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Research Piracy Underscores the Need for Open Access

"Basically you tweet out a link to the paper that you need, with the hashtag and then your email address," she told BBC Trending radio. "And someone will respond to your email and send it to you."

Explore UWindsor's Past Through the Purple & White!

One of the interesting aspects of developing open access digital collections is the opportunity to bring new life to publications that have a unique local connection. As part of the Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive (SWODA) the library has begun to publish works delving into the history of the University of Windsor.

Vote for your Favourite Leddy Research Question for a chance to win!

2015 Leddy Research Question Competition Finalists 

The finalists in the 2015 Leddy Library Research Question Competition have been selected and posted here and will soon be visible on posters around campus!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a questions this year! The committee had some difficult decisions to make.

Open Access Week 2015: Oct 19-25

October 19th - 25th is Internation Open Access Week. It is an opportunity to draw attention to the need for free online access to publicly funded research and the ways in which institutions like the University of Windsor are making this a reality. When an article, book or other work is available open access, that means that anyone, anywhere can download it freely online. 

Leddy Research Question Competition Open until Wed the 7th!

Welcome to the 2015 Leddy Library Research Question Competition!

Is there something you're curious about? Do you have an interesting, engaging or even amusing research question? If so submit it to the Leddy Library Research Question Competition for a chance to win one of three 50$ prizes!

When is it?

Submissions have been extended until October 7th!

Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History

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:

http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/gljuh/

 

Discover your Author Dashboard in Scholarship at UWindsor!

Your Personal Author Dashboard in Scholarship at UWindsor.

Everyone who has a work uploaded in Scholarship at UWindsor whether it is a thesis, dissertation, journal article or other work can use their Author dashboard to learn more about how their work in Scholarship at UWindsor is being accessed. The Author Dashboard provides information about download counts, geographic locations of downloads, and even information about which institutions (education, commercial and more) are accessing your work. To find out more check out the video below:

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