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Feb 26 2015

ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015

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.

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Feb 09 2015

Access Routledge Gender Studies

Please click here to access some of the most popular Gender Studies research from 2014.

Enjoy free online access to highly cited articles from diverse portfolio of Gender Studies journals.

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Feb 05 2015

Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Asian Studies

Read Brill’s most popular articles from Q4 2014 in the subject area of Asian Studies.

These articles are freely available until 30 April 2015.

“Confucian” Values and Practices in Han China

Author: Michael Loewe

T’oung Pao, (Volume 98, No. 1-3, pp. 1-30)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2383565.

 

Reading Music and Eroticism in Late Ming Texts

Author: Joseph S.C. Lam

NAN NÜ, (Volume 12, No. 2, pp. 215-254)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2525119

 

A New Religious Movement in Singapore: Syncretism and Variation in the Sathya Sai Baba Movement

Author: Shane N. Pereira

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 36, No. 2, pp. 250-270)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

 

Social Participation in Indonesian Media and Art: Echoes from the Past, Visions for the Future

Author: Edwin Jurriëns

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 169, No. 1, pp. 7-36) Open Access

 

The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: A New Moral Panic?

Author: Merlyna Lim

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 169, No. 1, pp. 133-147) Open Access

 

Forbidden Memories of 1965

Author: Gerry van Klinken

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 169, No. 1, pp. 129-132) Open Access

 

 ‘Knowing the Why but not the How': A Dilemma in Contemporary Chinese Medicine

Author: Jun Wang

Asian Medicine, (Volume 5, No. 1, pp. 57-79) free sample copy

 

Prostitution, Islamic Law and Ottoman Societies

Author: James E. Baldwin

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, (Volume 55, No. 1, pp. 117-152)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2367132

 

An Overview of Social Stratification and Inequality Study in Japan: Towards a ‘Mature’ Society Perspective

Author: Junsuke Hara

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 9-29) free sample copy

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

 

Were there “Inner Chapters” in the Warring States? A New Examination of Evidence about the Zhuangzi

Author: Esther Klein

T’oung Pao, (Volume 96, No. 4, pp. 299-369) free sample copy

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2383565

 

“Going Public”: Portraits of the Empress Dowager Cixi, Circa 1904

Author: Cheng-hua Wang

NAN NÜ, (Volume 14, No. 1, pp. 119-176)
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2525119

 

A History of Violence: Ethnic Group Identity and the Iraqi Kurds

Author: Craig Douglas Albert

Iran and the Caucasus, (Volume 17, No. 2, pp. 215-234)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2997767

 

Global Rise Of Neoliberal State And Its Impact On Citizenship: Experiences In Developing Nations

Author: Shamsul M. Haque

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 36, No. 1, pp. 11-34)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

 

Competing Communities: Ethnic Unity and Ethnic Boundaries on China’s North-West Frontier

Inner Asia, (Volume 13, No. 1, pp. 7-25)

 

Sociology: Opportunities and Professional Challenges

Author: Stella R. Quah

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 30-38) free sample copy

 

* Articles in Open Access remain freely available after this date. Articles in free sample issues may not.

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Feb 05 2015

Access the most popular criminology articles from Routledge

Please click here to read a list of the most popular Routledge Criminology free articles published last year. This collection brings together the most downloaded articles of 2014 from across a variety of Routledge Criminology & Law journals.

 

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Feb 04 2015

Access Routledge Sociology Studies Collection

Please click here to access some of the most popular Sociology research from 2014.

Established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals were formed to galvanise efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest. Please click here to access a range of free articles related to the Millennium Development Goals.

A groundbreaking study in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies compares the views of native Christians and Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in six Western European countries to shed light on the relationship between fundamentalism, religiosity, socio-economic status and hostility towards others.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2094314.

Read free highly cited articles from diverse portfolio of Sociology journals.

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Feb 02 2015

Important Information about Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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.

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Feb 02 2015

Access Routledge Anthropology Collection

Please click here to explore the collection of free access articles recently published by Routledge. Take a closer look at local content from around the globe. This collection focuses on regional themes.

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Jan 29 2015

Access Area Studies Open Select Collection

Please click here to access a collection of articles recently published by Routledge in Area Studies Open Select journals. These articles are freely available for everyone to read online.

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Jan 29 2015

Access articles from Routledge Tourism Studies

In the forthcoming issue of Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, enjoy free access to newly published ‘Dialogue’ papers. With contributions from Huw Thomas, Lynn Minnaert, Jan Mosedale and Noel Scott, Dianne Dredge opens the debate on relevance in academic policy research. Please click here to start reading.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4123088

 

Read online articles from Journal of Tourism History, with topics including 19th Century British tourism in Egypt, attractions on Sydney’s ocean coastline, and sport tourism in Ancient Greece. Please click here to access the collection until 31st March 2015.

 

Enjoy Open Access to three Japan Forum articles, focusing on cultural and contents tourism:
Taiga dramas and tourism: historical contents as sustainable tourist resources‘ – Philip Seaton
Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism – Introduction‘ – Philip Seaton & Takayoshi Yamamura
Contents tourism and local community response: Lucky star and collaborative anime-induced tourism in Washimiya‘ – Takayoshi Yamamura

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2362874

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Jan 29 2015

BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance on 31 Jan 2015

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.

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