AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association providing a digital searchable database containing the past, present and future AAA publications. It contains more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs in a single place, and 24/7 access to scientific research information across the field of anthropology. Please note: Univ of Windsor access is limited to selected publications not the entire full-text complement that may be available.
The Purple And White was the Assumption College (later Assumption University) student newspaper for almost 35 years. It began publication on November 15th, 1924 and continued until early 1959. With the February 26th, 1959 issue, its name was changed to the Lance, the name the student newspaper still bears today.
Frontier Life is a digital resource designed to enrich teaching and research, examining settlement, existence and interactions at the edge of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. With a vast array of primary source material previously unavailable in digital form, this resource enables research into the many dynamics of frontier existence and its lasting influence across multiple regions. Primary sources from Canada include archives from the Glenbow Museum and the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Library, Archives of Manitoba.
Do you have old photos of the local area?
WEDigHistory is a historical archeology project created to look into the past of the Windsor Essex region. We are hosting a Scan-A-Thon where community members can bring in old photos of the Sandwich and surrounding area to be put in a digital archive.
It is happening on Friday, August 25th from 2pm to 8pm on the first floor of the Leddy Library.
Saturday June 11th was the launch event for the Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding & the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939) project. Hundreds were in attendance at the WISH Centre in Chatham Ontario to view displays, learn about the project and new website, listen to researchers and family, and even buy some baseball cards of the 34 All-Stars team (proceeds going to the Chatham Kent Black Historical Society).
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.
Commemorating Canada's aboriginal World Wars veterans, this database represents the largest and most comprehensive source of data about aboriginal soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, documenting the lives of 8,300 individuals through images, biographies, and transcriptions of known or accessible biographical details about the soldiers.
The Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History recently published its third volume and continues to showcase high quality undergraduate research in history from the Great Lakes region. The journal is run by undergraduate students from the Department of History with the support of faculty and the Leddy Library. The latest volume can is freely available online here:
Gale Artemis is a path-breaking research experience that unites Gale's globally acclaimed digital archives. Artemis Primary Sources allows researchers to uncover primary source documents in archives where they may not have thought to look, greatly enhancing their research experience. By building a seamless research environment for multiple collections, Gale is creating the largest digital humanities and social sciences collection in the world.