Welcome and welcome back to The Leddy Library!
We are always here to support your learning, teaching and research needs and we are continually trying to find new ways to meet them. This year, we're making sure that you can keep up to date with what the Leddy Library offers through a variety of social media channels. Here are some of them:
Do you have old photos of the local area?
WEDigHistory is a historical archeology project created to look into the past of the Windsor Essex region. We are hosting a Scan-A-Thon where community members can bring in old photos of the Sandwich and surrounding area to be put in a digital archive.
It is happening on Friday, August 25th from 2pm to 8pm on the first floor of the Leddy Library.
Saturday June 11th was the launch event for the Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding & the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939) project. Hundreds were in attendance at the WISH Centre in Chatham Ontario to view displays, learn about the project and new website, listen to researchers and family, and even buy some baseball cards of the 34 All-Stars team (proceeds going to the Chatham Kent Black Historical Society).
From left to right: Linda Patrick (Dean of Nursing), Vincent Courtenay, and Helen Power (Nursing liaison librarian). Picture courtesy of Dr. Gordon Drake.
You can now find the book collection at Career and Employment Services in the Leddy Library Catalogue.
The books are located at Career and Employment Services which is located on the first floor of the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre.
The Centre is open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All students, faculty, and staff are borrow from this collection at Career Services and the loan period is 14 days.
Leddy Library is pleased to welcome Mr. Mark Leggott, Executive Director of Research Data Canada (RDC), to the University of Windsor on Friday, June 9th. Mark is touring campuses across Canada to begin a conversation between Offices of Research, IT units, libraries and faculty about managing research data.
Music students from the School of Creative Arts have worked with the Leddy Library as part of Dr. Sally Bick's class Studies in the Music of North American Culture to develop an online tour of the musical scene in Windsor http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/music-windsor-essex.The digital exhibit entitled City of Music showcases the diverse musical genres at play in the city. So take some time to explore!
Leddy Library will be hosting a free screening of the movie Bon Cop Bad Cop for National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150). The event will be held in the Leddy Library comfy seating area (behind the Brown Gold Café) on Wednesday, April 12th at 7 PM.
The film pairs Patrick Huard as David Bouchard, a rule-bending detective for the Sûreté du Québec, with Colm Feore’s Martin Ward, a by-the-book Ontario Provincial Police detective.