Western faculty, staff and students now have access to the latest higher-education news from across the world, through free access to digital editions of Times Higher Education.
Western users can subscribe by registering (look for the person icon on the upper right of the publication’s homepage), with their Western email and password as login credentials.
Through the site, subscribers can opt for regular higher-education updates, World University Rankings news and student newsletters.
THE is an acknowledged international source of information about postsecondary trends, events and best practices.
Western is also host to the prestigious THE Teaching Summit June 4 – 6, 2019. Attendees – including higher-education leaders, pedagogy innovators, investors and policy-makers from around the world – will be exploring the theme: Degrees of Change: Forces Shaping the Teaching and Learning of Tomorrow.
It is the first time the summit has taken place in Canada.
Numerous other resources and publications are available online, without charge to the Western community, including specialty magazines and journals.
The University of Chicago Press publishes more than 80 influential scholarly journals that cover a wide range of disciplines, from the humanities and the social sciences to the life and physical sciences. All are peer-reviewed publications, with readerships that include scholars, scientists, and practitioners.
Also available as resources, on a trial basis throughout December, are online archival records of
- Atlantic Monthly Magazine Archive, 1857-2014
- Life Magazine Archive, 1936-2000
- Maclean’s Magazine Archive, 1905-2015
- Time Magazine Archive, 1923-2000
Each publication offers broad, multidisciplinary appeal to researchers, particularly of 20th century trends and events. Access to all four titles is available via the Western Libraries Databases by Title link (https://guides.lib.uwo.ca/az.php), under the New/Trial Databases sidebar on the right.
Lynda.com at Western also provides free access to 5,000 online, on-demand courses to help students, staff and faculty develop a wide variety of professional skills, at their own pace.