Leddy News

Leddy Library invites applications for a permanence-track Information Services Librarian

We're hiring!

Leddy Library (University of Windsor) invites applications for a permanence-track Information Services Librarian position commencing July 1, 2019. Deadline for applications is May 10, 2019. Direct link for more information - http://www.uwindsor.ca/faculty/recruitment/505/permanence-track-librarian-information-services-department

Leddy Library to host LIBER webinar: Finding and reusing research data

Leddy Library invites the campus community to take part in an Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) webinar on finding and reusing research data.

Button-making at Leddy Library!

Leddy Library Button Making

Wish you had an easy button?... Make one!

Take a break from studying and release your stress with button-making at Leddy Library! The Leddy Team will be offering free button-making sessions from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday, April 1st and Thursday, April 11th.

Make a custom button using your favourite photos and designs or get crafty with the supplies provided by Leddy.

FREE film screening this Wednesday at the library!

There will be a free movie screening celebrating 100 years of Canadian film for National Canadian Film Day! Free popcorn and prizes will be provided!

Leddy Library transforms Course Reserve System

Course Resource Lists powered by Leganto
Leddy Library is transforming the current course reserves system with Course Resource Lists powered by Leganto, a new resource management system that integrates with the University of Windsor’s Blackboard system to create and manage online reading lists.

Starting March 15, faculty can submit their course readings via the online platform by adding the library resource list tool to their Blackboard course sites.

Leddy Library hosts Polish-Canadian commemorative exhibition for Polish Heritage Day

The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library, in collaboration with the Polish-Canadian Students’ Association of Windsor, will host Polish Heritage Day in Windsor on Friday, March 15.

To celebrate, the library is hosting a week-long commemorative exhibition, showcasing a collection of nine Polish exhibits that reflect three important themes:

FRED bookmobile visit scheduled for March 6th is cancelled

The FRED bookmobile visit scheduled for Wednesday, March 6th is cancelled.

FRED, the Windsor Public Library’s bookmobile, encountered a significant repair and the won’t be back on the road in time for the March 6th visit. 

All items that were checked out during the last FRED visit have had the due dates extended so that overdue fines will not accrue. 

FRED will return to campus on Wednesday, March 27th.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

fluoride: (mis)information

We invite members from across the University of Windsor campus, and the greater Windsor-Essex community, to drop by and visit our latest exhibit. Located on the main floor of the Leddy Library, learn about how information is used and misused in the very public controversy over community water fluoridation programs.

Windsor Public Library bookmobile returning to campus for regular visits

Leddy Library is pleased to announce that FRED, the Windsor Public Library bookmobile, will make UWindsor a regular stop, returning to campus every 3 weeks until April 17.

FRED will be on campus for Windsor Wednesdays from 12 - 2 PM starting February 13, and returning on March 6, March 27 and April 17.

The scheduled visits correspond with the item loan period, allowing patrons to return borrowed material directly to the bookmobile.

Blind Date with a Book

No “swiping right” this valentine’s day! Come to Leddy Library and we’ll set you up on a blind date with a book!

The Leddy team has carefully selected and wrapped eligible books who are waiting patiently for their special readers. The identity of the book won’t be revealed until the book has been checked-out and unwrapped.

You can find your "blind date" on the main floor of the Leddy Library from February 11th - 15th.

Take a chance... maybe you'll meet your next favourite book!

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