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Heidi Jacobs, new book Molly of the Mall

Leddy Librarian in running for Leacock Medal

Apr 24, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
Librarian, Heidi Jacobs, has been named as one of 11 authors on the longlist for the Leacock Medal for Humour Writing. Jacobs is nominated for her debut novel Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.   Set in Edmonton in the 1990s, Molly of the Mall allowed Jacobs to tell a unique story about the Canadian city she grew up in.  
Sarah Glassford holding new book

History teaches the significance of community during a crisis

Apr 23, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
When Leddy Library’s archivist Sarah Glassford opened her mail last week, she found copies of her new book on Canadian women’s Second World War experiences, aptly titled Making the Best of It. Flipping through the pages she couldn’t help but notice parallels between wartime and the current COVID-19 pandemic — especially the significance of community to both.

Campus granted access to Artstor trial

Apr 9, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
The campus community is invited to try Artstor, an online digital library that provides access to over 300 collections and 2.5 million images for student and faculty use.  
Leddy Library Historic Home Cooking Challenge

Leddy Library hosts Historic Home Cooking Challenge for Archives Awareness Week

Apr 3, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
Leddy Library's Archives & Special Collections invites you to celebrate Archives Awareness Week (April 6-12, 2020) by participating in the Historic Home Cooking Challenge.
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Free trial of streaming platform Kanopy

Mar 26, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
From now until April 17, 2020, the video streaming platform Kanopy will be available to University of Windsor students, faculty and staff. Kanopy has provided the University of Windsor with unlimited access to a selection of documentaries, films and other educational streaming video content.
A screenshot of the Birds of the World platform.

Changes to the ornithology resource Birds of North America

Mar 13, 2020
Posted By: Roger Reka
The online ornithology resource Birds of North America from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is changing and will be replaced by the new 
Leddy Transformation Student Use Survey

Leddy Transformation Student Use Survey

Mar 9, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
A new and improved Leddy Library may be on the horizon for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Windsor.   The Leddy Library and Hariri Pontarini Architects are currently gathering feedback from campus stakeholders and students to inform the potential transformation of Leddy Library. 
Queer Zine Making

Explore self-expression with Queer Zine Making

Feb 29, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library in partnership with the Sexual Misconduct Response and Prevention Office invite you to explore self-expression through Queer Zine Making on Wednesday, March 4 in the Student Research Collaboratory. Learn how to make two styles of zines to showcase your unique interests, messaging, or research.
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Your Ideas, Your Library!

Feb 4, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
Attention UWindsor Students! Do you have ideas to transform Leddy Library? We want to know! The Library invites you to participate in a focus group session to gather ideas for the future library. Food will be provided. Space is limited to 25 participants, please register in one of the following sessions to reserve your spot.
Leddy Library Transformation Consultation

Did you miss the Leddy Library Transformation Consultation?

Feb 3, 2020
Posted By: Leddy Library
A new and improved library may be on the horizon for UWindsor students, faculty, and staff. The Leddy Library Master Space Planning Committee hosted the first of several consultation days on January 16th to gather feedback from stakeholders about how to transform the library space into an innovative hub for learning, teaching, research, and creative activity.
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