Free access to research on disabilities
Disability is Health & Social Care Arena theme this month in recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Highlights include:
- Free access to over 50 articles on the theme of disability and technology
- Free online access to the first issue of Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- Four questions for the editor of Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research
- Related books
Please click here to explore the latest disability research.
HKUL users can continue to access Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3884314
Health, Risk & Society Editor’s choice
The editor of Health, Risk & Society Andy Aleszewski, will be highlighting one article from each issue which will be free to read online for one month from publication.
Please click here to read the latest editor’s choice article, ‘Risk, social protection and trust amidst cuts in welfare spending’ for free until 31 December 2014.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2518186
Free access articles on mindfulness
Mindfulness article collection explore key topics including neuroscience, anxiety, social work, eating disorders, HIV/AIDS and depression.
Please click here to enjoy free access until the end of 2014.
Health & Justice aims to present original experimental research on the area of health and well-being of people involved in the adult or juvenile justice system, including people who work in the system; Health & Justice presents meta-analysis or systematic reviews in the area of health and justice for those involved in the justice system.
Health & Justices Popular Papers:
- Implementation of contingency management in probation agencies using a case controlled longitudinal design: a PDSA study protocol, by Faye S Taxman and Danielle S Rudes
- Associations between past trauma, current social support, and loneliness in incarcerated populations, by Jennifer C Kao, Adam Chuong, Madhavi K Reddy, Robyn L Gobin, Caron Zlotnick and Jennifer E Johnson
- Incarceration as a catalyst for worsening health, by Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
- Development of an intervention to increase health service utilisation in ex-prisoners, by Stuart A Kinner, Kate van Dooren, Frances M Boyle, Marie Longo, and Nicholas Lennox
- A cluster randomized trial of an organizational linkage intervention for offenders with substance use disorders: study protocol, by Peter D Friedmann, Lori J Ducharme, Wayne Welsh, Linda Frisman, Kevin Knight, Timothy Kinlock, Shannon Mitchell, Elizabeth Hall, Terry Urbine, Michael Gordon, Sami Abdel-Salam, Dan O’Connell, Carmen Albizu-Garcia, Hannah Knudsen, Jamieson Duval, Juliane Fenster, Jennifer Pankow, for the CJ-DATS MATICCE Workgroup
EcoHealth aims to advance research, practice, and knowledge integration at the interface of ecology and health by publishing high quality research and review articles that address and profile new ideas, developments, and programs. The articles are now freely available until August 31.
Top mentioned articles:
Top cited articles:
Please click here to access all EcoHealth issues on SpringerLink.
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Nelson Mandela Days-Articles With Top Impact
Springer honors Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18). In observance of this special day, Springer offers free access until July 31 to the Most Frequently Mentioned Articles (based on Almetric data) from Springer and BioMed Central that focus on Mandela’s values and fields of dedication.
Please go to the “Nelson Mandela Days” homepage and discover the articles with top impact.
[Source: Springer http://www.springer.com/ ]
SpringerOpen is pleased to announce the new journal, Health & Justice. It is turning out to be the magnet for scholarly articles in the nexus of health and justice. The journal is one of the titles in the growing SpringerOpen portfolio of over 100 peer-reviewed and fully open access journals.
Health & Justice is open to submissions from public health, criminology and criminal justice, medical science, psychology and clinical sciences, sociology, neuroscience, biology, anthropology and the social sciences, and covers a broad array of research types. It publishes original research, research notes (promising issues that are smaller in scope), commentaries, and translational notes (possible ways of introducing innovations in the justice system).
Read the first articles
Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health provides a platform for scholars, experts and practitioners within and outside the Asian regions to share gambling research, prevention and intervention experiences, and to promote critical discussion on gambling policy and gambling related public health issues.
The journal aims to facilitate international debates on gambling expansion and liberalization, benefits and costs of legalized gambling, the impact of gambling technologies, responsible gambling policies and initiatives, prevention and intervention of problem gambling; document updated empirical studies on vulnerable groups, etiology, resiliency and prevalence estimates of excessive gambling, gambling in the financial markets, treatment efficacy of various therapies, and evaluation on awareness and preventive programs in different Asian communities; encourage gamblers and family members to share their experience in treatment and recovery.
Free topical journal articles of the month of May are:
[Source: The Policy Press]
Race and Social Problems provides an international and multidisciplinary forum for issues germane to race and its enduring relationship to psychological, socioeconomic, political, and cultural problems. The journal publishes original empirical studies, reviews of past research, theoretical studies, and invited essays that advance the understanding of the complexities of race and its relationship to social problems. Coverage includes anthropology, communications, criminology, economics, history, law, political science, psychology, public health, social work, and sociology.
You can download and save these free articles to your computer, iPad or mobile device:
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Get Free Online Access to Selected Content from the Highly-Cited Public Health Journals
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Free Articles from the Gerontology Collection
Routledge is currently offering free online access to about 20 articles from our diverse journals collection in Gerontology. For access, go to: www.tandf.co.uk/journals/access/GSA2012.pdf