The trial for CKNI’s databases Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource) has been extended- you can now get access until 15 April. You can also now access the trial off-campus. Enjoy! Chinese Yearbook: Off campus access Chinese Yearbook is the largest, continuously updated yearbooks full-text database in China. It collects various type of yearbooks including national, regional, industry, enterprise yearbooks and so on. China Statistical Yearbooks
Trial of CNKI’s Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource).
We are currently trialling access to China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)’s Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource). Access to Chinese Yearbook Full-text database expires end of March, whereas we have China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource) until 4 April 2014. Unfortunately, at the moment you need to be on campus to access these resources. If you need off-campus access, then you may wish to check our existing subscription
Free access to ALL Palgrave Macmillan Journals during March! From March 1-31, 2014 Palgrave Macmillan is offering FREE online access to all its journals. All current and archival content spanning the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business will be available. Just click through to articles of interest and start reading! You can search by topic or browse titles including: Business Economics Comparative Economic Studies Development Eastern Economic Journal European Journal of
[this posting is forwarded from LIS-HISTORYRESEARCHLIBS@jiscmail.ac.uk] In Summer 2013 we [The British Library] hosted an exhibition, ‘Propaganda: Power and Persuasion‘, examining the communication of power, and attempts to persuade, through the use of visually striking material and the objects of everyday life. Examples of these can be found across the Library’s collections, and this webinar will describe the types of material that we used, how we used the Library to research
The UN Report containing the findings of the commission of inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was published yesterday. The report documents in great detail the wide-ranging array of crimes against humanity allegedly being committed in the country. “The gravity, scale and nature of these violations reveal a State that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world,” it states. The Commission will formally
Struggling with locating and utilising the data for your PhD? Stumped by missing values? Unbalanced by attempts to weight your data? Help is available. On 6-7 March, UK Data Service are running two day-long workshops looking at secondary data analysis. They are charging £30 per UK student, £60 for UK Academic staff (including research centres), and ESRC researchers. Day 1: Finding and evaluating data for your research, where the focus will
For the next 30 days, the Library invites you to trial Practical Action’s eBooks, the well-known publisher that specialises in the area of International Development. Titles available in the trial include Achieving Water Security; Aid, NGOs and the Realities of Women’s Lives and Bridging Research and Policy in Development Access is via this link: https://ezproxy.soas.ac.uk/login?url=http://practicalaction.metapress.com/books/ [on or off-campus] During the trial, you can view books online by clicking the cover
The British Library is currently trialling NK News (North Korea News). From 13th January to 12th February 2014 users onsite in British Library reading rooms will be able to access the site from BL computer terminals. User feedback is welcomed and will be used to determine the business case for taking out a subscription to the site, so get yourselves down there if you are interested! Further information can be found
The borders of justice / edited by Etienne Balibar, Sandro Mezzadra, Ranabir Samaddar. Emergence of the political subject / Ranabir Samaddar. Making sense of media and politics : five principles in political communication / Gadi Wolfsfeld. Interpretation and method : empirical research methods and the interpretive turn / Edited by Dvora Yanow and Peregrine Schwartz-Shea. The everyday life of the state : a state-in-society approach / edited by Adam White
Just a reminder that the World Bank eLibrary is still available until 31st December 2103. The access is free of charge and the only requirement from the World Bank is that a number of users will give feedback through a questionnaire when the access has concluded. The Bank would greatly appreciate if you might take a few minutes to provide feedback via the World Bank eLibrary Evaluation Feedback Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/wbelibrary2013trialsurvey. Access from here: https://ezproxy.soas.ac.uk/login?url=http://elibrary.worldbank.org.