Leddy News

Bookmobile returns to Leddy Library

The Leddy Library welcomes the Windsor Public Library Bookmobile back to campus every third Wednesday, starting January 22. 

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

Winter 2020 Dates:
• January 22nd
• February 12th
• March 4th
• March 25th
• April 15th

Upcoming Library Tours

Start the new year off with a library tour and find how out Leddy Library can help you power through the semester!

Library staff and librarians will conduct 20-minute tours of the building and its facilities starting at the information desk at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January 21 to 23.

Students who attend may enter a draw to win a $50 gift card to the Campus Bookstore.

The tours are free with no need for advance registration.

To request a specialized group tour, please contact Angela Sullivan at 519-253-3000, ext. 3180.

Campus stakeholders invited to participate in the Leddy Library transformation consultation day

A new and improved library may be on the horizon for UWindsor students, faculty, and staff.

The Leddy Library Master Space Planning Committee is hosting the first of several consultation days over the next six months to determine how to transform the library space into an innovative campus hub for learning, teaching, research, and creative activity.

Library Renewals Available Jan 6th

Given the library's announced migration to Omni, our upgraded library system, we are unable to process renewals of items until Monday January 6th. 

If you need to renew items and are unable to get to the library in person, you can also call us at 519-253-3000 ext. 3402.

In addition to renewals: 

New academic search tool to launch early in 2020


The University of Windsor libraries in partnership with 13 other Ontario university libraries will launch a new services platform and search tool in the new year.

Integrated library system update taking place December 19 - January 6

From December 19th to January 6th the library will be updating its integrated library system. The update is taking place during the holiday break to minimize disruptions during exams while ensuring we are up and running as quickly as possible for the Winter 2020 term.

As a result, there is an important service change for the Library’s Course Resource List system during that timeframe.

Book a record of community healing to inspire generations to come

Tikkun book cover

When education professor Yvette Daniel and her team across five sites envisioned the Tikkun Youth Project, which brought together youth and university researchers, activists, and community organizers world-wide to lead to positive social change, they knew its legacy would continue long after the project had ended.

Changes to funding requirements prompt move to raise awareness of research data management

Campus researchers are invited to take part in Research Data Management Day on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Student Research Collaboratory at Leddy Library.

With changes to the Canadian federal granting agencies on the horizon, Leddy Library has teamed up with the Office of Research and Innovation Services, the Office of the Research Ethics Board, and Information Technology Services to offer a half-day information and consultation session on research data management.