Leddy News

Have you met your librarian?

Here at the Leddy Library, we’re gearing up for a large group of new students to flock to the library!  We have lots of resources—from research help to assistance with finding data and statistics. But did you know that every discipline has their very own librarian?

Our information services librarians liaise with different departments, and they can help you to succeed here at the University of Windsor. They can assist you in finding relevant, scholarly resources for your papers, figuring out how to navigate databases, evaluating resources, and much more! 

We would like your feedback on a new collaborative space in the library

The UWill Discover Student Research Collaboratory@Leddy will provide the University of Windsor’s most inquisitive minds with state-of-the-art dynamic space to share their findings and develop collaborative relationships with partners from across campus and globally. This innovative digital space will serve not only as a virtual window to the world, but also as a physical community encouraging collaborative communities of inquiry and knowledge creation.

Book Recall/Request Issue in Catalogue

At this time the request option is not working within our library catalogue. The request option normally allows users to recall a book that is currently signed out by another user.

Free Button-Making is Back!

WHEN: Thursday, June 21 from 2-4 PM

WHERE: Leddy Library’s ground floor, just when you walk into the library. You can’t miss it!

WHY: Release all your stress and worry into a button and then wear it with pride. 

We will have magazines, coloured paper and markers for the creative types, and if you want to bring your own picture, you can do that too!  The diameter of a button printout is 2.56”.  Be sure to allow for the edge of the paper to curl under during the making of a button (the actual button ends up being 2.2”).

You can borrow more than books at the Leddy Library!

While we have a comprehensive collection of books and journal articles (both in print and online), we also have other things that you can either borrow or sign out from the Information Desk.

Items you can sign out (using your UWin card):

Fines to Food

The end of winter term is approaching and spring is just around the corner!

This year when you pay your library fines you’ll also be helping your fellow students in need! The campus food bank is in of need of healthy goods that meet the needs of our student population.  

As a result, the Leddy Library is donating 10% of the fines we receive to the campus food bank so that they can help meet the needs of students here at the University of Windsor.

Extended Exam Hours

Just reminder that our extended exam hours will begin this weekend leading up to the first week of exams. Please review the library hours for details.

http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/hours

We will be open 24 hours Sunday-Thursday. On Friday and Saturday the library will be open until 2am.

Exam hours end on Friday April 20th.

The Leddy Library’s Extended Exam Hours

Starting on early Monday morning April 2nd at 2:30 AM and running until Friday April 20th when the library closes at midnight, the Library will be moving to exam hours. During this time the library will be open 24 hours 5 days a week.  On Fridays and Saturdays the library will close at 2:00 AM and reopen at 10:00 AM.

Please refer to the exam hours here:

http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/hours

The Polish Ambassador to Canada Visits the Leddy Library

Dr. Andrzej Kurnicki, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Canada, visited the Leddy Library this Monday, March 26. 

FREE Button-Making sessions

Exams are almost upon us, but don’t hit the panic button!  Instead, make your own button during one of our FREE button making sessions! 

WHEN: Monday, April 2 - 10 AM – 12 PM
Wednesday, April 4 - 2 PM – 4 PM

WHERE: Leddy Library’s front lobby. You can’t miss it!

WHY: Release all your stress and worry into a button and then wear it with pride. 

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