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Nov 01 2012

Free access to highly cited journals in Social Sciences

You can read a selection of highly cited Springer journals about Social Sciences free of charge now through November 30 2012:

[Source: SpringerLink]

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Sep 14 2011

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

  1. Project for Excellence in Journalism: Ethics Codes
  2. This selection of ethics codes from a range of news organizations will be indispensable for those persons teaching journalism students. Visitors can scan through the list and codes here come from organizations such as the Detroit Free Press, the BBC, the U.S. Department of State, and National Public Radio. A few extra features includes a link to a piece titled “What are the ethics of online journalism?”, direct from the USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review. The site is rounded out by the inclusion of some additional links dealing with “Advice to Students” and “Journalism Schools“…

     

  3. CENSHARE - Center to Study Human Animal Relationships and Environments

  4. This Center was established in 1981 at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and its aim is to educate about the human animal relationship and the environment they share.  Visitors may check out the thorough explanation of “Animal Assisted Therapy” (AAT), and learn how it differs from, say, Animal Assisted Activities (AAA). Visitors will also learn from the AAT link that such animals have been evaluated and registered by national groups that specialize in therapy animals. Finally, visitors may check out the “Companion Animals in Care Environments” link…

     

[Source: The Scout Report, Volume 17, Number 36, Septmeber 9, 2011]

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Jun 27 2011

Social Indicators Research - Read Editor’s Choice Articles For Free

Founded in 1974, Social Indicators Research has become a leading journal for the publication of research results dealing with measurement of the quality of life. These studies - empirical, philosophical and methodological - encompass the whole spectrum of society, including the individual, public and private organizations, and municipal, country, regional, national and international systems. Topics covered include health, population, shelter, transportation, the natural environment, social customs and morality, mental health, law enforcement, politics, education, religion, the media and the arts, science and technology, economics, poverty, and welfare.

Impact Factor: 0.835

Read, download and save these articles online. They are available online for free until June 30, 2011.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2335882

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Jul 05 2010

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

  1. Do psychologists still listen to Freud?
  2. Feel More Alive - Spend Time In Nature
  3. Moving Repeatedly In Childhood Associated With Poorer Quality Of Life Years Later
  4. Cognitive Ability, Not Age, Predicts Risky Decisions
  5. E-mail Catches Some Cases of College Depression
  6. Teenage Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Later Life
  7. Speech Delay in Kids Linked to Later Emotional Problems
  8. Brief Psychological Therapy Is Effective In Primary Care
  9. Distorted body image means people don’t know the back of their own hands
  10. Is your marriage making you sick?
  11. Domestic Violence: Why Some Women Have Real Reason to Fear the World Cup
  12. New Treatment For Stage Fright

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