The results of Canada's Tri-Agency open access policy consultation have been released and are available on their website. Given the impact this policy will have on University of Windsor researchers, I'd like to provide a few comments on the policy and consultation results from a Windsor perspective.
Predatory publishers who attempt to take financial advantage of academics seeking a home for their research have been a growing concern in the scholarly publishing world. In a recent post from from Scholarly Open Access: Critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing, the issue predatory publishers and hijacked journals was raised. From the site:
NFB has changed how academic users may connect to the NFB website and as a result have broken access for off-campus users to their "Campus" material (free content still available) on the NFB site. Our apologies as we work on getting our access restored. Thank-you.
Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscapes offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to over 2,500 art pieces as well as documents, manuscripts, correspondence, and travel journals of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers.
Global Commodities Trade, Exploration & Cultural Exchange contains resources on the history of key commodities that have been exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. In addition to Interactive Charts, Maps and Data this resource include wide range of primary-source materials such as Original Records, Photographs, Maps and Advertisements.
-"We Can Do It!" an American wartime propaganda poster produced by J. Howard Miller
Today is International Women's Day. To emphasis the valuable contributions that women have had to Canada's history, and to the quality of our lives in the 21st century Leddy Library has created a subject guide to highlight some of the libraries resources on Women's History.
The Taylor & Francis Online platform will undergo scheduled downtime.This will start on Saturday 1st March 2014 at 16:00 GMT and will end on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 08:00 GMT. Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable for a duration of 16 hours.