Going Green on the Digital Canvas: The Swingle Plant Anatomy Reference Collection, Safeguarding Green Gold via Digital Information Systems

Nahida tun-Nisa, Asiya Ahmad

Abstract


Purpose: The paper tries to explore the features and functionalities of The Swingle Plant Anatomy Reference Collection. It also tries to showcase the challenges in working with the historical collection.

Methodology: The Swingle Plant Anatomy Reference Collection website has been made use of to explore the features and functionalities of the archive.

Results: The paper examines the role of The Swingle Plant Anatomy Collection as an important information system in the field of Plant Anatomy.

Practical Implications: The paper calls for an immediate action on behalf of the online content providers so that an updated retrieval system in the field of Plant Anatomy can be developed.

Originality/Value: The implications of this paper for both practice and academia are discussed, with a brief outlook towards future research.

Keywords: Information systems; Information retrieval systems; The Swingle Plant Anatomy Collection

Paper Type: Conceptual


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