Leddy News

Leddy Library Summer Reading Challenge

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on leisure reading, whether you’re reading beside the pool, at the park, or in the (air conditioned!) library. This year, make your summer reads really count by entering the Leddy Library’s Summer Reading Challenge!
For every book you read this summer, cast a ballot for a chance to win a special book-related prize. The more books you read, the greater your chance of winning!

Leddy Library welcomes Devon Mordell as digital scholarship and archiving librarian

Devon Mordell
UWindsor alumna Devon Mordell (BFA 2004) has returned to her alma mater for a two-year term as digital scholarship and archiving librarian in the Leddy Library.

Mordell spent several years working in educational technologies and instructional design at McMaster University before completing her Master of Archival Science at the University of British Columbia’s iSchool.

Librarian adds a new novel to the shelf

Heidi Jacobs releases new book, Molly of the Mall

While it’s true that librarians surround themselves with books each day, Heidi Jacobs will now see her name among the spines in the stacks.

1934 mini-comic the latest from the Harding Project

Chatham Coloured All-Stars mini-comic
Local students will have the opportunity to turn new pages of history this September — pages of a comic book, that is.

A 10-page comic book along with a teachers’ guide is the latest development to grow out of the Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred (Boomer) Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars project.

Leddy Library hosting map sale

Map Sale May 13 - 17
The public is invited to a Map Sale this week in the Leddy Library.

Leddy Library is offering all its United States Geographical Survey topographic maps for purchase at 25 cents each — cash only.

The sale will run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 13 to 17, in the library’s basement Media Centre. For directions, visit the Information Desk.

Construction begins on the Leddy Library Collaboratory

Collaboratory design rendering

Construction crews will begin work today — Thursday, May 9 — to transform Leddy Library’s main floor space into a new state-of-art Student Research Collaboratory.

The Collaboratory will provide University of Windsor students with a dynamic space to share their research findings and develop collaborative relationships with partners from across campus and globally.

Leddy Library archives help event leader dig deep into local history

Sarah Morris researching in Leddy Library's archives, rare books and special collections reading room.
While many Windsor locals know the names of the city’s streets, few are familiar with the people behind the names. UWindsor alumna Sarah Morris (BA 2012) is determined to shed light on the topic during the 2019 Windsor-Essex Jane’s Walk this weekend.


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

We're hiring!

Update: The Leddy Library (University of Windsor) permanence-track Information Services Librarian position search has been postponed until Fall 2019.

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.