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olycarpe Du Fay’s La Béatification des premiers martyrs du Jappon (1628)

A short history of Christianity in 17th century Japan, inspired by Martin Scorsese's latest movie, Silence.

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31 Mar 2017

Dealing with the Loss of Internet Privacy

Looking through a crack in a wall

Once privacy controls are rolled back, Internet Service Providers will be able to sell information they capture about how you and your patrons use the Internet.

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30 Mar 2017

How the University of Nottingham Got More Bang for its Book Budget

Trent Building at the University of Nottingham

DDA allows users to browse a book before buying it, resolving the challenge of meeting student needs AND honoring the library’s strategic plans.

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29 Mar 2017

How History Remembers the First Female Doctor in the U.S.

Doctress in medicine.(1849, Feb 07). The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal (1828-1851), 40, 25.

“None of us can know what we are capable of until we are tested.” ― Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell

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28 Mar 2017

The Price to Purchase Your Own Freedom from Slavery

Samuel Johnson's petition to free his wife and daughter. ProQuest History Vault. Found in: Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks, Series I: Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1777-1867

Resources to explore the limitations of freedom for “free” African-Americans before slavery was abolished.

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23 Mar 2017

Explore Research and Funding Opportunities in Women’s Studies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quote:

Resources for students and researchers in this eclectic, evolving interdisciplinary field.

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22 Mar 2017

Perspectives on the Evolving Role of Women in Rwanda

Testimony from Valerie Nyirarudodo

Resources for better learning and research insights on gender equality in the decades following genocide.

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20 Mar 2017

Exposing Women’s Experiences during the Holocaust for Researchers

Women to Face Their Torturers at Nazi Trials, Los Angeles Times, Dec 1, 1946

Resources to learn from survivors, in their own words, about the horrors - and humanity - of Ravensbrück.

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16 Mar 2017

Researching Triggers of Change in the Women’s Movement

Socialist woman

Exploring resources curated to reflect the struggle of “creating a more humane world for all women to live in.”

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08 Mar 2017

Revealing Queen Victoria and the Consequences of Sex

Queen Victoria's Journal: February 10, 1840

Resources to explore marriage, childbirth and the conflicts of sexual desire in the Victorian era.

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07 Mar 2017