Polonia Fund Collections Donation 2017

For the past several years the Leddy Library has partnered with the Polish community of Windsor to build a collection of English language materials reflective of the cultural, historical, and economic history of Poland and the Polish people. Many thanks to the Polonia Centre for its annual collections donation to the Leddy Library, in support of this important collection.

Upcoming Event: Presentations by James Elmborg

Two presentations by James Elmborg are happening on March 8th and 9th, 2017 at the University of Windsor.

March 8, 10:00: “Critical Library Practice and Why It Matters”, Leddy Library 302, West Building.

March 9, 4:00: “Digital Humanities and New Modes of Collaborative Scholarship”, Memorial Hall 105.

2017 Leddy Library Collections Review

Academic libraries across the country are experiencing significant challenges to their information resources budgets, and University of Windsor’s Leddy Library is no exception.  The library has faced diminished purchasing power for its collections budgets over the past several years due to 3 main factors: 

Sci-Hub Problems and Questions

► Sci-Hub Problems and Questions

What is Sci-Hub?

Sci-Hub is a search interface that works with a repository called Library Genesis (LibGen) to give readers access to a collection of articles taken illegally from scientific journals. In addition to drawing on the LibGen repository, Sci-Hub also uses the login credentials of university employees to bypass institutional authentication barriers and access journal content to which the university has licensed access.

OSSA 11 Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias: Proceedigns available Open Access

The Leddy Library is happy to announce the publication of the proceedings of the 11th Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference. This year's timely theme is Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias. The 174 articles, commentaries, and keynotes are now available open access in Scholarship at UWindsor along with the publications from OSSA 1-10. Thanks to everyone involved in making this possible. 

From the OSSA 11 editors: 

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