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Black history portal showcases local resources

May 24, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library is launching a new resource that provides a single-entry point to a host of existing Black history resources.
Blog title image: ONCE UPON A TIME… Through the lens of a Black archivist. 61 Series with photo of black woman sitting at a tropical bay.

ONCE UPON A TIME: Part Two … Through the lens of a Black archivist

May 1, 2024
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By: Antoinette "Anto" Seymour Posted May 1, 2024 It’s the first day of the month and, as promised, the launch of “61”. Welcome to the initial set of 61 archival items, in observance of the 61 years of UWindsor’s existence!
Leddy Library building exterior in the spring with daffodils blooming in the garden.

Agreements help university researchers save on publishing

Apr 9, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
Expanding the reach of University of Windsor research without financial, legal, or technical barriers is a top priority for the Leddy Library; however, researchers keen on publishing their research articles as open access often encounter steep publishing fees from commercial publishers.
Antoinette Seymour standing in Leddy Library west building with books in the background.

Leddy Library welcome familiar face

Apr 4, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
The return of alumna Antoinette Seymour (BA 1984) to the University of Windsor is a tale of fate.Seymour joined the team in the Leddy Library this semester from Nassau, Bahamas and brings with her a wealth of experience, passion for archives, and a commitment to the recently established Black Studies Institute.
Young Antoinette sitting on University of Windsor wall in 1980.

ONCE UPON A TIME: Part One … Through the lens of a Black archivist

Apr 2, 2024
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By: Antoinette "Anto" Seymour Posted April 2, 2024 Bahamian Storytelling Chant “Once upon a time was a ‘wery’ nice time; monkey chew tobacco and spit out lime.”  
historic items and archival preservation supplies fanned out on a tabletop

Preserving Your Personal Archives: A Beginner’s Guide

Mar 25, 2024
Posted By: Archives & Special Collections
By Sarah Glassford Posted March 27, 2024 Every day, around the world, people engage in the act of archiving. And not just professional archivists, either. Countless fascinating and historically valuable items never go to institutions, but instead stay in the families or private organizations for whom they are most meaningful.
Used book sale starting March 25th. All items are $1 each.

Used book sale returns

Mar 22, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
Calling all book lovers: The Leddy Library used book sale is back! Starting Monday, March 25th, the library will sell used books and materials at bargain prices — all items are $1. The book sale will be set up near the information desk on the first floor of Leddy Library's main building.
Sarah Glassford, Emmanuelle Richez and Katharine Ball pose with boxes of the Le Rempart donation

Historic francophone newspaper to be archived and digitized at Leddy Library

Mar 5, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library at the University of Windsor has received a donation of nearly 40 years of the local French-language newspaper Le Rempart, marking a significant step towards preserving and making accessible the cultural and historical records of Southwestern Ontario’s francophone community.  
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New tool helps researchers find Open Access journals to publish in

Mar 1, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library has launched a new resource designed to help researchers find suitable open access journals to publish their research in.
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Workshop to explore literature searching using artificial intelligence

Feb 29, 2024
Posted By: Leddy Library
In today’s dynamic research environment, the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) introduces new ways to conduct literature searching and reviews that present both benefits and reasons for caution.  
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