Two presentations by James Elmborg are happening on March 8th and 9th, 2017 at the University of Windsor.
March 8, 10:00: “Critical Library Practice and Why It Matters”, Leddy Library 302, West Building.
March 9, 4:00: “Digital Humanities and New Modes of Collaborative Scholarship”, Memorial Hall 105.
Academic libraries across the country are experiencing significant challenges to their information resources budgets, and University of Windsor’s Leddy Library is no exception. The library has faced diminished purchasing power for its collections budgets over the past several years due to 3 main factors:
The new year is a wonderful opportunity to step up your game in the next semester.
Don't know where to start? Borrow Learning Objects - a box of things designed to help you be a better a student in 2017 and get inspired.
The box is available at the Main Circulation Desk of the Leddy Library. Just bring this call number - ZPR650 .B001 - to the Desk.
► Sci-Hub Problems and Questions
What is Sci-Hub?
Sci-Hub is a search interface that works with a repository called Library Genesis (LibGen) to give readers access to a collection of articles taken illegally from scientific journals. In addition to drawing on the LibGen repository, Sci-Hub also uses the login credentials of university employees to bypass institutional authentication barriers and access journal content to which the university has licensed access.
The Leddy Library is happy to announce the publication of the proceedings of the 11th Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference. This year's timely theme is Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias. The 174 articles, commentaries, and keynotes are now available open access in Scholarship at UWindsor along with the publications from OSSA 1-10. Thanks to everyone involved in making this possible.
From the OSSA 11 editors:
This week, the Government of Canada announced that Viola Desmond (1914-1965) will be featured on the new ten dollar bill in 2018. Who is Viola Desmond? Here are some facts and resources to help you get to know her and her important story.
Fort McMurray residents were forced to flee a huge wildfire that destroyed much of their city in Canada’s Alberta province in May 2016. About 88,000 residents were evacuated from the oil-rich region during the fire, the costliest natural disaster in Canada’s history. More than a month later, some returned (Ash and Oil [9 min.]) to pick up the pieces and resume their lives.