Home > Collection Development > Subject Blogs    

Archive for the 'Law' Category

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.

No responses yet| 303 views

Aug 01 2014

The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The publisher will inform its subscribers when the site is available again.

No responses yet| 328 views

Aug 01 2014

Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

Feature

Turkey’s Evolving Migration Identity
Turkey’s migration identity has shifted from being principally a country of emigration and transit to becoming a destination for immigrants and people fleeing conflict. In response, Turkish policymakers recently enacted a comprehensive migration and asylum law that took effect in April 2014. This article examines the new law, which is intended as a significant step toward managing both legal and irregular migration to Turkey, including humanitarian migration.

Spotlight

Immigrants from the Dominican Republic in the United States
The Dominican-born population in the United States has grown rapidly since 1960, and today, the United States is home to 960,000 immigrants from the Dominican Republic. This article provides up-to-date demographic information for Dominican immigrants in the United States, including statistics on distribution by state and metro area, educational and professional attainment, income levels, health care coverage, and more.

Feature

Temporary Protected Status in the United States: A Grant of Humanitarian Relief that Is Less than Permanent
From a massive typhoon in the Philippines last November to the ongoing civil war in Syria, recent global events demonstrate that natural disasters and political strife occur suddenly and often without warning. This article examines the U.S. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that grants humanitarian relief to nationals of certain countries embroiled in violent conflict or recovering from natural disaster.

[Source: Migration Information Source July 28, 2014]

No responses yet| 142 views

Jul 28 2014

Emerald migration in August

In August 2014, Emerald will migrate its research content to Atypon’s Literatum. Content will remain accessible via and Emerald (http://library.hku.hk/record=b1812913) and Emerald Management First (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4859116) and the visual design of the sites will stay the same. The only change you will experience is the way you login to the online profile area. Please note that all user profiles are now frozen until the launch, and the platform will require you to carry out some simple checks and updates on, or after the launch. More information at http://listmanager.emeraldinsight.com/read/archive?id=11464&e=libser%40hku%2ehk&x=f5f16293

No responses yet| 353 views

Jul 11 2014

CNKI Beijing site scheduled maintenance 12 July 0-6 A.M.

Due to system maintenance, the download function on the CNKI Beijing site will be suspended during 0-6 AM on 12th July, Saturday. Readers can still search and access the abstracts but they will not be able to download any full-text during that period.

No responses yet| 715 views

Jun 25 2014

BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance June 28, 2014

BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting June 28, 2014. Scheduled downtime will begin at 9:30 a.m. and may last up to 4 hours. During this time content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable.

No responses yet| 359 views

Jun 24 2014

Taylor & Francis Online unavailable Saturday 28th June 9:30-11:30

Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable during Saturday 28th June 09:30-11:30 due to scheduled database maintenance by their partner, Atypon.

No responses yet| 369 views

Jun 18 2014

Latest news from Migration Policy Institute

As increasing numbers of asylum seekers and migrants undertake precarious journeys by land and sea to reach Europe, the European Union is at a key juncture in its asylum and migration policy-making cycle. The European Council will convene at the end of June to agree upon strategic guidelines intended to set the tone and parameters for future policy-making for the 2014-2020 period in the area of Justice and Home Affairs.

 

A new Migration Policy Institute Europe policy brief, Strengthening refugee protection and meeting challenges: The European Union’s next steps on asylum, identifies the main issues that should be included in the strategic guidelines on asylum, and emphasises the need for a strong basis for future action. The brief, written by Madeline Garlick, former head of policy at the Brussels office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), offers a number of recommendations, including increased engagement by Member States in practical cooperation as a way to strengthen implementation and consolidation of existing EU laws and achieve more consistent, high-quality asylum decision-making.

 

The policy brief is the first in a joint project between MPI Europe and the International Migration Initiative of the Open Society Foundations. The project, European Union Asylum: Beyond 2014, aims to contribute to development of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) consistent with the European Union’s interests, values, and obligations, through research on challenges and options on asylum to inform the development of evidence-based policies and laws.

[Source: Migration Policy Institute]

 

No responses yet| 174 views

Jun 18 2014

Taylor & Francis Online scheduled maintenance Saturday 21st June, 2014 09:30-11:30 a.m.

Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable for a period of two hours this weekend (Saturday 21st June, 2014 09:30-11:30 a.m.) due to scheduled database maintenance by the hosting partner, Atypon.

No responses yet| 297 views

Jun 18 2014

BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance Saturday June 21, 2014 9:30 a.m.

BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting Saturday, June 21, 2014. Scheduled downtime will begin at 9:30 a.m. and may last up to 4 hours. During this time content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable.

No responses yet| 284 views

Next »