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Image of the Orange Shirt installation at Leddy Library

Art Installation at Leddy Library honours Orange Shirt Day

Sep 27, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
An art installation on display this week in the Leddy Library honours Orange Shirt Day.   Located in the library’s main stairwell, the installation contains roughly 6,000 small orange shirts strung together to acknowledge the unofficial number of unmarked graves of Indigenous children found on the grounds of former residential schools in the U.S. and Canada.
Students enjoy the new wellness room at Leddy Library

Leddy adds rooms dedicated to student wellness

Sep 23, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library surprised students this month with three new spaces designed to enhance their wellness. These spaces have been designated as “wellness rooms”: two in the main building on the second and third floors, and one in the west building on the third floor. Each room is equipped with dimmable lighting and cozy furniture to help students relax.
Items from the library archives.

Library archives a stop on Doors Open tour

Sep 22, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
Deep in the basement of the Leddy Library lies a fascinating collection of manuscripts, photographs, and special published works. These archives will welcome the public to see historical highlights spanning from the 1600s to the 2000s during Doors Open Windsor.
Students in the English Language Improvement Program will receive training in data literacy, statistical analysis, and research data management.

English learners to gain training in data literacy

Sep 19, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
A partnership with the Academic Data Centre will provide students in the English Language Improvement Program with training in data literacy, statistical analysis, and research data management.
Historic photos of a 1951 visit by Queen Elizabeth II and a booklet commemorating her 1953 coronation.

“A lovely young Queen”: Elizabeth II at the University of Windsor

Sep 9, 2022
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By Sarah Glassford Posted September 9, 2022
Books at Leddy Library

Library encourages faculty to assist in print collection review

Aug 16, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
Faculty are reminded of the ongoing Library Collections Review & Deselection Project, where lists of print books identified for removal from the collection have been posted for their review.  
Stats grad student Ke Xiao calls working with the Academic Data Centre an “incredibly special experience.”

Math students gain experience through the Academic Data Centre

Aug 5, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
Researchers had extra support at the Academic Data Centre in the Winter 2022 semester thanks to mathematics and statistics students. Nine students enrolled in the statistical consulting courses had the opportunity to assist in the centre to hone their skills and gain valuable hands-on experience.
Map of Windsor-Essex County

Geospatial data analyst creates tool to raise awareness of extreme heat and flooding in the region

Jun 16, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
With temperatures rising across Windsor-Essex County this week, Leddy Library’s geospatial data analyst, Carina Luo, designed a web application to raise awareness about climatic hazards in the area, particularly flooding and extreme heat.

Pickup Anywhere launches at Leddy Library

May 26, 2022
Posted By: Leddy Library
Leddy Library in collaboration with 16 partner institutions is offering Pickup Anywhere, a new service extending the Omni academic search tool that will allow for users to pick up materials they request at any of the partnering libraries.
Archival documents and newspaper clippings displaying headlines that support either pro-choice or pro-life perspectives on abortion

Untold Stories of Local Feminism: Pro-Choice Activism in Windsor

May 24, 2022
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By Karleigh Kochaniec Posted May 24, 2022