Leddy News

Food for Fines is Back from Dec 1st - 14th

Food For Fines

From Dec-1st - Dec 14th you can pay your library fines with canned goods!

Help support the University of Windsor Student Food Bank and reduce your library fines by donating non-perishable, UNEXPIRED canned goods at Leddy Library's Circulation Desk. For each item that you donate, you'll receive $2 off your fines, up to $50 per person!

Vote for the Best Entry in the Leddy Library Research Question Competition for a chance to win!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a question to the competition. We had a lot of excellent questions, and some tough decisions to make!

The top 30 research questions have now been chosen and you can view them here in the Scholarship at UWindsor repository.

Scholarship at UWindsor Annual Report

Another year has come and gone and the Scholarship at UWindsor institutional repository continues to grow, showcasing and providing open access to the research and creative activity from faculty members, graduates and undergraduates from around our campus. Take a look at our annual report to see the impact Windsor research is having around the world.

In Honour of Remembrance Day: A Profile of the First World War Digital Archive

The First World War: Personal Experiences from Adam Mattew is a wonderful collection of primary source documents drawn from archives across the globe. The documents are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond.

Open Access Week 2014 is here!

International Open Access Week (October 20-26th is) is a global event in its eighth year which draws attention to the benefits of Open Access to research and seeks to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. To borrow from Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication , "Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.

The Rise of Informal Logic announced as vol 2 in WSIA open access book series

CRRAR and the Leddy Library are pleased to announce Ralph Johnson's The Rise of Informal Logic as volume 2 in the Windsor Studies in Argumentation (WSIA) open access monograph series. The first volume in the series, What do we Know About the World? Rhetorical and Argumentative Perspectives, was recently featured as the unglue.it project's Creative Commons book of the day.

Geospatial data specialist Carina Xue Luo discusses food deserts with the Windsor Star

Carina Xue Luo, geospatial data specialist at the Academic Data Centre here at Leddy Library, had the opportunity discuss the issue of food deserts in Windsor with the Windsor Star. Her research indicates that "fewer than one in five people in Windsor live within walking distance of a grocery store".

Windsor Studies in Argumentation open access book is the unglueit book of the day!

Last fall the Leddy Library helped the philosophy department and CRRAR publish the first title in their open access monograph series, Windsor Studies in Argumentation (WSIA). That book, What do we Know about the World: Rhetorical and Argumentative Perspectives, is now featured as the unglueit creative commons book of the day! Have a look! Book two in the series, the Rise of Informal Logic, will be out soon.

The New Leddy Library Information Desk is now Open!

It's open and it's beautiful! After many months, the wait is over! On July 31st, the Leddy Library opened its brand new "one stop shop" for students, staff and faculty. The desk includes services from 3 areas (reference, circulation and IT assistance) conveniently located as you enter the building. Joey Zhou, an HK grad student, is the first to use our brand new circulation desk! Yay!! Please drop by and check out our new area!

 

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