Leddy News

Fall for a new book! Speed Reading event brings together book lovers this Saturday at Leddy Library

Event Info:

Speed Reading: Kind of like speed dating, but for book-lovin’ readers! An event hosted in collaboration with Broken City Lab and Leddy Library

Date: Saturday March 1st, 2014 Time: 1:00pm Location: Space behind Williams Cafe, Leddy Library, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.

Did you miss our Make a Blind Date with a Book promo?: Worry not!

Did you miss our Make a Blind Date with a Book promo?: Worry not!  Leddy is filled with lots of fun books that will take you away from midterms and winter weather.  Here are just a few titles that went out on blind dates with Leddy patrons.  

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby 

Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding 

Small Island by Andrea Levy

Increased public access to US taxpayer funded research on the horizon

Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public

Similar to the National Institutes of Health open access policy that requires all the research they fund to be made publicly available within 12 months, other federal agencies in the US will soon require the research they fund to be made available open access.

Happy Robbie Burns Day Week! Selected Resourses for Burns Day

Address to a Haggis

Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, 
Great chieftain o the puddin'-race!
Aboon them a' ye tak your place,
Painch, tripe, or thairm:
Weel are ye worthy o' a grace
As lang's my arm.

Saturday, January 25 is Robert Burns Day.  One of Scotland's most beloved figures, Burns' birthday is celebrated annually with an elaborate Burns Supper.  

Here are some of resources and interesting things that are related to Robert Burns

Scholars Portal resources n/a Sunday December 29, 4 AM until Monday December 30, 4 AM

Electronic journals and books, GeoPortal, <ODESI>, RefWorks, Dataverse, ASK (our chat with a librarian service) and RACER (Interlibrary Loans) will all be unavailable from Sunday December 29, 4 AM until Monday December 30, 4 AM.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

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