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Identified metabolites in Scrophularia and Verbascum species and their tissues
Iridoid and phenylethanoid / phenylpropanoid glycosides are reported to have significant anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities, and plants containing these secondary metabolites are widely used for their medicinal ...
Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation
(American Archivist, 2011)
In the last twenty years, many collecting institutions have heeded the calls by indigenous activists to integrate indigenous models and knowledge into mainstream practices. The digital terrain poses both possibilities and ...
Does Information Really Want to be Free? Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness
(International Journal of Communication, 2012)
The "information wants to be free" meme was born some 20 years ago from the free and open source software development community. In the ensuing decades, information freedom has merged with debates over open access, digital ...
Lascivious Pilgrims: Sexuality and Sexual Laws in the British Puritan New England Colonies During the Seventeenth-Century
Modern audiences often see the Puritan religion and early American colonial culture as rigid and traditional, the beliefs of which were satirically summed up by H. L. Mencken as "the haunting fear that someone, somewhere ...
If an Editorial Board Resigns in the Forest ...
Editorial for Journal of Academic Librarianship regarding Open Access issues.
Cataloging tool that finds variable and fixed MARC fields (bibliographic and authority data), language codes, geographic area codes, publication country ...
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Teaching Strategic Searching Practices in Discovery Systems
Discovery systems are designed to enable students to one-stop shop for research. Because they can draw from multiple information sources, from discipline-specific databases to Google, the number of results returned for ...
Returning Books to an Age of Innocence: How Conservation and Preservation Techniques Ensure the Stability and Accessibility of Archived Materials
One principal goal of the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) is to ensure that archived materials are readily available to researchers. Even fragile materials must be in a stable and functional ...