The Electronic Library: It's not Your Father's Library Anymore
Carla Buss, University Libraries
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1.3 Balanced energy intake

There is a need for a certain daily energy intake to allow metabolism to occur in the body. Metabolism means all the chemical reactions occurring in the body and there are two types of process involved: catabolism breaks down larger molecules into smaller ones often with energy release and anabolism is the building up of larger molecules from smaller precursors, often requiring energy. The body requires energy to power anabolic, mechanical (for example, muscle contraction
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Introduction

This free course, An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland, will introduce you to the law making process in Scotland. The Scottish legal system and many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those in England and Wales. The law of Scotland has a history and roots, which are distinct from that of England and Wales. Despite forming a union with England and Wales at various points throughout that history, Scotland has retained a separate legal system.

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4 Neural processing of auditory information

In this section we will look at how the frequency selectivity found along the basilar membrane is preserved or modified by the auditory nerve and how information about the intensity of the signal is encoded in the response of the auditory nerve fibres.

The nerve that communicates with or innervates the hair cells along the basilar membrane is called the vestibulocochlear nerve or VIIIth cranial nerve. It enters the brainstem just under the cerebellum and conveys information from
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Desmond Video
An old friend visits Toot.
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Conclusion

Hydropower was the earliest means of commercial electricity generation, and currently dominates alternative electricity supply. However, its global capacity for large-scale exploitation is less than six times that currently installed.

Growth of hydropower is slow and its contribution to global electricity supply is falling. Both are due to economic factors, the slow pace of large-scale project construction, the remoteness of high-potential sites, and increasing resistance to the social
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Money talks: Is the anger over trade justified?
Soumaya Keynes speaks to leading economist Richard Baldwin about how to mitigate globalisation's destructive effects. Also on the show: South Africa’s debt rating is just one notch above junk. How might the country bounce back? And why golf is no longer cool in Japan. Simon Long hosts
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Topic 7: Public Goods and Externalities Part 2 | Econ2450A: Public Economics
Raj Chetty Fall 2012
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UK Climate Impacts Programme
Introduction to the UK Climate Impacts programme at the Environmental Change Institute.
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Pride & Prejudice (1995) Episode 2 (Part 5/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. 

This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel.  This is part

5 of 6 parts.

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The Scale-up Manifesto: how Britain is becoming the scale-up nation of the world [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sherry Coutu, Irene Graham, Chris Haley, Rowena Burns, Rob Perks, James ‎Stuart, Elizabeth Vega | Two years on from the 2014 Scale-Up Report and Manifesto, co-founder and Chair of the Scale Up Institute Sherry Coutu, and its inaugural CEO, Irene Graham, address the impact of the Institute's work and their journey, with partners, on increasing the economic impact of high growth firms in the UK. At this public discussion, held during Global Entrepreneurship Week, we bring together ex
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Understanding cancer: News from the frontline
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to cancer research. Three researchers from the University of Oxford give insights into recent advances in the field of cancer cell biology, therapy and epidemiology. One in three people develop cancer, and one in five in Europe and North America die of the disease. Although environmental and lifestyle factors, for example smoking or sun exposure, affect the incidence of some cancer types, all human populations and many types of animal suffer from this di
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The Physical World
This series of tracks introduces the basics of helicopter flight, quantum theory, special relativity, wave mechanics and particle physics, providing practical applications of physics and historical footage of Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. Material is taken from The Open University course S207 The physical world. The iTunes U team. The iTunes U Team at The Open U
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Inside Purdue Admissions: Campus Visits
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Lesson 04 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 4 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say you don't understand something. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Email Basics: What is CC, BCC, POP3, IMAP, SMTP, MIME, ASCII
This is an overview of many aspects of sending email using a client such as Outlook. (07:28)
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Last Stand of the Great Bear
This hour long video tells the story of a 250-mile adventure through unspoiled territory along the coast of British Columbia called the Great Bear Rain Forest. It is here that bear-hunting wolves take to the sea, grizzlies clash in titanic battles and wild salmon are the pulsing lifeblood of an entire ecosystem. As this precious habitat faces an uncertain future, threatened by chainsaws and fish farms, a team of dedicated scientists is racing to prove that it must be protected. Forming a wildern
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1849 California Gold Rush
A social studies class tries their hand at re-enacting what the gold miners did in the 1849 gold rush. (Amateur video)

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Modelaci?n de Actividades [Modeling of Activities]
Despite increasing interest in the functionality and humanization of architecture, scarcely the occupation of buildings are studied and it lacks methods to represent activities in the spaces. By this reason, it proposes a system such integrates simulation of processes and virtual modeling software, to program the behavior of tri-dimensional characters based on the probabilistic evolution of events, testing this approach in the study of emergency services of hospitals. It describes the procedure
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