define the tools of government

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

Evidence & Policy
Public health evaluation: epistemological challenges to evidence production and use

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

Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

What cost the price of a good send off? The challenges for British state funeral policy

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

Voluntary Sector Review

Exploring local hotspots and deserts: investigating the local distribution of charitable resources

Families, Relationships & Societies

Secondary analysis in reflection: some experiences of re-use from an oral history perspective

Critical and Radical Social Work
Claiming immigrant cultural citizenship: applying postcolonial theories to social work practice with immigrants

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Nov 27 2014

Read free books and articles from Routledge Area Studies

Featured Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

Selected titles from the series are now free to view online in their entirety for a limited time only.

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Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention

Read free articles online about this year’s conference theme: ‘25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Historical Legacies and New Beginnings’.

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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 26 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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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 25 2014

Access Routledge Communication Studies

Critical Studies in Media Communication – Podcast Series

The Critical Studies in Media Communication podcast series expands the scope and reach of traditional academic publishing by offering open-access digital audio material. Edited by Nina Huntemann, the series features book reviews, author interviews and round-table discussions on key contemporary topics in media and mass communication.

Please click here to discover the CSMC podcast series and listen to introductions to the hottest topics in Communication Studies.

Free online access to Electronic Media collection

Explore this month’s collection on Electronic Media with free online access to the latest research, until the end of November. This collection provides key content on the following sub-sections: Cyber-Security, Learning, Diversity in Electronic Media Platforms, New Media and the Web, Radio and Television and Social Media and Blogging.

Please click here to browse the entire collection for FREE.

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Nov 21 2014

Access articles from Routledge Ethnicity

Read Editors’ Selection from Ethnic and Racial Studies

Martin Bulmer and John Solomos, Editors of Ethnic and Racial Studies, have chosen a selection of articles and made these free to read. This collection includes the work of both established and up and coming scholars and a wide variety of substantive research areas.

Please click here to read the collection.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1399675

New Special Issue from Identities

The latest Special Issue from Identities, entitled ‘What remains of the national models of integration? Ideal-typical constructions and social realities of immigrant incorporation in Europe’ is now online. This issue addresses integration as a sociological concept for the social cohesion of European societies amongst other key topics.
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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2518511

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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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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3147783

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Nov 20 2014

Read the most viewed articles from Earth Perspectives - Transdisciplinarity Enabled, SpringerOpen

Earth Perspectives - Transdisciplinarity Enabled focuses on publishing and promoting integrating approaches to research, analysis and prediction of the Earth System, including the role of humans that either contribute to and/or are affected by the Earth System variability and changes.

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