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Aug 18 2017

MedDRA: Web-Based Browser and MVAT Scheduled Downtime, 26 Aug 2017

The servers hosting the Web-Based Browser (WBB) and MedDRA Version Analysis Tool (MVAT) require server maintenance and will not be available to users on the following dates and times:
Start Downtime Sat 26 Aug 7AM
End Downtime Sat 26 Aug 9AM
Thank you for your patience and continued support of MedDRA.

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Aug 08 2017

JapanKnowledge service suspension due to its system maintenance: 27 Aug 2017

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10:00-14:00 on Sunday, 27th Aug 2017
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All JapanKnowledge Services (JapanKnowledge Lib, JK Select Series and JKBooks)
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Jul 28 2017

Asahi Shimbun Kikuzo System maintenance: 7 Aug 2017

We will be performing our system maintenance on August 7 (Mon.) from 11:30 to 15:30.
During this period, the following two services will be unavailable.
・Who’s Who Database(人物データベース)
・Historical Photo Archive(歴史写真アーカイブ)
Other services are available.
The Asahi Shimbun

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Jul 26 2017

New additions for Social Sciences at HKU Libraries

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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Jul 10 2017

Resources from Routledge Health and Social Care

Article from Practice: social work in action

Ethics of Care and Statutory Social Work in the UK: Critical Perspectives and Strengths by Stewart Collins

HKU users can access the journal title via library website http://library.hku.hk/record=b5822477.

 

Most Read 2017 – Health & Social Care

Routledge has gathered a list of recent articles in Health & Social Care that have been highly read so far this year. Please click here to visit and enjoy free access of resources. HKU users can also access the subscribed articles via the library website.

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Jul 07 2017

Celebrating over 20 years of Body & Society

Body & Society has from its inception in March 1995 as a peer-reviewed companion journal to Theory, Culture & Society, pioneered and shaped the study of the body in ways that cross the boundaries between the social sciences and humanities.

The disciplines reflected in the journal have included anthropology, art history, communications, cultural history, cultural studies, environmental studies, feminism, film studies, health studies, leisure studies, medical history, philosophy, psychology, religious studies, science studies, sociology and sport studies.

 

Enjoying June issue features articles of the journal as follows:

Staging Embryos: Pregnancy, Temporality and the History of the Carnegie Stages of Embryo Development by Sara DiCaglio

Body Image and Prosthetic Aesthetics: Disability, Technology and Paralympic Culture by Tomoko Tamari

Dancing Practices: Seeing and Sensing the Moving Body by Susanne Ravn

Technology, Embodiment, and Affect in Voice Sciences: The Voice is an Imaginary Organ by Mickey Vallee

On the Materialization of Hormone Treatment Risks: A Trans/Feminist Approach by Sari Irni

 

HKU users can access the journal title Body & Society via the library website http://library.hku.hk/record=b2074448.

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Jul 05 2017

Articles from Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), a peer-reviewed title, is an international, interdisciplinary journal for nonprofit sector research. It disseminates knowledge about nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and voluntarism by providing cutting-edge research, discussion, and analysis of the field.

 

Some research titles on nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and voluntarism are available freely online for a limited time. HKU users can continue to access the journal title via library website http://library.hku.hk/record=b2014307.

Volunteerism

Volunteer Management: Responding to the Uniqueness of Volunteers by Sibylle Studer

Motivations to Volunteer and Their Associations With Volunteers’ Well-Being by Arthur A. Stukas, Russell Hoye, Matthew Nicholson, Kevin M. Brown, and Laura Aisbett

Strategic Human Resource Management of Volunteers and the Link to Hospital Patient Satisfaction by Sean E. Rogers, Kaifeng Jiang, Carmen M. Rogers, and Melissa Intindola

Episodic Volunteering and Retention: An Integrated Theoretical Approach by Melissa K. Hyde, Jeff Dunn, Caitlin Bax, and Suzanne K. Chambers

 

Diversity

From Diversity to Inclusion: A Multimethod Study of Diverse Governing Groups by Christopher Fredette, Patricia Bradshaw, andHeather Krause

Diversity in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector by Judith Y. Weisinger, Ramón Borges-Méndez, and Carl Milofsky

 

Theory and Models

Measuring Value Creation in Social Enterprises: A Cluster Analysis of Social Impact Assessment Models by Cecilia Grieco, Laura Michelini, and Gennaro Iasevoli

Nonprofit Governance and Accountability: Broadening the Theoretical Perspective by Tracey M. Coule

 

Organization

Nonprofit Organizations Becoming Business-Like: A Systematic Review by Florentine Maier, Michael Meyer, and Martin Steinbereithner

Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness: Analysis of Best Practices by Kellie C. Liket and Karen Maas

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Jul 03 2017

Resources from Routledge Area Studies

2017 Most Read: Area Studies

Routledge has gathered a list of recent articles in Area Studies that have been highly read so far this year. Please click here to visit and enjoy free access of resources. HKU users can also access the subscribed articles via the library website.

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Jun 26 2017

Resources from Routledge Social Sciences

Routledge has published latest researches in Social Sciences and offers free access to the following resources:

Article from Psychology, Crime & Law

1.The role of beliefs about aggression in cyberbullying and animal abuse

By Cheryl E. Sanders & Bill C. Henry

 

2.Parents’ knowledge and attitudes about youths’ interrogation rights

By Hayley M. D. Cleary & Todd C. Warner

HKUL users can also access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2526687.

 

Article from Death Studies

Barriers Towards Help-Seeking Among Young Men Prior to Suicide

By Mette Lyberg Rasmussen, Heidi Hjelmeland & Gudrun Dieserud

HKUL users can also access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1970580.

 

Article from The Journal of Sex Research

Till Porn Do Us Part? A Longitudinal Examination of Pornography Use and Divorce

HKUL users can also access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1984774.

 

2017 Most Read: Sociology

Routledge also gathers Most Read articles of 2017 from the Sociology subject area.

Please click here to access the resources. HKU users can continue to access the subscribed titles via the library website.

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Jun 16 2017

Resources from Routledge Area Studies

Routledge has published the latest research in Area Studies and Social Sciences. Visit the following sites and get access to free articles on the subjects.

Article from Third World Quarterly

Sexual violence in armed conflicts: research progress and remaining gaps By Carlo Koos

HKUL users can also access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1930928.

 

Article from Chinese Journal of Communication

Public trust in local governments and environmental risks in China: the effects of media use, perceived dread, and perceived inequality By Qing Huang

HKUL users can also access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5739990.

  

2017 Most Read: Area Studies

The collection gathers several most read articles title of the year from Area Studies. Please click here to access the articles for free. HKU users can continue to access the subscribed titles via the library website.

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