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Oct 07 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for October 2014:

Policy & Politics

Bourdieu and the Big Society: empowering the powerful in public service provision?

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

Evidence & Policy

Plural forms of evidence in public health: tolerating epistemological and methodological diversity

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

Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

Getting back to work? claim trajectories and destinations of employment and Support Allowance claimants

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

Voluntary Sector Review

Decoupling the state and the third sector? The ‘big Society’ as a spontaneous order

Families, Relationships & Societies

On the other side of couplehood: single women in Sweden exploring life without a partner

Critical and Radical Social Work

Reconciling radicalism, relationship and role: priorities for social work with adults in England

[Source: Policy Press]

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Oct 06 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Directory of Open Access Journals

At the time of this writing, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) indexes and provides access to 1,720,260 articles in 9,986 journals from 134 countries. Dozens of fields are represented here, covering ten broad areas, including Medicine, Health Sciences, Biology and Life Science, Social Sciences, and Technology and Engineering. Think about starting with Latest News, where DOAJ lists updates and interesting tidbits. The heart of the site, of course, is its Search function, where readers can search by Title, Keywords, Subject, and other categories, as well as by Journal Language, Country of Publication, and Publisher. Anyone looking for access to high-quality, peer-reviewed, freely available research will appreciate this innovative site.

Happiness Research Institute

For a more earnest look at happiness, check out the web site of the Happiness Research Institute, an independent think tank based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The fascinating articles here make large scale surveys and empirical projects sensical and relevant to anyone with an interest in well-being- for themselves, their communities, and their nation. From the homepage, click New Report to read about why Denmark is named among the happiest countries on earth, year after year. The Projects section highlights recent undertakings by the institute, including projects on Sustainable Happiness and reports on Happiness and work. While not all reports are available here, a number of them are ready for your consumption and can be read online or downloaded as a PDF. The Research section of the site may also be of interest as it covers “easily digestible” information on happiness from around the globe.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 37, September 26, 2014]

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Oct 06 2014

Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

Feature

Belonging: The Resettlement Experiences of Hmong Refugees in Texas and Germany
Drawing on a case study of two Hmong refugee populations from Laos that were resettled in a major Texas city and a German village, this article explores the different approaches to immigrant integration found in the United States and Germany as well as the outcomes for the Hmong and their sense of belonging in their new communities.

Policy Beat

Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Has Receded from Headlines But Major Issues Remain

As Central American child migrant flows have returned to their precrisis level, challenges remain concerning the fate of tens of thousands of newly arrived children and families now residing in the United States pending immigration court hearings. Meanwhile, Congress has declined to authorize new funding to address the situation.

[Source: Migration Information Source October 2, 2014]

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Oct 03 2014

Latest news from Migration Policy Institute

The new Migration Policy Institute (MPI) report Selling Visas and Citizenship: Policy Questions from the Global Boom in Investor Immigration, examines the increasing mix of players and types of immigrant investor programs, their policy design, benefits and other considerations. During the past decade, the number of countries with immigrant investor programs has increased dramatically, and about half of all European Union member states now have dedicated routes. Demand has increased as well, with the U.S. EB-5 program, for example, nearing its annual cap of 10,000 visas this year for the first time, after two decades of relatively low uptake.

The report explores the two primary models: (1) investment in private-sector assets, such as the business investment programs used in the United States, Singapore and the Netherlands, or the purchase of private property, as seen in Greece, Latvia, Portugal and Spain, and (2) providing funds to the government via non-refundable fees, low-interest loans or bonds, as occurs in the Caribbean as well as Australia, Malta and the United Kingdom.

The report provides a global overview of immigrant investor initiatives, examines residency requirements and upfront costs.

Read the report at: www.migrationpolicy.org/research/selling-visas-and-citizenship-policy-questions-global-boom-investor-immigration

[Source: Migration Policy Institute]

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Oct 03 2014

Read New Journal “Review of Religion and Chinese Society” from Brill

Review of Religion and Chinese Society (Editor-in-Chief: Fenggang Yang)

Review of Religion and Chinese Society is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles and book reviews in social sciences and certain humanities disciplines. It welcomes studies that compare religion in Chinese and some other societies.

You now have FREE ACCESS to the new journal until 31 December 2015. Issue 1 is now available on BrillOnline platform and Issue 2 will be available in October.

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Sep 30 2014

牙科新聞

Published by Dental Library under Dentistry
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16 – 30 September 2014

香港

 

1.   2—8歲 甩乳齒長恆齒等半年好正常  [明報 - 教得樂] 2014-09-30 P20  問專家 問專家 Happy Pa Ma

2.   劣質臨時牙片誤吞可奪命  [太陽報] 2014-09-29 A20  港聞

3.   探射燈:牙齒顏色 內外因素影響  [東方日報] 2014-09-29 A18

4.   港人常見 牙周病敏感牙齒  [成報] 2014-09-29 C12  健康寶庫  莊芷君

5.   德研究︰運動減口水分泌 跑得愈多 蛀牙愈勁  [am730] 2014-09-26 A28 新聞 國

6.   瓷牙貼片最好 [信報財經新聞] 2014-09-25 C10 健康生活 有齒人生 張嘉熙牙科醫

7.   刷牙攞45度角最好  [新報] 2014-09-22 A07

8.   一次拔牙的教訓(上)  [大公報] 2014-09-19 B17 新園地 醫學與養生思

9.   慎選用具 讓牙齒靚靚健康  [am730] 2014-09-19 B20 愛牙日特

10.   口臭不是缺德 而是細菌分解蛋白質  [都市日報] 2014-09-19 P52 世界愛牙日特輯

11.   牙周病 眼不見,未為淨 正確的刷「牙」技巧  [都市日報] 2014-09-19 P50 世界愛牙日特輯

12.   進入多餐時代吃完喝完應護齒  [成報] 2014-09-18 B07 反斗新

13.   成年後矯齒毋怕損儀容  [文匯報] 2014-09-18 A21 健康資訊專欄 伶牙俐齒 劉潤華

14.   孕婦之牙齒護理  [信報財經新聞] 2014-09-18 C10 健康生活 有齒人生 羅若望醫生

15.   正確刷牙免患牙齦炎  [太陽報] 2014-09-17 E29 副刊

16.   隱形牙箍告別滿嘴鋼牙  [太陽報] 2014-09-17 E27 副刊

 

 [Source: Wisenews]

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Sep 29 2014

Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)

Published by Law Library under Law
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You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus.  For the schedule, please visit http://lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/course/list_gp_m.cgi?category=43#7709.   Souvenirs and training materials will be distributed to participants.  Registration is not required but seats with PCs are limited, first come first served.

 

Whether you are new to Westlaw or need to reinforce your search skills, we invite you to come along.  For enquiries, please email lawlib@hku.hk or call 3917-2914.

 

Westlaw is an online legal research service which provides a unique collection of legal and regulatory information. The collection includes case law, legislation, law reviews, treaties, and directories from Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, European Union.  Westlaw can be accessed from the University LibrariesKey English Resources page at http://sunzi.lib.hku.hk/ER/keyDB/hkul/i

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Sep 25 2014

MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm.

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Sep 24 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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Sep 22 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. First Blood Test to Diagnose Depression in Adults

2. Size at Birth Affects Risk of Adolescent Mental Health Disorders

3. Black Graduates Leave College with More Debt

4. Could Brain Injuries Be Behind NFL Domestic Violence?

5. 1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Partner

6. Meditation Could Help Relieve Migraines

7. Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders

8. Sleeping 7-8 Hours a Night Linked to Taking Fewer Sick Days

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

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