Leddy News

International Symposium on Arab Youth in Scholarship at UWindsor

On May 29-30th 2013 the University of Windsor played host to the International Symposium on Arab Youth: Developmental Pathways for Identity. The conference organizers, Julie Hakim-Larson and Rosanne Menna, have worked with the Leddy Library to help provide access to the posters and presentations from the event. The results are now starting to be made available in the Scholarship at UWindsor institutional repository and can be found at the link below. Take some time to take a look or even explore the contents from other departments on our campus.

Set up a research consultation appointment with us!

You can now request a consultation with one of the liaison librarians of the Leddy Library who can discuss with your research problem at hand using our new Research Consultation Request form.

We can advise you on available information sources, search strategies and other related information topics related to research such as open access, data, and citation management.


Children's Book Week May 4th - May 11th

May 4-11th is the 2013 Canadian Children's Book Week. Canadian Children's Book Week celebrates Canadian children's books and the importance of reading. Canadian Children's Book Week is organized by the Canadian Children's Book Centre, in partnership with the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada

The theme of Canadian Children’s Book Week 2013 is All the Bookshelf’s a Stage: Celebrating the Performing Arts.

Surprise! Student Appreciation Day!

SURPRISE! Student Appreciation Days are here!

Since so many of you come to Leddy, we’d like to thank you for visiting us, studying with us and asking us lots of great questions!

We will be handing out free coffee, tea, and cookies on 2 surprise days during exams (and one of them is today, Monday April 15th!)

Good luck on your exams and have a great summer!


Thefts at the Leddy Library

Leddy experiences a high theft rate during peak study periods like exams. This is when most students bring their laptops, and cell phones with them.

1. Please do not leave your stuff unattended

2. Study in pairs/groups with people you trust

3. Get some anti-theft protection for your laptop at:


Who wants to study in a dirty and smelly environment?

DID YOU KNOW… Over 1 million students have come through our doors this year alone!

Who wants to study in a dirty and smelly environment? We sure wouldn’t and neither should you! When you come to Leddy to study, please be mindful of your neighbours – we ask that you follow these tips so that everyone who comes to study here can have a positive experience:

1. If you are bringing in a drink, please keep a lid on it

2. If you’d like to eat, please do so at William’s café