Leddy News

The Holiday Break has changed: Leddy closed starting Dec 21

The starting date of the Leddy Library Holiday Break has changed. The Leddy Library will now be closed starting on Saturday December 21st.

The Library will continue to be closed until January 2nd, 2014 when our reduced Holiday Hours begin:
 

Holiday Hours:  Thursday, January 2 to Sunday, January 5, 2014
Thursday - Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On January 6th, our regular Winter Term hours of opening will begin:

Food for Fines until December 15th

From December 2nd to December 15th, you can pay your library fines with food!

Help support the University of Windsor Student Food Bank and reduce your library fines by donating non-perishable, unexpired food items at the Leddy LIbrary's Circulation Desk.

For each item that you donate, you'll receive $2 off your fines, up to $50 per person!

Leddy Open 24 Hours for Exams

Leddy Library has begun its exam hour period.  As such, we will be open 24 hours / 5 days a week until Tuesday, December 17th, when the library closes at midnight.

Sunday : 10am ~ through ~ Friday 2 am
Saturday : 10 am - 2 am

Essentially, the library will always be open for you all for the exam period except for 8 hours each week  from Friday 2am to Saturday 10am. After exams will be the the Holiday Break:

Scholarship at UWindsor: A Year At a Glance

On November 1st 2012, the Leddy Library officially launched Scholarship at UWindsor, the University of Windsor’s (UW) institutional repository (IR). The mandate of Scholarship at UWindsor is to enable researchers in our campus community to showcase, preserve and provide open-access to a wide range of scholarly and creative works. This could include copies of published articles, conference papers, presentations, theses, videos of talks, musical scores, images and more.

Display at Library Entrance “Discover Food Deserts in Windsor” to Celebrate 2013 GIS Day

GIS Day is held worldwide during Geography Awareness Week, November 17-23, 2013. As part of the celebration, the Academic Data Centre is hosting a GIS exhibit entitled "Discover Food Deserts in Windsor" running Friday, November 8 to Friday, November 22 in the Leddy Library.

Report on the impact of OA books released

A report from the Netherlands was released discussing the impact of Open Access (OA) Books. The study intended to investigate the impact of OA books on conventional academic book sales.

"Between June 2011 and November 2012, fifty Open Access monographs in various subject areas were published in Open Access by nine participating publishers. For every Open Access title, the publishers provided a similar title that was published in the conventional way. Data were collected about usage, sales and costs, to study the effect of Open Access on monographs."

Upcoming talk : A field guide to reading and writing ecosystems

Do you remember learning about ‘food webs’ in school?  Do you remember drawing the inter-connections between plants, animals, and the environment where they live?  On Friday, October 25th, at noon in Room 302 West in the Leddy Library, we’re going to try to draw a different type of web.

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