Leddy News

Scholarship at UWindsor: A Year At a Glance

On November 1st 2012, the Leddy Library officially launched Scholarship at UWindsor, the University of Windsor’s (UW) institutional repository (IR). The mandate of Scholarship at UWindsor is to enable researchers in our campus community to showcase, preserve and provide open-access to a wide range of scholarly and creative works. This could include copies of published articles, conference papers, presentations, theses, videos of talks, musical scores, images and more.

Display at Library Entrance “Discover Food Deserts in Windsor” to Celebrate 2013 GIS Day

GIS Day is held worldwide during Geography Awareness Week, November 17-23, 2013. As part of the celebration, the Academic Data Centre is hosting a GIS exhibit entitled "Discover Food Deserts in Windsor" running Friday, November 8 to Friday, November 22 in the Leddy Library.

Report on the impact of OA books released

A report from the Netherlands was released discussing the impact of Open Access (OA) Books. The study intended to investigate the impact of OA books on conventional academic book sales.

"Between June 2011 and November 2012, fifty Open Access monographs in various subject areas were published in Open Access by nine participating publishers. For every Open Access title, the publishers provided a similar title that was published in the conventional way. Data were collected about usage, sales and costs, to study the effect of Open Access on monographs."

Upcoming talk : A field guide to reading and writing ecosystems

Do you remember learning about ‘food webs’ in school?  Do you remember drawing the inter-connections between plants, animals, and the environment where they live?  On Friday, October 25th, at noon in Room 302 West in the Leddy Library, we’re going to try to draw a different type of web.

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