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Academics invited to online forum ahead of International Open Access Week

Oct 11, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) will host an online forum in advance of Open Access Week.
A curated list of resources at the Leddy Library celebrates Latin American Heritage Month in Canada and Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario.

Reading list celebrates Latin American and Hispanic heritage months

Oct 2, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library invites patrons to celebrate Latin American Heritage Month in Canada and Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario with a curated list of resources to recognize these populations’ cultural contributions to Canada.
An installation in the Leddy Library contains about 6,000 small orange shirts, the unofficial number of unmarked graves of Indigenous children found on the grounds of former residential schools in the U.S. and Canada.

Artwork honours Orange Shirt Day

Sep 29, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
While the exact number of residential school-related deaths remains unknown due to incomplete records, there are estimates that more than 6,000 unmarked graves have been found to date. An art installation displayed this week in the Leddy Library honours those victims.
Photo of electronic devices with the DynaMed database website on the screens.

New trial of clinical information tool now available

Sep 11, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library offers trials of new databases to allow students, faculty, and staff to evaluate the resource’s suitability and provide feedback before subscribing.  
Photo of Heidi Jacobs with the 1934: Chatham Coloured All Stars book

Librarian’s book about the Chatham Coloured All-Stars touted as summer read

Jul 11, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
Among the Globe and Mail’s list of 33 Canadian books to read this summer is a book near and dear to the Leddy Library, 1934: The Chatham Coloured All-Stars’ Barrier-Breaking Year written by librarian Heidi L.M. Jacobs.
Leddy Library building with tipi set up outside.

Librarian creates Indigenous allyship resource list for Indigenous History Month

Jun 1, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
June is Indigenous History Month and, to honour its intent, Leddy Library’s Indigenous outreach librarian Jennifer Soutter has curated a 

Archivist recognized as leader in profession

May 30, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
Leddy Library archivist Sarah Glassford has been honoured with the 2023 Emerging Leader Award from the Archives Association of Ontario.Created in 2018, the award recognizes early-career archivists whose work and service demonstrate consistent growth, leadership, and promise to the archives profession in Ontario.
Photos of items from the Leddy Librarys' Archives and Special Collections

Archivist to share Black history treasures during Amherstburg Freedom Museum’s Black History Series

May 10, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
Leddy Library’s Archivist, Dr. Sarah Glassford will join the Amherstburg Freedom Museum’s Black History series of online public talks to discuss elements of Black history and heritage on Thursday, May 11th.   
Image of a yellowed newspaper page from early 20th century, underneath a copy of a 1987 book index to historical newspapers.

Navigating the Newspaper History of Windsor-Essex

Apr 28, 2023
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By Brooke Mayer Posted July 19, 2023
Photo of books with a yellow tag that reads "interlibrary loan"

Update to ease interlibrary loan process

Apr 17, 2023
Posted By: Leddy Library
Changes coming next month to the Leddy Library’s interlibrary loan (ILL) system will allow users to place requests from the academic search tool, Omni, with their UWindsor accounts.
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