Westlaw’s new platform is now ready for access through the Libraries’ Electronic Resources page (http://sunzi.lib.hku.hk/ER/keyDB/hkul/i). The old platform Westlaw HK and the new platform Westlaw Asia will parallel run until all resources have been completely migrated to Westlaw Asia.
Westlaw Asia provides multi-jurisdictional research so with the migration, HK and UK materials can be searched across one single platform. All subscribed resources originally on the Westlaw HK platform shall continue to be covered in Westlaw Asia.
about the new platform:
- Jurisdictions under Westlaw Asia include HK, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and UK. HK and UK are available for searching. For other jurisdictions, please search under “Westlaw Next” (click Jurisdiction, Westlaw Next).
- Westlaw China will remain as a separate product via its own platform.
- More information about this new platform is available at http://www.westlawasia.com/.
If you have any further queries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
An upgrade for booksandjournals.brillonline.com is scheduled on Monday September 21, from 16:30PM to 19:30PM. During this time you may temporarily experience loss of access.
We apologize for any interruption or inconvenience this may cause.
In an effort to continue to provide best-in-class hosting services and superior customer support, Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled monthly maintenance on the SCM6 servers and services Sunday, 09/06/2015, for the following sites and services:
- Acland’s Anatomy.com
This maintenance period will last from 11:00 AM 09/06 through 3:00 PM. Please be advised that your site/services may be periodically unavailable during this maintenance window.
In an effort to continue to provide best-in-class hosting services and superior customer support, Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled monthly maintenance on the SCM6 servers and services Sunday, 9/Aug/2015, for the following sites and services:
- Acland’s Anatomy.com
- SUMO Admin Tools
- SiteMaster Admin Tools
- Statsmaster Admin Tools
This maintenance period will last from 11:00 AM 9/Aug through 3:00 PM 9/Aug. Please be advised that your site/services may be periodically unavailable during this maintenance window.
We apologize for any inconvenience
A new update will be released on July 26, 2015 to Web of Science and during this time of scheduled maintenance, access may be intermittent. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 9 June 2015 for 15 minutes, between a maintenance window of 9 June 15:00 – 10 June 03:00.
Policy Press journals on Scopus
Families, Relationships and Societies and Voluntary Sector Review have recently been accepted for coverage on Scopus. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, and acceptance for inclusion is a mark of high quality.
HKUL users can access the journals via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361946 & http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361942
Read the following free journal articles for May 2015:
Policy & Politics
‘Multiculturalism is never talked about’: community cohesion and local policy contradictions in England
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3023100
Evidence & Policy
Perceptions on the role of evidence: an English alcohol policy case study
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4161889
Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
Fuel poverty and high-rise living: using community-based interviewers to investigate tenants’ inability to keep warm in their homes
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4376299
Voluntary Sector Review
Mapping the environmental third sector in england: a distinctive field of activity?
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361942
Families, Relationships & Societies
Troubling the family: coming out as lesbian and gay
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361946
Critical and Radical Social Work
‘Everyone is blaming us!’ Conceptualising current anti-Roma racism in Europe and its necessary implications for anti-racist social work
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361937
[Source: Policy Press]
Explore Asian Journal of Women’s Studies
Explore the latest issue with free access.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2639446
Free article access: Shaping the online fat acceptance movement
Recently published online in Journal of Gender Studies – ‘Shaping the online fat acceptance movement: talking about body image and beauty standards’, is available to read for free here.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1983107
Is it fair that Gender affects the right to Education?
Read more about gender and education in relation to achieving the second Millennium Development Goal with free article access. Established to achieve universal primary education, progress has been made towards this goal, showing the value of a unifying agenda underpinned by goals and targets.
Please click here to begin exploring for free today.
Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW15
To support Mental Health Awareness Week taking place this year between May 11-17, read the articles on the theme of Mindfulness. Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment, without getting stuck in the past or worrying about the future. Mindfulness can be practiced anywhere at any time. Read these Mindfulness articles for free.
New to Routledge: Self & Society: An International Journal for Humanistic Psychology
Please click here to access to Volume 43, Issue 1, 2015.
To commemorate the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Psychotherapy Research, the Editors Chris Muran & Wolfgang Lutz have looked back over the twenty-five years of the journal offering free access to the most cited articles. Please click here to access.
HKUL users can continue to access these articles via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2518336.
Diversity & Cultural Psychiatry Free Article Collection
Read a collection of over fifty-five articles on the topic of Diversity and Cultural Psychiatry. Please view and download these articles for FREE until May 31, 2016.
Access the collection here.
UK General Election Research Collection
The 2015 UK General Election was tipped to be one of the most unpredictable ever, however, the main issues such as Europe, Trident, Immigration and the NHS were always going to be fiercely debated by the party leaders. Read a free article collection of over one hundred papers and five Special Issues to make research into fascinating election even easier and more enjoyable.
Please click here to enjoy free access until the end of June.
Visit the JEPP Resource Page
Visit the Virtual Special Issues collated by the Editors, Jeremy Richardson and Berthold Rittberger.
Focus On: National Elections Free Collection
Take a look at Focus On: National Elections research collection – a wide assortment of free access articles which makes research into national electoral practices and issues. The collection is collated by region; Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and The Americas. It is free until the end of the year and will be updated regularly.
Journal of Human Rights Article Explores Migrant Deaths in the Mediterranean
Just who is responsible for saving – or not saving – the lives of the hundreds of migrants who perish each year while trying to cross the Mediterranean in search of a better life in Europe is the focus of a new study in the Journal of Human Rights. Click here to start reading now.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2997945