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Social Work Abstracts database moving to EBSCO platform

May 14, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library’s access to the Social Work Abstracts database will switch from the OVID platform to the EBSCO platform on July 1, 2020.  While the switch will change the platform, the library is maintaining the same level of access as before, so no content is being lost. 
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Campus invited to provide feedback on new library website

May 10, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library is preparing to launch a new website for Fall 2021 and is offering a preview of the new site to the campus community.
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Outstanding Scholar student captures history of Assumption College

May 6, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
Ever wonder how the University of Windsor came to be? UWindsor Outstanding Scholars student Devon Fraser has captured the unique history with her capstone research project, Assumption College: Through the Decades.

PsycINFO moving to ProQuest platform

Apr 27, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
The Leddy Library’s access to the key psychology database PsycINFO will switch from the American Psychological Association (APA) platform to the ProQuest platform on May 1, 2020.
Selinda Berg

Provost announces new University Librarian

Apr 16, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
Selinda Berg will take on the role of university librarian effective July 1, provost Douglas Kneale announced Thursday.Since 2016, Dr. Berg has been associate university librarian at the Leddy Library, where she holds the primary portfolio for faculty and academic affairs and departmental portfolios for systems and information services.
Kingsville Reporter newspaper

Historic community newspapers find home in Archives & Special Collections

Apr 5, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
When Postmedia suddenly closed 15 Canadian community newspapers in May of last year, five local weekly papers were removed from Windsor-Essex communities: the Kingsville Reporter, the Lakeshore News, the LaSalle Post, the Tecumseh Shoreline Week, and the Tilbury Times.
Comment poetry contest

Comment poetry contest now open

Mar 30, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
April is National Poetry Month! This year, the Leddy Library has teamed up with the interns in the English department’s Publishing Practicum Course to put together a special giveaway via our Comment Poetry contest. The interns have been working under the guidance of Marty Gervais and in collaboration with Dr.
Student appreciation exam bags

Leddy Library is giving away student appreciation exam bags

Mar 30, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
The 2020-2021 academic year is coming to an end. The Leddy Library is giving away a limited number of student appreciation bags to help you get through the exam period. Sign up online: Leddy Library Exam Bag Give Away
100 Miles of Baseball book

Book project takes campus couple around the bases

Mar 24, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
Over the course of the summer of 2018, English professor Dale Jacobs and Leddy librarian Heidi Jacobs watched 50 baseball games in sandlots and stadiums all within a 100-mile radius of Windsor.
Vaccination Map Application

Geospatial analyst creates map application to locate COVID-19 vaccine pharmacies

Mar 17, 2021
Posted By: Leddy Library
Leddy Library’s geospatial data analyst, Carina Luo, is helping the Windsor-Essex residents identify vaccine pharmacies in their community.Windsor-Essex is one of three regions in the province where people aged 60 to 64 can book an appointment with participating pharmacies to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
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