On March 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of the products. The window is scheduled to begin at 11 AM and will last for five hours.
During this time, access to the ProQuest products listed below will not be available, and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.
We are aware of issues with the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, which means that the title is currently unavailable on Oxford Medicine Online.
Publisher is working to resolve the issue and hope to restore access as soon as possible.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused and we thank you for your patience.
Maintenance activities are planned for the website (bioone.org) on Saturday, 31 January 2015 . Beginning at 7 am., content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
There is a upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 31 January 2015, between 7 am and 11am. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable for up to 1 hour. If you access the website during this time you will receive a ‘connection timeout’, or similar message, within your browser.
There is a scheduled downtime for EBL (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4671050) on Sunday, January 25, 2015.
This downtime is required to address a critical hardware issue on one database.
Downtime will be 2 – 4 hours on Sunday January 25, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.
As per the new arrangement between the publishers of South China Morning Post and WiseNews, SCMP will be withdrawn from WiseNews effective from 1st January 2015. Users can access the historic archive (from 1903 onward up to 10 years ago ) via ProQuest’s historical newspapers, and the current 10 years up to today via SCMP.com.
Publisher will be performing system maintenance on January 13 from 17:00 to 19:00.
During this period, all services of “Kikuzo II Visual for Libraries” will be unavailable.
After the maintenance, tab design of search screen will change a little bit.
Discover the Darker Side of Tourism
Whether it is the macabre attraction of a converted concentration camp or the magnitude of destruction from a site devastated by a natural disaster, ‘Dark Tourism’ seeks to bridge the gap between the unfathomable and the morbidly real.
Please click here to read over 45 FREE articles on Dark Tourism.
Virtual Special Issue: Controversies in Events and Festivals Policy Research
This free virtual issue from Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events explores the consequences of policy interventions at events, from small-scale festivals to mega sports events.
Please click here to access free articles from this virtual special issue.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4123088
Journal of Sustainable Tourism – Free Article Access
Read selected free articles from the latest issue of Journal of Sustainable Tourism, including the defining article, ‘On climate change skepticism and denial in tourism’.
Please click here to access the latest issue.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2032585
Explore the Virtual Special Issue: Anthropology Beyond Boundaries
Anthropology has a long and deep relationship with the journal Economy and Society that stretches from its first issues. Within its pages ethnography has been brought to bear on the crucial theoretical debates of each era. The articles in this new virtual issue draw out three reoccurring themes: justice; governance; and capital.
Please click here to read the free articles online until the 31st March 2015.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2275707
Thomson Reuters Exchange is a free online magazine available at: http://exchangemagazine.financial.thomsonreuters.com/
Or you may get FREE copy on iOS and Android tablet devices in the
Apple Appstore, Google Play and Amazon Appstore.
In the latest issue, they focus on Open, such as open up China market:
New developments are opening up China’s capital markets to growth-hungry global investors.
China became the world’s largest economy this year, a position held by the United States since the 1870s. See how China’s financial reform process is cleaning up the Asian giant’s banking system, gradually opening its capital markets and internationalizing the use of the country’s currency in Thomson Reuters Exchange Magazine. For more, please refer to Thomson Reuters Exchange Website.
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