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Happy Robbie Burns Day Week! Selected Resourses for Burns Day

Jan 21, 2014
Posted By: Heidi LM Jacobs
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.

A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 200 Years of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Dec 12, 2013
Posted By: Heidi LM Jacobs
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice Dr Suzanne Matheson's English graduate class (26-540) created a display entitled "Jane Austen at Leddy Library: A Resource Guide for 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice."
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The Holiday Break has changed: Leddy closed starting Dec 21

Dec 12, 2013
Posted By: Mita Williams
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:  
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Food for Fines until December 15th

Dec 3, 2013
Posted By: Mita Williams
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!
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Scholarship at UWindsor: A Year At a Glance

Nov 12, 2013
Posted By: Mita Williams
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.

Great article in the Lance about our Comic Book Club

Nov 12, 2013
Posted By: Heidi LM Jacobs
The Lance did a nice story about Leddy's Comic Book Club.  Check it out.  And check out our pretty amazing selection of graphic novels on the 3rd Floor (PN 6700 call number range).  It's the time of year when we need something fun and interesting to read, right? 
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Display at Library Entrance “Discover Food Deserts in Windsor” to Celebrate 2013 GIS Day

Nov 11, 2013
Posted By: Mita Williams
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

Oct 23, 2013
Posted By: Dave Johnston
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.
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The $700+ Bibliography

Oct 21, 2013
Posted By: Mita Williams
It's Open Access Week and to celebrate, I thought I would try to calculate how much it would cost for me to read an article and its bibliography if I couldn't rely on the subscriptions that the Leddy Library currently pays for.
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