Leddy News

Congratulations to the winners of the Employee Recognition Awards

The Leddy Library extends a hearty congratulations to the staff of The Paul Martin Law Library for their Service Excellence – Team award they received yesterday as part of the University of Windsor Employee Recognition Awards. Indeed, congratulations go out to all those who were recognized at yesterday's celebration.

File Sharing, Open Access and the Pace of Change in Academic Publishing

Digital file sharing has undoubtedly altered the landscape of music distribution. However, similar changes have not occurred within the realm of academic publishing. What might be dubbed as academic piracy was rarely heard of until the recent death of Aaron Swartz. Before his death Swartz was facing the possibility of a lengthy prison sentence for allegedly unlawfully downloading roughly 4 million journal articles from JSTOR.

Ten Books to Contextualize the Idle No More movement

The following is a re-print of ActiveHistory.ca's January 4th post Ten Books to Contextualize Idle No More by Andrew Watson and Thomas Peace. Thomas Peace is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Native American Studies Program at Dartmouth College; Andrew Watson is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at York University.   The original post has many other book recommendations made in response to the original ten suggestions - nine of which are currently available at the Leddy Library.

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