<a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-news">Leddy News</a> http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-news en Leddy Librarian in running for Leacock Medal http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-librarian-running-leacock-medal <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong><img alt="Heidi Jacobs with book, Molly of the Mall" src="/sites/default/files/images/Heidi%20Jacobs%20-%20Molly%20of%20the%20Mall1.jpg" /></strong><br /> ?<br /> 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 <em>Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.</em><br /> ?<br /> Set in Edmonton in the 1990s,?<em>Molly of the Mall</em>?allowed Jacobs to tell a unique story about the Canadian city she grew up in.<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/heidi-jacobs" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Heidi Jacobs</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leacock-award" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leacock Award</a></div></div></div> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:47:01 +0000 Leddy Library 5231 at http://www.nnwanx.icu History teaches the significance of community during a crisis http://www.nnwanx.icu/history-teaches-significance-community-during-crisis <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Photo of Sarah Glassford holding her new book" src="/sites/default/files/images/900_sarahglassfordbook1.jpg" /></p> <p>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?<em>Making the Best of It</em>. 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.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/sarah-glassford" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Sarah Glassford</a></div></div></div> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:37:57 +0000 Leddy Library 5230 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Campus granted access to Artstor trial http://www.nnwanx.icu/campus-granted-access-artstor-trial <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The campus community is invited to try <a href="https://library-artstor-org.ledproxy2.uwindsor.ca/#/">Artstor</a>, an online digital library that provides access to over 300 collections and 2.5 million images for student and faculty use.<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:30:37 +0000 Leddy Library 5227 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hosts Historic Home Cooking Challenge for Archives Awareness Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hosts-historic-home-cooking-challenge-archives-awareness-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Historic%20home.png" /></p> <p>Leddy Library's Archives &amp; Special Collections invites you to celebrate Archives Awareness Week (April 6-12, 2020) by participating in the Historic Home Cooking Challenge.</p> <p>“Each year we put together a display to celebrate our unique collections for Archives Awareness Week,” said the Library’s archivist, Sarah Glassford. “However, since you can't visit us to see it this year, we decided to bring it to you online – with the addition of an interactive challenge.”</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/archives-awareness-week" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Archives Awareness Week</a></div></div></div> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:27:04 +0000 Leddy Library 5225 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Free trial of streaming platform Kanopy http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-trial-streaming-platform-kanopy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p> <img alt="Kanopy Logo " src="/sites/default/files/images/Kanoopy.png" /></p> <p> From now until April 17, 2020, the video streaming platform <a href="https://uwindsor.kanopy.com" target="_blank">Kanopy</a> 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.</p> <p> To access Kanopy, go to <a href="https://uwindsor.kanopy.com">https://uwindsor.kanopy.com</a>?and use the following credentials to log in:</p></div></div></div> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:58:07 +0000 Leddy Library 5222 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Changes to the ornithology resource Birds of North America http://www.nnwanx.icu/changes-ornithology-resource-birds-north-america <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Asian%20Barred%20Owlet.png?itok=gTf4M3UT"><a href="/changes-ornithology-resource-birds-north-america"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Asian%20Barred%20Owlet.png?itok=gTf4M3UT" width="220" height="114" alt="A screenshot of the Birds of the World platform. " /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The?online ornithology resource?<strong><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/birds-north-america" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" title="http://www.nnwanx.icu/birds-north-america">Birds?of?North America</a>?</strong>from?the?Cornell Lab of?Ornithology is changing and will be replaced by?the?new?<strong><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/birds-of-the-world" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" title="http://www.nnwanx.icu/birds-of-the-world">Birds?of?the?World</a>?</strong>platform (accessible now).</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/biology" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">biology</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/e-resources" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">e-resources</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/ornithology" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">ornithology</a></div></div></div> Fri, 13 Mar 2020 18:05:49 +0000 Roger Reka 5212 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Transformation Student Use Survey http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-transformation-student-use-survey <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Leddy Transformation student use survey graphic" src="/sites/default/files/images/LT2020%20-%20Student%20Use%20Survey%20-%20Website%20Grpahic.png" /></p> <p>A new and improved Leddy Library may be on the horizon for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Windsor.??</p> <p>The Leddy Library and Hariri?Pontarini?Architects are currently gathering feedback from campus stakeholders and students to inform the potential transformation of Leddy Library.?</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-transformation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Transformation</a></div></div></div> Mon, 09 Mar 2020 13:50:02 +0000 Leddy Library 5211 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Explore self-expression with Queer Zine Making http://www.nnwanx.icu/explore-self-expression-queer-zine-making <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Queer Zine Making" src="/sites/default/files/images/zine%20event%20facebook%20banner.jpg" /></p> <p>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.</p> <p>Learn how to make two styles of zines to showcase your unique interests, messaging, or research.</p> <p>All materials are provided. Drop by at any time between 2:00 – 5:00 PM.<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/zine-making" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Zine Making</a></div></div></div> Sat, 29 Feb 2020 19:40:30 +0000 Leddy Library 5206 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Your Ideas, Your Library! http://www.nnwanx.icu/transform-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Focus Group Banner" src="/sites/default/files/images/FG%20Web%20Banner.png" /><br /><strong>Attention UWindsor Students!</strong></p> <p>Do you have ideas to transform Leddy Library? We want to know!</p> <p>The Library invites you to participate in a focus group session to gather ideas for the future library.</p> <p>Food will be provided. Space is limited to 25 participants, please register in one of the following sessions to reserve your spot.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-focus-group" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Focus Group</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library-transformation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library Transformation</a></div></div></div> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:26:38 +0000 Leddy Library 5202 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Did you miss the Leddy Library Transformation Consultation? http://www.nnwanx.icu/transformation-consultation <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>A new and improved library may be on the horizon for UWindsor students, faculty, and staff.</p> <p>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.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library-transformation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library Transformation</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/hariri-pontarini-architects" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Hariri Pontarini Architects</a></div></div></div> Mon, 03 Feb 2020 17:05:53 +0000 Leddy Library 5201 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Blind Date with a Book http://www.nnwanx.icu/blind-date-book-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Zina Hirmiz, co-op librarian" src="/sites/default/files/images/Zina%20Hirmiz%20-%20BDWAB.jpg" /></p> <p>No “swiping right” this Valentine’s Day! Leddy Library is bringing back?<strong>Blind Date with a Book</strong>.</p> <p>The Leddy team has carefully selected and wrapped eligible books who will be waiting patiently for their special readers starting today.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/blind-date-book" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Blind Date with a Book</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/zina-hirmiz" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Zina Hirmiz</a></div></div></div> Mon, 03 Feb 2020 15:05:19 +0000 Leddy Library 5200 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library invites applications for a Limited-Term Learning Specialist http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-invites-applications-limited-term-learning-specialist <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/we're-hiring.png" /></p> <p>The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library invites applications for a Twelve (12)-month Limited-Term Academic Ancillary Staff Level I, Learning Specialist in the field of Academic Data and Statistical Consulting, commencing as early as May 1, 2020.? This position is subject to final budgetary approval.</p> <p>Apply by February 21, 2020:?<a href="http://bit.ly/312yXcF" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/312yXcF</a></p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/academic-data-centre" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Academic Data Centre</a></div></div></div> Wed, 29 Jan 2020 15:38:37 +0000 Leddy Library 5198 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Workshops to explore new ways to showcase research and scholarly activity http://www.nnwanx.icu/workshops-explore-new-ways-showcase-research-and-scholarly-activity <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library’s Centre for Digital Scholarship will kick-off two workshop series next week to help researchers explore new ways to showcase their research and scholarly activity.</p> <p>The first series,?<strong>Creating Digital Exhibits</strong>, includes four workshops on<strong>?</strong>how to create unique digital exhibits to showcase scholarly work and research.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/centre-digital-scholarship" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Centre for Digital Scholarship</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/library-workshop" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Library Workshop</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/devon-mordell" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Devon Mordell</a></div></div></div> Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:49:56 +0000 Leddy Library 5196 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Bookmobile returns to Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/bookmobile-returns-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/book%20mobile%20external.jpg" /><br /> The Leddy Library welcomes the <a href="http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com/">Windsor Public Library</a> Bookmobile back to campus every third Wednesday, starting January 22.?</p> <p>The scheduled visits correspond with the item loan period, allowing patrons to return borrowed material directly to the bookmobile.</p> <p>Winter 2020 Dates:<br /> ? January 22nd<br /> ? February 12th<br /> ? March 4th<br /> ? March 25th<br /> ? April 15th</p></div></div></div> Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:12:35 +0000 Leddy Library 5195 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Library Tours http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-library-tours <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p> Start the new year off with a library tour and find how out Leddy Library can help you power through the semester!</p> <p>Library staff and librarians will conduct 20-minute tours of the building and its facilities starting at the information desk at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January 21 to 23.</p> <p>Students who attend may enter a draw to win a $50 gift card to the Campus Bookstore.</p> <p>The tours are free with no need for advance registration.</p> <p>To request a specialized group tour, please contact Angela Sullivan at 519-253-3000, ext. 3180.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/library-tours" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Library Tours</a></div></div></div> Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:53:58 +0000 Leddy Library 5194 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Campus stakeholders invited to participate in the Leddy Library transformation consultation day http://www.nnwanx.icu/campus-stakeholders-invited-participate-leddy-library-transformation-consultation-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>A new and improved library may be on the horizon for UWindsor students, faculty, and staff.<br /> ?<br /> The Leddy Library Master Space Planning Committee is hosting the first of several consultation days over the next six months to determine how to transform the library space into an innovative campus hub for learning, teaching, research, and creative activity.<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Thu, 09 Jan 2020 15:26:51 +0000 Leddy Library 5185 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Library Renewals Available Jan 6th http://www.nnwanx.icu/library-renewals-available-jan-6th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Given the library's announced?<a href="new-academic-search-tool-launch-early-2020">migration to Omni</a>, our upgraded library system, we are unable to process renewals of items until Monday January 6th.?</p> <p>If you need to renew items and are unable to get to the library in person, you can also call us at?519-253-3000 ext. 3402.</p> <p>In addition to renewals:?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:21:55 +0000 Dave Johnston 5182 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New academic search tool to launch early in 2020 http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-academic-search-tool-launch-early-2020 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Omni" src="/sites/default/files/images/900_omni.jpg" /></p> <p>The University of Windsor libraries in partnership with 13 other Ontario university libraries will launch a new services platform and search tool in the new year.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/omni" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Omni</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/collaborative-futures" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Collaborative Futures</a></div></div></div> Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:36:31 +0000 Leddy Library 5179 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Integrated library system update taking place December 19 - January 6 http://www.nnwanx.icu/integrated-library-system-update-taking-place-december-19-january-6 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>From December 19<sup>th</sup> to January 6<sup>th</sup> the library will be updating its integrated library system. The update is taking place during the holiday break to minimize disruptions during exams while ensuring we are up and running as quickly as possible for the Winter 2020 term.<br /> ?<br /> As a result, there is an important service change for the Library’s <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/course-resources-faculty">Course Resource List system</a> during that timeframe.<br /> ?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 04 Dec 2019 18:57:51 +0000 Leddy Library 5176 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Book a record of community healing to inspire generations to come http://www.nnwanx.icu/book-record-community-healing-inspire-generations-come <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Tikkun book cover" src="/sites/default/files/images/tikkun%20web.jpg" /></p> <p>When education professor Yvette Daniel and her team across five sites envisioned?<a href="https://ctl2.uwindsor.ca/vidlinks/8789AA4EA939AE5.html">the Tikkun Youth Project</a>, which brought together youth and university researchers, activists, and community organizers world-wide to lead to positive social change, they knew its legacy would continue long after the project had ended.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/yvette-daniel" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Yvette Daniel</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/mita-williams" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Mita Williams</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/scholarly-publishing" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Scholarly Publishing</a></div></div></div> Tue, 26 Nov 2019 14:04:45 +0000 Leddy Library 5175 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Changes to funding requirements prompt move to raise awareness of research data management http://www.nnwanx.icu/changes-funding-requirements-prompt-move-raise-awareness-research-data-management <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Campus researchers are invited to take part in <a href="https://ctl2.uwindsor.ca/oris/workshops/12/#wkshp-113"><strong>Research Data Management Day</strong></a> on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Student Research Collaboratory at Leddy Library.</p> <p>With changes to the Canadian federal granting agencies on the horizon, Leddy Library has teamed up with the Office of Research and Innovation Services, the Office of the Research Ethics Board, and Information Technology Services to offer a half-day information and consultation session on research data management.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/research-data-management" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Research Data Management</a></div></div></div> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:07:20 +0000 Leddy Library 5174 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Free Trial to Infobase - Films on Demand http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-trial-infobase-films-demand <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/fod"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/fod(1).JPG" /></a></p> <p>Access the free trial of <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/fod">Infobase - Films on Demand</a>.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 25 Oct 2019 20:15:53 +0000 Leddy Library 5167 at http://www.nnwanx.icu 5 Day Scholarly Impact Challenge http://www.nnwanx.icu/5-day-scholarly-impact-challenge <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://eepurl.com/grK4Z5" target="_blank"><img alt="5 Day Scholarly Impact Challenge" src="/sites/default/files/images/5%20DAY%20CHALLENGE.png" /></a></p></div></div></div> Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:44:17 +0000 Leddy Library 5166 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library welcomes Berenica Vejvoda as academic data librarian http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-welcomes-berenica-vejvoda-academic-data-librarian <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Berenica Vejvoda" src="/sites/default/files/images/Berenica%20Vejvoda%20-%20HRZ.jpg" /></p> <p>In the technological age of information, analytics, and statistics, almost everything we do can be converted into research data. For the Leddy Library’s new academic data librarian, Berenica Vejvoda, the data collected from our everyday actions has the potential to solve problems, assist decision making, create new knowledge, and tell compelling stories.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/adc" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">ADC</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/academic-data-centre" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Academic Data Centre</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/data-librarian" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Data Librarian</a></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:39:43 +0000 Leddy Library 5161 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library's Fall 2019 Scholar Series http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-librarys-fall-2019-scholar-series <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Scholar%20Series%20Title2.png" /><br /> The Leddy Library invites campus and community members to participate in the Fall 2019 Scholar Series. The Scholar Series offers a range of free workshops geared towards enhancing research abilities, skills, and knowledge.</p> <p>The workshops are open for all - beginners, experts, and everyone in between! All members of the UWindsor community are welcome, as well as community members interested in the topic.<br /> The Leddy Library Scholar Series workshops are divided into the following categories:</p></div></div></div> Thu, 03 Oct 2019 12:37:41 +0000 Leddy Library 5159 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Share Your Story Contest http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-share-your-story-contest <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Share%20your%20story.png" /><br /> The Leddy Library has been helping and inspiring students, faculty, and staff for over 50 years. This semester we are giving you a chance to win 1 of 5 $50 UWinCard credits.</p> <p>How can you win? Simply share your story! We want to know how the Library has made a difference in your life. Tell us how Leddy Library has helped you.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/contest" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Contest</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library</a></div></div></div> Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:41:50 +0000 Leddy Library 5157 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Grand Opening of Student Research Collaboratory http://www.nnwanx.icu/grand-opening-student-research-collaboratory <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Design Rendering of Student Research Collaboratory" src="/sites/default/files/images/Entrance%20View%20R4.jpg" /><br /> Leddy Library will unveil a new state-of-the-art Student Research Collaboratory Friday, September 20th.</p> <p>The $750,000 Student Research Collaboratory will provide University of Windsor students with a dynamic space to share their research findings and develop collaborative relationships with partners from across campus and globally.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-research-collaboratory" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Research Collaboratory</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:08:36 +0000 Leddy Library 5148 at http://www.nnwanx.icu FRED Bookmobile returns to Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/fred-bookmobile-returns-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="FRED Bookmobile" src="/sites/default/files/images/Book%20Mobile%20Event%202019.png" /></p> <p>Leddy Library is pleased to welcome back FRED, the Windsor Public Library Bookmobile! FRED will make UWindsor a regular stop, returning to campus every 3 weeks until December 11<sup>th</sup>. FRED will be on campus from 12 - 2 PM on September 18, October 9, October 30, November 20 and December 11.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/windsor-public-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Windsor Public Library</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/fred-bookmobile" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">FRED Bookmobile</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:47:52 +0000 Leddy Library 5147 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Brain Freeze and Button-Making http://www.nnwanx.icu/brain-freeze-and-button-making <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Brain freeze and button making event" src="/sites/default/files/images/Brain%20Freeze%20and%20Button%20Making.jpg" /><br /> The Leddy Library invites students to stop by for?<strong>Brain Freeze and Button-Making</strong>, from 12 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.</p> <p>The Leddy team will set up outside the library to hand out freezies and help make buttons. Those who join the fun will also have the opportunity to win a Leddy Library prize.</p> <p>The team will provide all the equipment and supplies needed — magazines to cut images from, drawing tools, and pre-made templates.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-appreciation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Appreciation</a></div></div></div> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:58:16 +0000 Leddy Library 5142 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library invites applications for a permanence-track Information Services Librarian http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-invites-applications-permanence-track-information-services-librarian-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/we're-hiring.png" /></p> <p>The University of Windsor's Leddy Library invites applications for a permanence-track Information Services Librarian position commencing January 1, 2020. ?Rank will be commensurate with experience.? This position is subject to final budgetary approval.</p> <p><strong>Apply by October 4, 2019:?</strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2lEqiwq">http://bit.ly/2lEqiwq</a></p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/information-services" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Information Services</a></div></div></div> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:04:25 +0000 Leddy Library 5139 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library welcomes new archivist, Sarah Glassford http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-welcomes-new-archivist-sarah-glassford <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Dr. Sarah Glassford" src="/sites/default/files/images/Sarah%20Glassford.jpg" /></p> <p>There’s an old saying that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Leddy Library’s new archivist, Sarah Glassford, knows that one person’s junk might also be the raw material that informs another person’s doctoral thesis.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/new-faculty" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">New Faculty</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/archivist" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Archivist</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/sarah-glassford" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Sarah Glassford</a></div></div></div> Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:38:53 +0000 Leddy Library 5137 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library’s Academic Data Centre (ADC) is hiring Graduate Student Assistants http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library%E2%80%99s-academic-data-centre-adc-hiring-graduate-student-assistants <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="We're hiring!" src="/sites/default/files/images/we're-hiring.png" /></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/academic-data-centre" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Academic Data Centre</a></div></div></div> Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:18:31 +0000 Leddy Library 5136 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hiring Student IT Consultants for Fall 2019 http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hiring-student-it-consultants-fall-2019 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="We're hiring!" src="/sites/default/files/images/we're-hiring.png" /></p> <p>Attention Lancers! Leddy Library is hiring IT Student Consultants for the Fall 2019 semester.?To apply, please fill out the?<a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/files/StudentConsultantApplication.pdf">Student Consultant Application</a>?and submit your completed application?along with your resume?by email to?<a href="mailto:ledsys@uwindsor.ca">ledsys@uwindsor.ca</a>?by Wednesday, August 14, 2019.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-it-consultants" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student IT Consultants</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/work-leddy-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Work at Leddy Library</a></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:49:06 +0000 Leddy Library 5135 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Preserving Queer Life in Southwestern Ontario: UWindsor digital archive project shared with international audience http://www.nnwanx.icu/preserving-queer-life-southwestern-ontario-uwindsor-digital-archive-project-shared-international <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Queer Life in Southwestern Ontario" src="/sites/default/files/images/QLSO.jpg" /></p> <p>As parades and celebrations took place around the world in June to celebrate Pride Month, Information Services Librarian Scott Cowan used his platform to highlight the importance of queer stewardship in Windsor-Essex to an international audience at the 2019 ALMS conference hosted in Berlin, Germany.</p> <p>Over 400 participants from over 40 countries gathered to discuss the collection and preservation of materials of all types from LGBTQ2+ communities.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/preserving-queer-life-southwestern-ontario" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Preserving Queer Life in Southwestern Ontario</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/scott-cowan" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Scott Cowan</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/renee-bondy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Renee Bondy</a></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:44:13 +0000 Leddy Library 5134 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Problems accessing PubMed and NCBI websites on campus http://www.nnwanx.icu/problems-accessing-pubmed-and-ncbi-websites-campus <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/20190710_132022.jpg?itok=V6M-_IU4"><a href="/problems-accessing-pubmed-and-ncbi-websites-campus"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/20190710_132022.jpg?itok=V6M-_IU4" width="220" height="107" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library is aware of ongoing and intermittent problems with accessing PubMed and other NCBI?(National Center for Biotechnology Information) websites on campus.</p> <p>Users connecting to NCBI websites on the UWindsor network (wired &amp; WiFi), are experiencing problems that present as:?</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/pubmed" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">PubMed</a></div></div></div> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 17:27:04 +0000 Roger Reka 5133 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy joins consortium to build next generation library services http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-joins-consortium-build-next-generation-library-services <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Photo of Leddy Library" src="/sites/default/files/images/Leddy%20North.jpg" /></p> <p>The University of Windsor has joined 13 other university libraries across Ontario to develop?<strong>Collaborative Futures</strong>, an initiative led by the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) to build a next-generation library management system.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/pascal-calarco" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Pascal Calarco</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/grace-liu" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Grace Liu</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/cathy-maskell" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Cathy Maskell</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/ocul" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">OCUL</a></div></div></div> Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:42:26 +0000 Leddy Library 5132 at http://www.nnwanx.icu IT student consultants recognized for outstanding service http://www.nnwanx.icu/it-student-consultants-recognized-outstanding-service <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Alexa Dicecco" src="/sites/default/files/images/Alexa%20with%20Name%20Graphic.jpg" /><br /> Every day the Leddy Library IT student consultants go out of their way to help Leddy Library patrons with technical support. Sporting the iconic blue IT vest, they are a significant component to the Systems Department in providing services to library users.<br /> ?<br /> To recognize their outstanding contributions, Leddy Library has launched the inaugural Student Consultant Outstanding Service Award.<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/it-student-consultants" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">IT Student Consultants</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:48:45 +0000 Leddy Library 5131 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Brain Freeze and Button-Making Student Appreciation Day http://www.nnwanx.icu/brain-freeze-and-button-making-student-appreciation-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Brain Freeze and Button-Making" src="/sites/default/files/images/Brain%20Freeze%20and%20Button%20Making.png" /><br /> Take a break from the books and join us for our Brain Freeze &amp; Button-Making Student Appreciation Day!</p> <p>The Leddy Team will be set up outside the library from 2:00-4:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19 to hand out Freezies and help make buttons. Those who join the fun will also have the opportunity to win a Leddy Library prize.</p> <p>Bring your favourite photos and designs or get crafty with the supplies provided by Leddy to make a custom button.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-appreciation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Appreciation</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:40:10 +0000 Leddy Library 5129 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Summer Reading Challenge http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-summer-reading-challenge <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Summer is the perfect time to catch up on leisure reading, whether you’re reading beside the pool, at the park, or in the (air conditioned!) library. This year, make your summer reads really count by entering the Leddy Library’s Summer Reading Challenge!<br /> For every book you read this summer, cast a ballot for a chance to win a special book-related prize. The more books you read, the greater your chance of winning!</p></div></div></div> Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:39:26 +0000 Helen Power 5128 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library welcomes Devon Mordell as digital scholarship and archiving librarian http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-welcomes-devon-mordell-digital-scholarship-and-archiving-librarian <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Devon Mordell" src="/sites/default/files/images/Devon%201.jpg" /><br /> UWindsor alumna Devon Mordell (BFA 2004) has returned to her alma mater for a two-year term as digital scholarship and archiving librarian in the Leddy Library.</p> <p>Mordell spent several years working in educational technologies and instructional design at McMaster University before completing her Master of Archival Science at the University of British Columbia’s iSchool.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/digital-scholarship-and-archiving-librarian" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Digital Scholarship and Archiving librarian</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/devon-mordell" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Devon Mordell</a></div></div></div> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:46:29 +0000 Leddy Library 5127 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarian adds a new novel to the shelf http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarian-adds-new-novel-shelf <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Heidi Jacobs releases new book, Molly of the Mall" src="/sites/default/files/images/Heidi%20Jacobs%20-%20Molly%20of%20the%20Mall1.jpg" /></p> <p>While it’s true that librarians surround themselves with books each day, Heidi Jacobs will now see her name among the spines in the stacks.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 30 May 2019 12:39:01 +0000 Leddy Library 5125 at http://www.nnwanx.icu 1934 mini-comic the latest from the Harding Project http://www.nnwanx.icu/1934-mini-comic-latest-harding-project <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Chatham Coloured All-Stars mini-comic" src="/sites/default/files/images/comic.jpg" /><br /> Local students will have the opportunity to turn new pages of history this September — pages of a comic book, that is.</p> <p>A 10-page comic book along with a?<a href="http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/BreakingColourBarrier/curriculum">teachers’ guide</a>?is the latest development to grow out of the Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred (Boomer) Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars project.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/cdigs" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">CDigs</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/1934-chatham-coloured-all-stars-mini-comic" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars mini-comic</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/harding-project" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Harding Project</a></div></div></div> Tue, 21 May 2019 12:56:19 +0000 Leddy Library 5123 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hosting map sale http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hosting-map-sale <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Map Sale May 13 - 17 " src="/sites/default/files/images/Event%20Cover.png" /><br /> The public is invited to a?<strong>Map Sale</strong>?this week in the Leddy Library.</p> <p>Leddy Library is offering all its United States Geographical Survey topographic maps for purchase at 25 cents each — cash only.</p> <p>The sale will run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 13 to 17, in the library’s basement Media Centre. For directions, visit the Information Desk.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 13 May 2019 13:01:38 +0000 Leddy Library 5122 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Construction begins on the Leddy Library Collaboratory http://www.nnwanx.icu/construction-begins-leddy-library-collaboratory <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Collaboratory design rendering" src="/sites/default/files/images/Entrance%20View%20R4.jpg" /></p> <p>Construction crews will begin work today — Thursday, May 9 — to transform Leddy Library’s main floor space into a new state-of-art?<strong>Student Research Collaboratory</strong>.</p> <p>The Collaboratory will provide University of Windsor students with a dynamic space to share their research findings and develop collaborative relationships with partners from across campus and globally.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-research-collaboratory" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Research Collaboratory</a></div></div></div> Thu, 09 May 2019 12:37:15 +0000 Leddy Library 5121 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library archives help event leader dig deep into local history http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-archives-help-event-leader-dig-deep-local-history <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Sarah Morris researching in Leddy Library's archives, rare books and special collections reading room." src="/sites/default/files/images/Sarah%20Morris%201.jpg" /><br /> While many Windsor locals know the names of the city’s streets, few are familiar with the people behind the names. UWindsor alumna Sarah Morris (BA 2012) is determined to shed light on the topic during the 2019 Windsor-Essex?<strong>Jane’s Walk</strong>?this weekend.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/archives" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Archives</a></div></div></div> Thu, 02 May 2019 13:08:52 +0000 Leddy Library 5119 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library invites applications for a permanence-track Information Services Librarian http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-invites-applications-permanence-track-information-services-librarian <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong><img alt="We're hiring!" src="/sites/default/files/images/we're-hiring.png" /></strong></p> <p>Update: The Leddy Library?(University of Windsor) permanence-track Information Services Librarian position search has been postponed until Fall 2019.</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/information-services" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Information Services</a></div></div></div> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:23:16 +0000 Leddy Library 5117 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library to host LIBER webinar: Finding and reusing research data http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-host-liber-webinar-finding-and-reusing-research-data <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library invites the campus community to take part in an Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER)?webinar on finding and reusing research data.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/webinar" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Webinar</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/research-data" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Research Data</a></div></div></div> Mon, 08 Apr 2019 17:42:43 +0000 Leddy Library 5116 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Button-making at Leddy Library! http://www.nnwanx.icu/button-making-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Leddy Library Button Making" src="/sites/default/files/images/Leddy%20Button%20Making.jpg" /></p> <p>Wish you had an easy button?... Make one!</p> <p>Take a break from studying and release your stress with button-making at Leddy Library! The Leddy Team will be offering free button-making sessions from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday, April 1st and Thursday, April 11th.</p> <p>Make a custom button using your favourite photos and designs or get crafty with the supplies provided by Leddy.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:35:25 +0000 Leddy Library 5115 at http://www.nnwanx.icu FREE film screening this Wednesday at the library! http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-film-screening-wednesday-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>There will be a free movie screening celebrating 100 years of Canadian film for National Canadian Film Day! <strong>Free popcorn and prizes will be provided!</strong></p></div></div></div> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:06:29 +0000 Helen Power 5113 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library transforms Course Reserve System http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-transforms-course-reserve-system <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Course Resource Lists powered by Leganto" src="/sites/default/files/images/Leganto%20Title.png" /><br /> Leddy Library is transforming the current course reserves system with <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/course-resources">Course Resource Lists powered by Leganto</a>, a new resource management system that integrates with the University of Windsor’s Blackboard system to create and manage online reading lists.</p> <p>Starting March 15, faculty can submit their course readings via the online platform by adding the library resource list tool to their Blackboard course sites.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/course-resource-lists" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Course Resource Lists</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leganto" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leganto</a></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:31:23 +0000 Leddy Library 5108 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hosts Polish-Canadian commemorative exhibition for Polish Heritage Day http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hosts-polish-canadian-commemorative-exhibition-polish-heritage-day <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Polsih%20Heritage%20Day%20FB%20Event%20Cover.jpg?itok=Ec_QAtR7"><a href="/leddy-library-hosts-polish-canadian-commemorative-exhibition-polish-heritage-day"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Polsih%20Heritage%20Day%20FB%20Event%20Cover.jpg?itok=Ec_QAtR7" width="220" height="124" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library, in collaboration with the Polish-Canadian Students’ Association of Windsor, will host?<strong>Polish Heritage Day in Windsor</strong>?on Friday, March 15.</p> <p>To celebrate, the library is hosting a week-long commemorative exhibition, showcasing a collection of nine Polish exhibits that reflect three important themes:</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/leddy-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Leddy Library</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/polish-heritage-day" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Polish Heritage Day</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:35:34 +0000 Leddy Library 5107 at http://www.nnwanx.icu FRED bookmobile visit scheduled for March 6th is cancelled http://www.nnwanx.icu/fred-bookmobile-visit-scheduled-march-6th-cancelled <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/FRED%20March%206%20-%20CANCELLED.jpg?itok=7Kblc1tF"><a href="/fred-bookmobile-visit-scheduled-march-6th-cancelled"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/FRED%20March%206%20-%20CANCELLED.jpg?itok=7Kblc1tF" width="220" height="124" alt="FRED bookmobile visit scheduled for March 6th is cancelled" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The FRED bookmobile visit scheduled for Wednesday, March 6<sup>th</sup> is cancelled.<br /> ?<br /> FRED, the Windsor Public Library’s bookmobile, encountered a significant repair and the won’t be back on the road in time for the March 6<sup>th</sup> visit.?<br /> ?<br /> All items that were checked out during the last FRED visit have had the due dates extended so that overdue fines will not accrue.?<br /> ?<br /> FRED will return to campus on Wednesday, March 27<sup>th</sup>.<br /> ?<br /> We apologize for the inconvenience.<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/bookmobile" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Bookmobile</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/windsor-public-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Windsor Public Library</a></div></div></div> Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:32:31 +0000 Leddy Library 5105 at http://www.nnwanx.icu fluoride: (mis)information http://www.nnwanx.icu/fluoride <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>We invite members from across the University of Windsor campus, and the greater Windsor-Essex community, to drop by and visit our latest exhibit. Located on the main floor of the Leddy Library, learn about how information is used and misused in the very public controversy over community water fluoridation programs.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:17:31 +0000 Roger Reka 5104 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Windsor Public Library bookmobile returning to campus for regular visits http://www.nnwanx.icu/windsor-public-library-bookmobile-returning-campus-regular-visits <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Fred%20at%20Leddy.jpg?itok=14Yv3PvZ"><a href="/windsor-public-library-bookmobile-returning-campus-regular-visits"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Fred%20at%20Leddy.jpg?itok=14Yv3PvZ" width="220" height="165" alt="FRED Bookmobile at the Leddy Library" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library is pleased to announce that FRED, the?Windsor Public Library?bookmobile, will make UWindsor a regular stop, returning to campus every 3 weeks until April 17.</p> <p>FRED will be on campus for Windsor Wednesdays from 12 - 2 PM starting February 13, and returning on March 6, March 27 and April 17.</p> <p>The scheduled visits correspond with the item loan period, allowing patrons to return borrowed material directly to the bookmobile.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/bookmobile" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Bookmobile</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/windsor-public-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Windsor Public Library</a></div></div></div> Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:35:20 +0000 Leddy Library 5100 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Blind Date with a Book http://www.nnwanx.icu/blind-date-book <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Blind%20Date%20with%20a%20Book.png?itok=Vl10yIrN"><a href="/blind-date-book"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Blind%20Date%20with%20a%20Book.png?itok=Vl10yIrN" width="220" height="124" alt="Blind Date with a Book" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>No “swiping right” this valentine’s day! Come to Leddy Library and we’ll set you up on a blind date with a book!</p> <p>The Leddy team has carefully selected and wrapped eligible books who are waiting patiently for their special readers. The identity of the book won’t be revealed until the book has been checked-out and unwrapped.</p> <p>You can find your "blind date" on the main floor of the Leddy Library from February 11th?- 15th.</p> <p>Take a chance... maybe you'll meet your next favourite book!</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/blind-date-book" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Blind Date with a Book</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/student-experience" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Student Experience</a></div></div></div> Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:59:00 +0000 Leddy Library 5098 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Have you met FRED? Windsor Public Library Bookmobile to visit campus! http://www.nnwanx.icu/have-you-met-fred-windsor-public-library-bookmobile-visit-campus <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Event-FRED.jpg?itok=GoYaiMM4"><a href="/have-you-met-fred-windsor-public-library-bookmobile-visit-campus"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Event-FRED.jpg?itok=GoYaiMM4" width="220" height="124" alt="Image of the Freedom to read, educate and discover (FRED) bookmobile." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Have you met FRED?</p> <p>Leddy Library invites students, faculty, and staff to come out on Wednesday, January 23 between 12:00 - 2:00 to meet FRED, the Windsor Public Library bookmobile.</p> <p>FRED, short for the Freedom to Read Educate and Discover, is the Windsor Public Library on wheels and directly delivers a plethora of both recreational and educational materials conveniently to campus for students to borrow.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/bookmobile" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Bookmobile</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/windsor-public-library" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Windsor Public Library</a></div></div></div> Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:41:00 +0000 Leddy Library 5089 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Item Requests/Recalls Restored http://www.nnwanx.icu/item-requestsrecalls-restored <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>UPDATE: 1/21/2019 Request and recalls have been restored. Thank you for your patience.</p> <p>[We have temporarily disabled all requests/recalls on library items. We apologize for the inconvenience and are actively working to resolve the problem. We will update LeddyNews?when the service is available again. Thanks for your patience.</p> <p>Please send questions to: <a href="mailto:leddylibrary@uwindsor.ca">leddylibrary@uwindsor.ca</a>]<br /> ?<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:10:44 +0000 Dave Johnston 5088 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Tours of the Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-tours-leddy-library-0 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Library%20Tours.jpg?itok=M7T5iWD0"><a href="/upcoming-tours-leddy-library-0"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Library%20Tours.jpg?itok=M7T5iWD0" width="220" height="147" alt="Photo of Leddy Library building exterior" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Start the new year off with a library tour and find out how Leddy Library can help you power through the semester!</p> <p>Library staff and librarians will conduct 20-minute tours of the building and its facilities starting in the lobby at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January 15 to 17.</p> <p>Students who attend may enter a draw to win a $50 gift card to the Campus Bookstore.</p> <p>The tours are free with no need for advance registration.</p> <p>To request a specialized group tour,?please contact Angela Sullivan at 519-253-3000, ext. 3180.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/library-tours" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Library Tours</a></div></div></div> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:42:28 +0000 Leddy Library 5086 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Book Sale http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-book-sale <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Book%20Sale%20News%20Image.jpg?itok=mQQQydAd"><a href="/leddy-library-book-sale"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Book%20Sale%20News%20Image.jpg?itok=mQQQydAd" width="220" height="147" alt="Leddy Library Book Sale - November 26 - 30 " /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Calling all book lovers: The Leddy Library book sale is back!</p> <p>Starting Monday, Nov. 26, the library will sell used books and materials at bargain prices — all items are $2 or less.</p> <p>The sale will continue through Nov. 30 during the library’s working hours. Proceeds will support the library’s Student Appreciation Day activities.</p> <p> ?</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/used-book-sale" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Used Book Sale</a></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:13:28 +0000 Leddy Library 5079 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library offers Feel-Good Fines to ring in holiday season http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-offers-feel-good-fines-ring-holiday-season <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Info%20-%20FGF_0.jpg?itok=UDwoTKRs"><a href="/leddy-library-offers-feel-good-fines-ring-holiday-season"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/Info%20-%20FGF_0.jpg?itok=UDwoTKRs" width="220" height="147" alt="Feel-Good Fines. From November 15th – December 15th you can pay your overdue library fines with canned goods to support the Campus Food Bank. For each non-perishable donation, you’ll receive $2 off your fines, up to $50 per person." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>’Tis the season to give and Leddy Library wants to help patrons get in the holiday spirit with?<strong>Feel-Good Fines</strong>.</p> <p>The library is offering the campus community two ways to feel good about paying overdue library fines.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/feel-good-fines" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Feel-Good Fines</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/food-donation" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Food Donation</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/campus-food-bank" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Campus Food Bank</a></div><div class="field-item odd" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/liberty-project" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Liberty Project</a></div><div class="field-item even" rel="dc:subject"><a href="/tags/giving-tuesday" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Giving Tuesday</a></div></div></div> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:03:32 +0000 Leddy Library 5078 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New Trial: Oxford Handbooks Online http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-trial-oxford-handbooks-online <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/oxford-handbooks">Oxford Handbooks Online</a> is a collection of authoritative, updated handbooks in 14 subject areas including classical studies, history, law, linguistics. music, neuroscience, psychology, religion, and more. The Leddy Library currently subscribes to a subset of handbooks on this platform but during this trial all the handbooks will be available.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:55:07 +0000 Mita Williams 5077 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library currently trialing three streaming video and music services http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-currently-trialing-three-streaming-video-and-music-services <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In response to increased interest in streaming video and music services, the Leddy Library has arranged product trials for three products:</p></div></div></div> Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:52:55 +0000 Mita Williams 5076 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Open Access Week: Journal Publishing from the University of Windsor http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week-journal-publishing-university-windsor <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Happy <a href="http://www.openaccessweek.org/">Open Access Week</a>!</p> <p>One of the ways that the Leddy Library supports making access free to the reader, is by the support and hosting of scholarly journals, including openly licensed ones. The Leddy Library provides software, support and hosting services for academic journals, monographs, and conferences that manage the process from submission to publication.</p> <p>We currently host the following journals:<br /> ?</p></div></div></div> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:17:39 +0000 Mita Williams 5075 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Write Your Novel at Leddy this November! http://www.nnwanx.icu/write-your-novel-leddy-november <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Have you always wanted to write a novel? This November, you can write your book at the Leddy Library!</p> <p>November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).? NaNoWriMo is a non-profit organization that fosters community and support in creative endeavours.?</p> <p>The challenge is this: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days! So many people get bogged down worrying about grammar and writing poignant prose that they can’t finish a novel.? Write your first draft during NaNoWriMo, and the editing can wait until December!</p></div></div></div> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:18:07 +0000 Helen Power 5073 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Lecture series to observe Open Access Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/lecture-series-observe-open-access-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library is hosting a week-long lecture series to celebrate the 10th annual <a href="http://www.openaccessweek.org/">International Open Access Week</a>.</p> <p>Open Access week takes place October 22 to 28 and is an opportunity for researchers around the world to continue to learn about the benefits of Open Access, to share their experience with colleagues, and to help improve access to scholarship and research around the world.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:46:43 +0000 Mita Williams 5072 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Invites Applications for Limited-Term Information Services Librarian, Digital Scholarship and Archiving (24-month) http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-invites-applications-limited-term-information-services-librarian-digital-scholarship <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Leddy Library</strong> (University of Windsor) invites applications for a Limited-Term 24-month Information Services Librarian, Digital Scholarship and Archiving position commencing January 1, 2019.? Deadline for applications is November 2, 2018. Direct link for more information: <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/faculty/recruitment/477/information-services-librarian-digital-scholarship-and-archiving-limited-term-24-months">http://www.uwindsor.ca/faculty/recruitment/477/information-services-librarian-digital-scholarship-and-archiving-limited-term-24-months</a><br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:50:04 +0000 Leddy Library 5071 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Expanded Coverage of the Detroit Free Press! http://www.nnwanx.icu/expanded-coverage-detroit-free-press <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy library is excited to announce its recent increase in coverage of the historic newspaper, the <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/detroit-free-press-archive">Detroit Free Press</a>. Previously covering issues from 1831-1922, Leddy now has access to 1923-1999 as well!<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:33:55 +0000 Mita Williams 5067 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Discontinuation of Safari Books http://www.nnwanx.icu/discontinuation-safari-books <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Safari Books discontinued</strong><br /><em>Safari Books</em>, a package of 299 technology e-books from O’Reilly Media, has been discontinued by the vendor and is no longer available to students, faculty and staff. O’Reilly has replaced the previous package with a new e-learning platform, similar to?Lynda.com. The University of Windsor already provides?<a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/lynda" id="LPlnk316631" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">free access to Lynda.com</a>?for students, faculty and staff!<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:13:27 +0000 Roger Reka 5063 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Have you met your librarian? http://www.nnwanx.icu/have-you-met-your-librarian <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Here at the Leddy Library, we’re gearing up for a large group of new students to flock to the library!? We have lots of resources—from research help to assistance with finding data and statistics. But did you know that every discipline has their very own librarian?</p> <p>Our information services librarians liaise with different departments, and they can help you to succeed here at the University of Windsor. They can assist you in finding relevant, scholarly resources for your papers, figuring out how to navigate databases, evaluating resources, and much more!?</p></div></div></div> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 20:05:20 +0000 Helen Power 5062 at http://www.nnwanx.icu We would like your feedback on a new collaborative space in the library http://www.nnwanx.icu/we-would-your-feedback-new-collaborative-space-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The <strong>UWill Discover Student Research <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/placeofpromise/2017-11-21/collaboratory-provide-space-nurture-inquisitive-thought">Collaboratory@Leddy</a></strong> will provide the University of Windsor’s most inquisitive minds with state-of-the-art dynamic space to share their findings and develop collaborative relationships with partners from across campus and globally. This innovative digital space will serve not only as a virtual window to the world, but also as a physical community encouraging collaborative communities of inquiry and knowledge creation.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:58:49 +0000 Mita Williams 5061 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Book Recall/Request Issue in Catalogue http://www.nnwanx.icu/book-recallrequest-issue-catalogue <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>At this time the <strong>request</strong> option is not working within our <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/catalogue">library catalogue</a>. The request option normally allows users to recall a book that is currently signed out by another user.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:52:01 +0000 Dave Johnston 5059 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Free Button-Making is Back! http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-button-making-back <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>WHEN: Thursday, June 21 from 2-4 PM</p> <p>WHERE: Leddy Library’s ground floor, just when you walk into the library. You can’t miss it!</p> <p>WHY: Release all your stress and worry into a button and then wear it with pride.?</p> <p>We will have magazines, coloured paper and markers for the creative types, and if you want to bring your own picture, you can do that too!? The diameter of a button printout is 2.56”. ?Be sure to allow for the edge of the paper to curl under during the making of a button (the actual button ends up being 2.2”).</p></div></div></div> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:13:00 +0000 Helen Power 5051 at http://www.nnwanx.icu You can borrow more than books at the Leddy Library! http://www.nnwanx.icu/you-can-borrow-more-books-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>While we have a comprehensive collection of books and journal articles (both in print and online), we also have other things that you can either borrow or sign out from the <strong>Information Desk. </strong><br /> ?<br /> Items you can <strong>sign out</strong> (using your UWin card):</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:19:43 +0000 Helen Power 5026 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Fines to Food http://www.nnwanx.icu/fines-food <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The end of winter term is approaching and spring is just around the corner!<br /> ?<br /> This year when you pay your library fines you’ll also be helping your fellow students in need! The <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/ionacollege/298/campus-food-bank">campus food bank</a> is in of need of healthy goods that meet the needs of our student population. ?</p> <p>As a result, the Leddy Library is donating <strong>10% </strong>of the fines we receive to the campus food bank so that they can help meet the needs of students here at the University of Windsor.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:25:28 +0000 Helen Power 5025 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Extended Exam Hours http://www.nnwanx.icu/extended-exam-hours <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Just reminder that our extended exam hours will begin this weekend leading up to the first week of exams. Please review the library hours for details.<br /> ?<br /><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/hours">http://www.nnwanx.icu/hours</a><br /> ?<br /> We will be open 24 hours Sunday-Thursday. On Friday and Saturday the library will be open until 2am.<br /> ?<br /> Exam hours end on Friday April 20<sup>th</sup>.<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:08:39 +0000 Dave Johnston 5024 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Leddy Library’s Extended Exam Hours http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-extended-exam-hours <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Starting on early Monday morning April 2<sup>nd</sup>?at 2:30 AM and running until Friday April 20<sup>th</sup>?when the library closes at midnight, the Library will be moving to exam hours. During this time the library will be open 24 hours 5 days a week. ?On Fridays and Saturdays the library will close at 2:00 AM and reopen at 10:00 AM.<br /> ?<br /> Please refer to the exam hours here:<br /> ?<br /><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/hours" target="_blank">http://www.nnwanx.icu/hours</a><br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 19:40:43 +0000 Helen Power 5023 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Polish Ambassador to Canada Visits the Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/polish-ambassador-canada-visits-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Dr. Andrzej Kurnicki, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Canada, visited the Leddy Library this Monday, March 26.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:28:12 +0000 Helen Power 5022 at http://www.nnwanx.icu FREE Button-Making sessions http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-button-making-sessions <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Exams are almost upon us, but don’t hit the panic button!? Instead, <strong>make your own button</strong> during one of our FREE button making sessions!?</p> <p>WHEN: Monday, April 2 - 10 AM – 12 PM<br /> ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Wednesday, April 4 - 2 PM – 4 PM</p> <p>WHERE: Leddy Library’s front lobby. You can’t miss it!</p> <p>WHY: Release all your stress and worry into a button and then wear it with pride.?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:15:16 +0000 Helen Power 5021 at http://www.nnwanx.icu FREE film screening on April 4th http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-film-screening-april-4th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library will be hosting a FREE movie screening for National Canadian Film Day!? <strong>There will be free popcorn!</strong></p> <p>The film is? <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093239/">“I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing”</a>, a quirky Canadian film from 1987 that was filmed in Toronto.? This year NCFD is showcasing women in Canadian film.? The writer and director of this movie, Patricia Rozema, is from Sarnia!</p> <p>Take a break from studying to watch this (short—only 81 minutes) movie!? It’s a great stress-reliever, and your brain can use the break!</p></div></div></div> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:29:50 +0000 Helen Power 5019 at http://www.nnwanx.icu We’ve Doubled our Number of Group Study Rooms! http://www.nnwanx.icu/we-have-doubled-our-number-group-study-rooms <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p> The Leddy Library is proud to say that we have doubled our number of group study rooms! That’s right – we have gone from four study rooms to eight!? We’ve been listening to feedback from our students and have worked tirelessly to carve out space for these new rooms.</p> <p>Four of the study rooms are located on the 3rd floor of the Main building, three are on the 3rd floor Leddy West, and one is on the 2nd floor of Leddy West.</p> <p>They’re first come first serve.? Drop by the Circulation Desk to check availability. You can “borrow” a group study room for 3 hours at a time.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:03:55 +0000 Helen Power 5018 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Space Assessment http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-space-assessment <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Starting on Monday February 12th we will be conducting some regular sweeps of the library to help us assess space use. You may notice some of our staff wandering up and down the building with clipboards during this time. They will collecting information on how many patrons are using different spaces in the building. They will not be collecting information about any of our patrons. The information collected will be used for internal space planning purposes only. Staff will be as unobtrusive as possible and there should be no disruption.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:52:31 +0000 Dave Johnston 5015 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Invites Applications for Limited-Term Science Data Librarian (24 months) http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-invites-applications-limited-term-science-data-librarian-24-months <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Leddy</strong> <strong>Library</strong> (University of Windsor) invites applications for a Limited-Term Science Data Librarian (24 months). Deadline for applications is February 23, 2018. Direct link for more information - <a href="http://www1.uwindsor.ca/faculty/recruitment/science-data-librarian-limited-term-24-months">http://www1.uwindsor.ca/faculty/recruitment/science-data-librarian-limited-term-24-months</a>.<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:02:06 +0000 Yvonne Arnowitz 5014 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Congratulations to Mita Williams, new Scholarly Communications Librarian http://www.nnwanx.icu/congratulations-mita-williams-new-scholarly-communications-librarian <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Congratulations to Mita Williams, our new Scholarly Communications Librarian!</p> <p>As Scholarly Communications Librarian, Mita coordinates scholarly initiatives including <a href="mailto:Scholar@UWindsor">Scholar@UWindsor</a> (<a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/</a>), digital publishing, advocacy, support, service and campus outreach on evolving models of scholarly communication.</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:09:32 +0000 Helen Power 5013 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Special Funds used to Expand Indigenous Collection http://www.nnwanx.icu/special-funds-used-expand-indigenous-collection <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr">This year, $50,000 of the library’s collection budget was set aside to strengthen strategic areas of the book collection, as identified by librarians and informed by academic and research needs. One area that the library prioritized is the expansion of our existing collection of books by indigenous authors and publishers. Leddy Library also acquired indigenous-themed material to support disciplines across the campus, such as philosophy and education.<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:02:24 +0000 Helen Power 5011 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Congratulations to Dave Yott, Excellence in Health & Safety Award http://www.nnwanx.icu/congratulations-dave-yott-excellence-health-safety-award <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Dave Yott, Acquisitions/Bibliographic Services Coordinator at the Leddy Library, has won an Employee Recognition Award for Excellence in Health &amp; Safety.? He has been with the Leddy Library for over twelve years.?<br /> ?<br /> According to the <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/employeerecognition/318/excellence-health-safety-award">University of Windsor’s selection guidelines</a>, the Excellence in Health &amp; Safety Award is designed to “recognize the contributions that employees make in fostering a culture of health and safety in the workplace”.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:31:38 +0000 Helen Power 5008 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Write Now! at Leddy Library: Grad Writing Sessions http://www.nnwanx.icu/write-now-leddy-library-grad-writing-sessions <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Do you find it hard to carve time into your schedule for writing your thesis or dissertation??</p> <p>The Leddy Library’s Write Now! sessions are an opportunity for grad students to come together to write regularly.? Fitting writing into your weekly schedule can make the daunting task of writing a thesis, dissertation, or other large project a lot more palatable.?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:11:13 +0000 Helen Power 5007 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Noon Talk on Monday January 15th: Wikipedia, Wikimedia, Wikidata, Wikicite http://www.nnwanx.icu/noon-talk-monday-january-15th-wikipedia-wikimedia-wikidata-wikicite <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On Monday, January 15th, please join us in room 302West of the Leddy Library to learn more about the wikis behind <em>Wikipedia : Wikimedia, Wikidata, Wikicite and Wikisource</em> in this lunchtime talk from <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/staff/mita-williams">Mita Williams</a>.</p> <p><img alt="Wikipedia event poster" src="/sites/default/files/images/WikipediaPoster.JPG" /></p> <p>You will also learn about <a class="_58cn" href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/1lb1ref">#1lb1ref</a> which launches on January 15th and how you can participate!<br /> ?</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:14:15 +0000 Mita Williams 5006 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Library and Research Ethics Collaboration to Share Summaries with Participants http://www.nnwanx.icu/library-and-research-ethics-collaboration-share-summaries-participants <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>A collaboration between the Research Ethics Board and the Leddy Library provides a new platform for researchers to share summary reports of research studies with study participants. Researchers will be able to login with their UWin ID and password to quickly submit summaries online at <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/research-result-summaries">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/research-result-summaries</a> through a simple online form. When summaries are complete they will be made available publicly through the site to participants.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:57:35 +0000 Dave Johnston 4991 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Participate in National Novel Writing Month! http://www.nnwanx.icu/participate-national-novel-writing-month <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library is hosting write-ins for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this year.?</p> <p>The write-ins will be held every Thursday in the month of November, from 6-9PM, in room 302 West.? Participants of NaNoWriMo as well as individuals who are working on other creative writing projects are welcome to join.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:59:43 +0000 Helen Power 4988 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Congratulations Karen Pillon, winner of OCUFA's Academic Librarianship Award http://www.nnwanx.icu/congratulations-karen-pillon-winner-ocufas-academic-librarianship-award <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library would like to extend its congratulations to Leddy Library's Karen Pillon, winner of <a href="https://ocufa.on.ca/press-releases/ocufa-announces-winners-2016-2017-teaching-academic-librarianship-awards/">OCUFA's 2016-17 Academic Librarianship Award</a></p></div></div></div> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:09:07 +0000 Mita Williams 4986 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New Study Bikes at the Leddy http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-study-bikes-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Have you ever found yourself torn between studying and staying fit?? Well the Leddy Library has the solution for you!? We’ve installed three new study bikes, so you can get your work done while?getting a work out!<br /> ?<br /> Stationary bikes with attached desks have been set up along the northern window in the Leddy Library Main building.? Use will be on a first-come, first-served basis.??These bikes allow users to exercise the body as well as the mind even during the busiest times of the semester.?<br /> ?<br /></p></div></div></div> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:11:58 +0000 Helen Power 4984 at http://www.nnwanx.icu You can wait for the white rabbit or you can follow the Leddy Library! http://www.nnwanx.icu/you-can-wait-white-rabbit-or-you-can-follow-leddy-library-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h1>Welcome and welcome back to The Leddy Library!</h1> <p>We are always here to support your learning, teaching and research needs and we are continually trying to find new ways to meet them. This year, we're making sure that you can keep up to date with what the Leddy Library offers through a variety of social media channels. Here are some of them:</p> <p><img alt="fb icon" src="/sites/default/files/images/fb-icon.png" /></p></div></div></div> Sun, 10 Sep 2017 16:37:53 +0000 Mita Williams 4980 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Windsor/Sandwich Scan-A-Thon http://www.nnwanx.icu/windsorsandwich-scan-thon <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Do you have old photos of the local area?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/wedighistory/">WE<em>Dig</em>History</a> is a historical archeology project created to look into the past of the Windsor Essex region. We are hosting a Scan-A-Thon where community members can bring in old photos of the Sandwich and surrounding area to be put in a digital archive.</p> <p>It is happening on Friday, August 25th from 2pm to 8pm on the first floor of the Leddy Library.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:43:40 +0000 Mita Williams 4977 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Wilfred "Boomer" Harding & the Chatham Coloured All Stars launches at Wish Centre in Chatham http://www.nnwanx.icu/wilfred-boomer-harding-chatham-coloured-all-stars-launches-wish-centre-chatham <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Saturday June 11th was the launch event for the <strong><em>Breaking the Colour Barrier:?Wilfred "Boomer" Harding &amp; the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939)</em></strong>?project. Hundreds were in attendance at the WISH Centre in Chatham Ontario?to view displays, learn about the project and new website, listen to researchers and family, and even buy some baseball cards of the 34 All-Stars team?(proceeds going to the <a href="https://ckbhs.org/">Chatham Kent Black Historical Society</a>).</p></div></div></div> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:53:33 +0000 Dave Johnston 4972 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Leddy Library is closed on Saturday, June 17th. http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-closed-saturday-june-17th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library is closed on Saturday, June 17th due to <a href="http://www1.uwindsor.ca/facilityservices/building-announcement/2696/power-outage-june-17-2017-600am-600pm">a campus wide power outage</a>.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:38:14 +0000 Mita Williams 4970 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Author Donates Book about Founding Member of School of Nursing http://www.nnwanx.icu/author-donates-book-about-founding-member-school-nursing <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Image of author donating book to library" src="/sites/default/files/images/IMGP3888(1).JPG" /></p> <p><em>From left to right: Linda Patrick (Dean of Nursing), Vincent Courtenay, and Helen Power (Nursing liaison librarian).? Picture courtesy of Dr. Gordon Drake.</em></p></div></div></div> Fri, 19 May 2017 15:30:24 +0000 Helen Power 4968 at http://www.nnwanx.icu You can find the book collection at Career and Employment Services in the Leddy Library Catalogue http://www.nnwanx.icu/you-can-find-book-collection-career-and-employment-services-leddy-library-catalogue <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>You can now find the book collection at <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/cces/">Career and Employment Services</a> in the Leddy Library Catalogue.</p> <p>The books are located at <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/cces/">Career and Employment Services</a> which is located on the first floor of the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre.</p> <p>The Centre is open Monday to Friday? 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All students, faculty, and staff are borrow from this collection at Career Services and the loan period is 14 days.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 10 May 2017 15:38:32 +0000 Mita Williams 4967 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hosts Public Presentation by Mark Leggott, Executive Director of Research Data Canada - June 9th @ 2:00 p.m. http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hosts-public-presentation-mark-leggott-executive-director-research-data-canada-june <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library is pleased to welcome Mr. Mark Leggott, Executive Director of Research Data Canada (RDC), to the University of Windsor on <strong>Friday, June 9th</strong>. Mark is touring campuses across Canada to begin a conversation between Offices of Research, IT units, libraries and faculty about managing research data.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 10 May 2017 13:52:00 +0000 Yvonne Arnowitz 4966 at http://www.nnwanx.icu National Nursing Week 2017 Display http://www.nnwanx.icu/national-nursing-week-2017-display <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/IMG_9018(1).JPG" /></p></div></div></div> Thu, 04 May 2017 19:48:01 +0000 Helen Power 4965 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Explore Windsor, City of Music http://www.nnwanx.icu/explore-windsor-city-music <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Music students from the School of Creative Arts?have worked with the Leddy Library as part of Dr. Sally Bick's class <em>Studies in the Music of North American?Culture</em>?to develop an online tour of the musical scene in Windsor <strong><a href="http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/music-windsor-essex">http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/music-windsor-essex</a></strong>.The digital exhibit entitled <em>City of Music</em> showcases the diverse musical genres at play in the city. So take some time to explore!?</p></div></div></div> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:42:05 +0000 Dave Johnston 4956 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library to Host Free Movie Screening http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-host-free-movie-screening <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="Bon Cop Bad Cop Movie Poster" src="/sites/default/files/images/900_boncopbadcop.jpg" /></p> <p>Leddy Library will be hosting a free screening of the movie <em>Bon Cop Bad Cop </em>for National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150).? The event will be held in the Leddy Library comfy seating area (behind the Brown Gold Café) on Wednesday, April 12<sup>th</sup> at 7 PM.?</p> <p>The film pairs Patrick Huard as David Bouchard, a rule-bending detective for the S?reté du Québec, with Colm Feore’s Martin Ward, a by-the-book Ontario Provincial Police detective.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:35:08 +0000 Helen Power 4955 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Take a study break and play a game! http://www.nnwanx.icu/take-study-break-and-play-game <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Games are good for you! (Yes, <a href="https://janemcgonigal.com/2014/01/06/superbetter-show-me-the-science/">we have the science</a> to back up this claim). So why not take a break from studying in the Leddy Library and grab a friend or two and play a game from our new shelf of games. You can borrow the games for a day.</p> <p>?</p> <hr /><p>Here is what we currently have on offer:</p> <p>?</p> <p><img alt="love letter" src="/sites/default/files/images/love-letter(1).jpg" /></p></div></div></div> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:16:21 +0000 Mita Williams 4954 at http://www.nnwanx.icu CANSIM: Alternate access to database during outage http://www.nnwanx.icu/cansim-alternate-access-database-during-outage <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The library has encountered a problem with the Statistics Canada web site that may impact your work. The CANSIM database (the source for most social and economic Canadian statistics) is not functioning at present. Faculty and students who need this data can?access our?backup version of the CANSIM database through the University of Toronto CHASS system:</p> <p><a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/cansim">http://led.uwindsor.ca/cansim</a></p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:36:25 +0000 Dave Johnston 4952 at http://www.nnwanx.icu IBISWorld Industry Research Database Trial http://www.nnwanx.icu/ibisworld-industry-research-database-trial <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Welcome University of Windsor to your complimentary trial of the<a href="http://ledproxy2.uwindsor.ca/login?url=http://www.ibisworld.com"> IBISWorld Industry Research Database</a></strong></p></div></div></div> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:30:04 +0000 Katharine Ball 4951 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Polonia Fund Collections Donation 2017 http://www.nnwanx.icu/polonia-fund-collections-donation-2017 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p class="rteright"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Szymanowski%20in%20Wilno%2C%20Szeligowski%2C%20Hulewicz.jpg" /></p> <p>For the past several years the Leddy Library has partnered with the Polish community of Windsor to build a collection of English language materials reflective of the cultural, historical, and economic history of Poland and the Polish people. Many thanks to the Polonia Centre for its annual collections donation to the Leddy Library, in support of this important collection.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 23:22:55 +0000 Stacey Zip 4945 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Practical Ethics: Issues and Perspectives now published through open access http://www.nnwanx.icu/practical-ethics-issues-and-perspectives-now-published-through-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library is proud to announce <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/csspe/vol1/">the publication of Volume One of the proceedings from <em>The Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics</em></a></p></div></div></div> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:34:38 +0000 Mita Williams 4944 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Event: Presentations by James Elmborg http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-event-presentations-james-elmborg <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3>Two presentations by James Elmborg are happening on March 8th and 9<sup>th</sup>, 2017 at the University of Windsor.</h3> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/James%20Elmborg.jpg" /></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>March 8, 10:00: “Critical Library Practice and Why It Matters”, Leddy Library 302, West Building.</strong></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>March 9, 4:00: “Digital Humanities and New Modes of Collaborative Scholarship”, Memorial Hall 105.</strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:27:03 +0000 Stacey Zip 4943 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Event: Public talk by Karolyn Smardz Frost March 16 http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-event-public-talk-karolyn-smardz-frost-march-16 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3>Award-winning author Karolyn Smardz Frost will be speaking on March 16<sup>th</sup>, 2017 at the University of Windsor.</h3> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/thumbnail_y450-293(2).jpg" /></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>March 16, 2017? 7:00</strong></p> <p class="rtecenter">Public Talk, <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/42%C2%B018'15.6%22N+83%C2%B004'05.8%22W/@42.3043335,-83.0684076,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d42.3043335!4d-83.0682681">Katzman Lounge</a>, Vanier Hall</p></div></div></div> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:20:24 +0000 Stacey Zip 4942 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Walking Through History: Neighbourhoods of Windsor and Essex County http://www.nnwanx.icu/walking-through-history-neighbourhoods-windsor-and-essex-county <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/640d2b04fa5012310cc180f59804c09a.jpg" /></em></p> <p>A new display at Leddy Library highlights student work alongside material from Leddy Library's <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/rare-books">Rare Books and Special Collections</a> and the <a href="http://swoda.uwindsor.ca/">Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive (SWODA)</a>.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:27:30 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4924 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Need help with your new years resolution to be a better student? http://www.nnwanx.icu/need-help-your-new-years-resolution-be-better-student <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The new year is a wonderful opportunity to step up your game in the next semester.</p> <p>Don't know where to start? Borrow <strong>Learning Objects</strong> - a box of things designed to help you be a better a student in 2017 and get inspired.</p> <p>The <a href="http://primo.uwindsor.ca/UWINDSOR:ALMA:UWINDSOR_ALMA21297061100002181">box is available at the Main Circulation Desk</a> of the Leddy Library. Just bring this call number - <strong><em>ZPR650 .B001</em></strong> - to the Desk.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:04:15 +0000 Mita Williams 4923 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Sci-Hub Problems and Questions http://www.nnwanx.icu/sci-hub-problems-and-questions-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><hr /><h1>? Sci-Hub?Problems and Questions</h1> <hr /><h3>What is Sci-Hub?</h3> <p>Sci-Hub is a search interface that works with a repository called Library Genesis (LibGen) to give readers access to a collection of articles taken illegally from scientific journals. In addition to drawing on the LibGen repository, Sci-Hub also uses the login credentials of university employees to bypass institutional authentication barriers and access journal content to which the university has licensed access.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:15:57 +0000 Dave Johnston 4922 at http://www.nnwanx.icu OSSA 11 Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias: Proceedigns available Open Access http://www.nnwanx.icu/ossa-11-argumentation-objectivity-and-bias-proceedigns-available-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy?Library is happy to announce the publication of the <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/ossaarchive/OSSA11/">proceedings of the 11th?Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference</a>. This year's timely theme is?Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias. The 174 articles, commentaries, and keynotes are now available <a href="open-access">open access</a> in Scholarship at UWindsor along with the publications from OSSA 1-10. Thanks to everyone involved in making this possible.?</p> <p>From the OSSA 11 editors:?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:21:01 +0000 Dave Johnston 4920 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Who is Viola Desmond? Get to know an important civil rights pioneer http://www.nnwanx.icu/who-viola-desmond-get-know-important-civil-rights-pioneer-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This week, the Government of Canada announced that Viola Desmond (1914-1965) will be featured on the new ten dollar bill in 2018. Who is Viola Desmond? Here are some facts and resources to help you get to know her and her important story.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:20:19 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4918 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Ash and Oil: Fort MacMurray residents start to rebuild after wildfire http://www.nnwanx.icu/ash-and-oil-fort-macmurray-residents-start-rebuild-after-wildfire <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Fort McMurray residents were forced to flee a huge wildfire that destroyed much of their city in Canada’s Alberta province in May 2016. About 88,000 residents were evacuated from the oil-rich region during the fire, the costliest natural disaster in Canada’s history. More than a month later, some returned (<a href="http://email.nfb.ca/mail/RLS?mid=1654162004&amp;guid=61ld03ep019PawPyaDg&amp;lid=20107705&amp;s=1" target="_blank">Ash and Oil</a> [9 min.]) to pick up the pieces and resume their lives.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:02:45 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4913 at http://www.nnwanx.icu A social networking site is not an open access repository http://www.nnwanx.icu/social-networking-site-not-open-access-repository <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h1>A social networking site is not an open access repository</h1> <blockquote><p><em>“What’s the difference between ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and the institutional repository, <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/"><strong>Scholarship@UWindsor</strong></a>?”</em></p> <p><em>“I put my papers in ResearchGate, is that enough for the open access policy?</em></p></blockquote></div></div></div> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:29:56 +0000 Mita Williams 4911 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarian Research Series http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarian-research-series <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The<a href="/sites/default/files/files/LRS2016(1).JPG"> 2016-2017 Librarian Research Series (LRS) </a>was launched in September. The LRS provides the opportunity for the library and campus community to hear more about the exciting, innovative, and diverse research projects being undertaken by the librarians of the University of Windsor. This semester, we have five presentations from members of the Leddy Library community:</p> <p>September 30, 2016 Pascal Calarco<br /> New Competencies for eResearch</p></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:43:24 +0000 Selinda Berg 4909 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Open Access Week 2016 Events (Oct 24th-28th) http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week-2016-events-oct-24th-28th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library invites you to our Open Access Week 2016 events. Open Access Week (October 24 - 28th) is a global event now entering its eighth year. This international event is an opportunity for researchers around the world to continue to learn about the benefits of Open Access, to share their experience with colleagues, and to help improve access to scholarship and research around the world.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:45:47 +0000 Dave Johnston 4908 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWill Discover 2017 Submissions are Now Open! http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwill-discover-2017-submissions-are-now-open <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>What Have You Discovered?</strong></p> <p>Submissions are now open! The UWill Discover conference is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your research or original creative work in a professional setting before your peers, faculty, and the public. Each presentation will be reviewed by expert faculty and guest respondents. Prizes will be awarded in many different categories!</p> <p>Students in?<em>any</em>?undergraduate discipline are eligible to participate in the UWill Discover conference.?You will present your research at the conference on March 31, 2017.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:40:16 +0000 Dave Johnston 4907 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Congratulations to Dr Susan Holbrook for her Governor General's Literary Award Nomination http://www.nnwanx.icu/congratulations-dr-susan-holbrook-her-governor-generals-literary-award-nomination <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library is thrilled to congratulate Dr Susan Holbrook (English) on her <a href="http://ggbooks.ca/books/poetry">Governor General's Literary Award nomination </a>for her poetry collection <a href="https://chbooks.com/Books/T/Throaty-Wipes">Throaty Wipes</a>.? We're very proud of her for this tremendous honour.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:58:22 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4906 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Vote for your favorite Leddy Research Question Competition selection for a chance to win! http://www.nnwanx.icu/vote-your-favorite-leddy-research-question-competition-selection-chance-win <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3><em>The 2016 Leddy Research Question Competition selections are now available and it's your chance to vote for your favourite question!</em></h3> <p>You can view and vote on this years questions here for a chance to win $50:?<a href="http://uwindsor.fluidsurveys.com/s/2016leddyrqc/">http://uwindsor.fluidsurveys.com/s/2016leddyrqc/</a></p> <p>This year's questions will be archived along with all of our past competitions?here: <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2016rqc/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc</a></p> <p>$50 prizes will be awarded in the following categories:</p></div></div></div> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:49:00 +0000 Dave Johnston 4905 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Search Issues http://www.nnwanx.icu/search-issues <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Many items the Library owns, including course reserves, are not currently showing up in our library search. We are aware of this issue and a fix is being worked on. If you know the title of the item you are looking for please contact the front desk directly and they may be able to help you. Normal service should be restored soon.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:04:58 +0000 Kristi Thompson 4902 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Research Question Competition Closes Sep 30th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-research-question-competition-closes-sep-30th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Research Question Competition closes on September 30th at the end of the day! So make sure you get your question in for a chance to win a 50$ prize! Just go to?<a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2016rqc/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2016rqc/</a> to enter.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:04:57 +0000 Dave Johnston 4897 at http://www.nnwanx.icu XKCD or Why we need science literacy - Computer Science Edition http://www.nnwanx.icu/xkcd-or-why-we-need-science-literacy-computer-science-edition <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>September 19-25 is <strong><a href="http://scienceliteracy.ca/">Science Literacy Week</a></strong> and we are celebrating it at the Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:23:23 +0000 Mita Williams 4893 at http://www.nnwanx.icu XKCD or Why we need science literacy : Mathematics Edition http://www.nnwanx.icu/xkcd-or-why-we-need-science-literacy-mathematics-edition <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>September 19-25 is <strong><a href="http://scienceliteracy.ca/">Science Literacy Week</a></strong> and we are celebrating it at the Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:03:46 +0000 Mita Williams 4892 at http://www.nnwanx.icu XKCD or Why we need science literacy : Biology and Chemistry Edition http://www.nnwanx.icu/xkcd-or-why-we-need-science-literacy-biology-and-chemistry-edition <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>September 19-25 is <strong><a href="http://scienceliteracy.ca/">Science Literacy Week</a></strong> and we are celebrating it at the Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:44:48 +0000 Mita Williams 4891 at http://www.nnwanx.icu XKCD or Why we need science literacy : Earth Sciences Edition http://www.nnwanx.icu/xkcd-or-why-we-need-science-literacy-earth-sciences-edition <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>September 19-25 is <strong><a href="http://scienceliteracy.ca/">Science Literacy Week</a></strong> and we are celebrating it at the Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:10:32 +0000 Mita Williams 4889 at http://www.nnwanx.icu XKCD or Why we need science literacy : Physics Edition http://www.nnwanx.icu/xkcd-or-why-we-need-science-literacy-physics-edition <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>September 19-25 is <strong><a href="http://scienceliteracy.ca/">Science Literacy Week</a></strong> and we are celebrating it at the Leddy Library.</p> <p>There are many reasons to be literate in the sciences. One good reason is to have, on-hand, the ability to ask good questions when reading dramatic news headlines. On the first floor of the main building of the Leddy Library, you can find a display on this topic by <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/staff/selinda-berg">Selinda Berg</a>, liaison librarian for <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/chemistry">Chemistry and Biochemistry</a>.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:11:18 +0000 Mita Williams 4888 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library Research Question Competition 2016 is here! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-research-question-competition-2016-here <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3>Welcome to the 2016?Leddy Library Research Question Competition!</h3> <p>Is there something you're curious about? Do you have an interesting, engaging or even amusing research question? If so submit it to the Leddy Library Research Question Competition for a chance to win one of three 50$ prizes!</p> <h4>When is it?</h4> <p><em>Submissions are open from September 12th - 30th.</em></p></div></div></div> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:06:20 +0000 Dave Johnston 4881 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Humanities Week Events from September 12-16th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/humanities-week-events-september-12-16th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Thanks to the support of the President’s Office and the grand success of last year’s <strong>“Why Humanities” </strong>Week, we are very excited to announce that Humanities Week will take place September 12-16<sup>th</sup>!<strong> </strong>In a popular repeat from last year’s event, students will have an opportunity to win a semester of free tuition by submitting their take on<strong> </strong><em><strong>What do the Humanities Mean to You</strong></em><strong>?</strong> Entrants are asked to produce a video, essay, poem or proclamation outlining the importance and value of the humanities.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:36:39 +0000 Dave Johnston 4880 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Fall 2016 Leddy Library Reading Challenge! http://www.nnwanx.icu/fall-2016-leddy-library-reading-challenge <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>The Fall 2016 Leddy Library Reading Challenge </strong>is a social group for ALL members of the University of Windsor community. Meetings are every Tuesday from 3-4 p.m. until the beginning of December!</p> <p>The main objective of this group is to create a larger sense of community on campus while allowing for students, faculty, and library staff to share a social-academic space for critical thinking and literature review.</p> <p>Still not certain this group is for you - well how about some incentive to start reading?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:48:49 +0000 Stacey Zip 4879 at http://www.nnwanx.icu BlackLivesCDNSyllabus - Available at Leddy http://www.nnwanx.icu/blacklivescdnsyllabus-available-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><blockquote><p dir="ltr">Sorry state of ill-informed and decontextualized debate on <a href="https://twitter.com/BLM_TO">@BLM_TO</a> necessitates a <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BlackLivesCDNSyllabus?src=hash">#BlackLivesCDNSyllabus</a>. Suggestions? cc: <a href="https://twitter.com/ABRNetwork">@ABRNetwork</a></p> <p>— Anthony Morgan (@AnthonyNMorgan) <a href="https://twitter.com/AnthonyNMorgan/status/750367967255207936">July 5, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <p>?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:41:04 +0000 Mita Williams 4871 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Google Scholar links to library resources restored http://www.nnwanx.icu/google-scholar-links-library-resources-restored <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Linking between?Google Scholar?and?the library's resources has been restored. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for the disruption.</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:12:43 +0000 Dave Johnston 4866 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Notice: Google Scholar & Library Resource Problems http://www.nnwanx.icu/notice-google-scholar-library-resource-problems <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This notice?is for users who are attempting to access library resources through?Google Scholar. Unfortunately at this time users will be unable to link to the library's?electronic resources?from Google Scholar. This is a priority issue and we hope to see service restored soon. In the meantime, you can continue to find resources through the following platforms:</p> <p>The library's search interface: <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/one-stop-search">http://led.uwindsor.ca/one-stop-search</a></p></div></div></div> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:31:29 +0000 Dave Johnston 4864 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Elsevier Acqusition of SSRN http://www.nnwanx.icu/elsevier-acqusition-ssrn <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On May 17th publishing giant <a href="https://www.elsevier.com/connect/ssrn-the-leading-social-science-and-humanities-repository-and-online-community-joins-elsevier">Elsevier announced</a> it had acquired the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).?This potentially marks a?major change in scholarly communications landscape and is the first time a large academic publisher has stepped into the repository landscape. The stated benefits of this change include potential integration with existing platforms such as Scopus and the Mendely -?another relatively recent purchase by Elsevier.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 27 May 2016 14:42:36 +0000 Dave Johnston 4859 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWindsor history project traces career of pioneer black athlete http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwindsor-history-project-traces-career-pioneer-black-athlete <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2016-04-18/uwindsor-history-project-traces-career-pioneer-black-athlete">Read the Full Story at the Daily News</a></p> <p>A retrospective on the career of a Chatham athlete who broke multiple racial barriers in the early 20th century will be featured on the Leddy Library’s?<a href="http://cdigs.uwindsor.ca/drupal/">Centre for Digital Scholarship</a>?website in 2017.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:19:24 +0000 Dave Johnston 4808 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Limited-Term Information Services Librarian (Nursing Liaison) http://www.nnwanx.icu/limited-term-information-services-librarian-nursing-liaison <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library invites applications for a 12-month limited-term?Information Services Librarian – Nursing Liaison?position commencing?as early as July 1, 2016.?Rank will be commensurate with experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. For more information<a href="http://athena.uwindsor.ca/units/vpacademic/recruitment/forms.nsf/main/1A148D3F2726ECDB85257F800064A5D9?OpenDocument"> please visit the job posting</a><strong>.?</strong></p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:32:11 +0000 Dave Johnston 4802 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWill Discover Conference is Tuesday the 29th! Check it out http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwill-discover-conference-tuesday-check-it-out <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>UWill?Discover 2016 will take place?March 29, 2016?Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre. All of the conference information including program, registration, and even the videos of our keynote panel are available at?<strong><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2016/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2016/</a></strong>.?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:14:34 +0000 Dave Johnston 4801 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Black Lives Matter - A Reading List http://www.nnwanx.icu/black-lives-matter-reading-list <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>To celebrate Black History Month, the Leddy Library is sharing<a href="http://www.left-bank.com/black-lives-matter"> The Left Bank Books` Black Lives Matter Reading List.</a> The Left Bank Books bookstore is located in St. Louis, Missouri.</p> <blockquote><p>This is a community curated list of books, poems, articles and blog posts that explore race, not only in St. Louis, but America as a whole. By no means a full comprehensive list, here are a few to get you started on the trail of understanding what's happening.</p></blockquote></div></div></div> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:46:34 +0000 Mita Williams 4752 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Windsor's Football Past: Assumption College 1915 http://www.nnwanx.icu/windsors-football-past-assumption-college-1915 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Assumption College Football Players c.1915</p> <p>Did you know that the history of Purple Raider and Lancer Athletics goes as far back as the early 1900’s? To learn more about the history of athletics at our university, please visit the <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/swoda/">Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive</a> brought to you by Scholarship @Uwindsor</p> <p>- Jasna Cakmak</p> <p>?</p> <p>The second of our college football songs for the week!<br /><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/songs.JPG" /></p> </div></div></div> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:12:24 +0000 Dave Johnston 4751 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Super Bowl Week: Windsor Football from the Digital Archives http://www.nnwanx.icu/super-bowl-week-windsor-football-digital-archives <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Assumption College Football Players c.1951</strong></p> <p>Founded in 1857, Assumption University was the parent institution of the University of Windsor that we know today. Football was part of the athletic life of Assumption College just as it is today at the University of Windsor. Leading up to the Super Bowl this weekend, we'll be sharing some pictures and tidbits from Windsor's football past!</p></div></div></div> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:23:21 +0000 Dave Johnston 4750 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Check the Public History 497 Digital Archive! http://www.nnwanx.icu/check-public-history-497-digital-archive <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Public History 497 Digital Archive at the University of Windsor brings together thematically organized digitized archival materials from the Leddy Library that capture part of the unique history of Windsor &amp; Essex County. Students in the class selected materials on various topics, worked to digitize those materials and build an online exhibit using the <a href="http://omeka.org/">Omeka</a>?digital exhibits software, and also contributed their unique historical scholarship to bring these items to life.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:04:18 +0000 Dave Johnston 4747 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Good reads at Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/good-reads-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>For this month's installment of shared reading lists we have Leddy Library's own Yvonne Arnowitz who was kind enough to share some of her favourite good reads with us!</p> <h2> <strong>Fiction</strong></h2> <p>It’s always great to go back to the classics and revisit a forgotten time or place:</p></div></div></div> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:50:42 +0000 Mita Williams 4746 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWill Discover Reminder: Get your submissions in today http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwill-discover-reminder-get-your-submissions-today <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Hi everyone! Just a reminder that you should try to get your submissions for the conference in today if possible.</p> <p>UWill Discover is Windsor's campus wide undergraduate conferences and accepts submissions of all types from all departments and faculties.?</p> <p>Submission is easy - just head over to the website, hit submit and tell us about your proposal.</p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2016/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2016/</a></p> <p>Questions can be directed to Simon Du Toit?at?<a href="mailto:sdutoit@uwindsor.ca">sdutoit@uwindsor.ca</a></p></div></div></div> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:03:55 +0000 Dave Johnston 4744 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library hosts bilingual travelling exhibition, Ontario’s Francophonie: Then and Now http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-hosts-bilingual-travelling-exhibition-ontario-francophonie-then-and-now <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>The University of Windsor's? Leddy Library hosts bilingual travelling exhibition, </strong><strong><em>Ontario’s Francophonie: Then and Now</em></strong></p> <p><strong>?</strong></p> <p>The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library is proud to host the bilingual exhibition <em>Ontario’s Francophonie: Then and Now </em>until February 19, 2016. Visitors can delve into 400 years of French presence in Ontario, from Samuel de Champlain to today.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 16:42:57 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4742 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Submit a Proposal to UWill Discover by Jan 15th http://www.nnwanx.icu/submit-proposal-uwill-discover-jan-15th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Hello everyone and happy new year!</p> <p>The deadline for submissions to the 2<sup>nd</sup> UWill Discover Undergraduate Research Conference is <strong>January 15<sup>th</sup></strong>. UWill Discover accepts submissions from students from all faculties and departments. It is a great opportunity to get experience presenting research in a professional setting for the whole campus, enjoy a great lunch, and a chance to meet other students researchers, faculty and staff across campus.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:51:26 +0000 Dave Johnston 4741 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Reusable Leddy Library Book Bags now available http://www.nnwanx.icu/reusable-leddy-library-book-bags-now-available <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Check out these lovely Leddy Library reusable book bags. Small bags are $3.00 and large are $4.00. Available for purchase at the circulation desk. Get yours now!</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:13:43 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4740 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy's hidden stash of awesome books http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddys-hidden-stash-awesome-books <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>It's getting<em> so close</em> to December Holiday Recess which means more time for reading! University of Windsor student Nabila Sharieff has kindly shared with us some of her choices of awesome books that you can find at Leddy for your own reading pleasure.</p> <p>And if you are interesting in sharing your list of favourite books and other treasures of the Leddy, <a href="mailto:mita@uwindsor.ca?subject=I%20would%20like%20to%20recommend%20some%20books%20found%20at%20Leddy">please send them our way</a> for sharing.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:35:56 +0000 Mita Williams 4739 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Writing Centre closes for the fall term on Dec 12th http://www.nnwanx.icu/writing-centre-closes-fall-term-dec-12th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>For anyone seeking writing help this term, December?12th will be the last day the Writing Centre is open until the new semester starts.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:08:51 +0000 Dave Johnston 4738 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Food for Fines at Leddy: Dec 1 - Dec 22 http://www.nnwanx.icu/food-fines-leddy-dec-1-dec-22 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Help Support the University of Windsor Student Food Bank and reduce your library fines by donating non-perishable, UNEXPIRED food items at Leddy?Library's Information Desk. For each itme that you donate, you'll receive $2 off your fines, up to 50$ per person.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:01:06 +0000 Dave Johnston 4736 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Library Partners with Biology faculty and students to publish a new open access book on Epigenetics http://www.nnwanx.icu/library-partners-biology-faculty-and-students-publish-new-open-access-book-epigenetics <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2015-11-24/genetic-influence-life-experiences-subject-collaborative-book">From the Daily News Story</a></p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/emergingscholarspress/1/">Check out the book here</a></p> <p>A unique collaboration between professor Michael Crawford in the Department of Biological Sciences, students enrolled in his Epigenetics course, and the Leddy Library’s Centre for Digital Scholarship, has led to the publication of a new book exploring the way our genes relate to our experiences of life.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:08:19 +0000 Dave Johnston 4735 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Abstract Workshops and Submitting a Proposal to UWill Discover http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwilldiscover-submissions <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> How to Submit a Proposal to UWill Discover!</h3> <p>The UWill Discover conference is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your research or original creative work in a professional setting before your peers, faculty, and the public. Each presentation will be reviewed by expert faculty and guest respondents. Prizes will be awarded in many different categories!</p></div></div></div> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:05:36 +0000 Dave Johnston 4732 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWill Discover 2016 is now open for proposals! http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwill-discover-2016-now-open-proposals <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The <strong>UWill Discover</strong> conference is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their research or original creative work in a professional setting before peers, faculty, and the public.</p> <p>Each presentation will be reviewed by expert faculty and guest respondents to award prizes in many different categories.</p> <p>Students in any undergraduate discipline are eligible to participate:</p></div></div></div> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:33:08 +0000 Dave Johnston 4731 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Research Question Competition: We Have Our Winners! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-research-question-competition-we-have-our-winners <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> We Have Our Winners!</h3> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2015rqc/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2015rqc/</a></p> <p>Congratulations to the winners in this year's <em>Leddy Research Question Competition</em> and thank you again to everyone who participated and voted!</p></div></div></div> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:38:40 +0000 Dave Johnston 4730 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Important hours change November 8th 2015 http://www.nnwanx.icu/important-hours-change-november-8th-2015 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Please note that on November 8th the library will be opened at <strong>11am - 2am </strong>due to a power outage. The normal library hours for Sunday are 10am - 2am but will be altered ONLY ON NOVEMBER 8th. The library webpage hours widget will be <strong>incorrect</strong> for that day.</p> <p>Leddy Library</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:23:58 +0000 Dave Johnston 4729 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Voting for the 2015 Leddy Research Question Competition Closes Friday! http://www.nnwanx.icu/voting-2015-leddy-research-question-competition-closes-friday <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Have you noticed our colourful signs on campus? The Leddy Library Research Question Competition is hoping you will visit our website and cast your vote for the most popular question. You can read all the questions here:</p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2015rqc/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2015rqc/</a></p> <p>The winning question gets $50, and one randomly selected question also will win $50.? In addition, one randomly selected voter will win $50.? That could be you!</p></div></div></div> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:23:00 +0000 Dave Johnston 4726 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Research Piracy Underscores the Need for Open Access http://www.nnwanx.icu/research-piracy-underscores-need-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><style type="text/css"> <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ #quote {background: #E0FFFF; border-top: 1px solid #837E7C; border-bottom: 1px solid #837E7C; padding: 5px 5px 5px 5px;} #intro {background: #E0FFFF; border-top: 1px solid #837E7C; border-bottom: 1px solid #837E7C; padding: 5px 5px 5px 5px;} /*--><!]]]]><![CDATA[>*/ /*--><!]]>*/ </style><div id="quote"> <blockquote><p>"Basically you tweet out a link to the paper that you need, with the hashtag and then your email address," she told BBC Trending radio. "And someone will respond to your email and send it to you."</p></blockquote></div></div></div></div> Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:58:59 +0000 Dave Johnston 4725 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Keep up with the latest Open Access Research From UWindsor on Twitter http://www.nnwanx.icu/keep-latest-open-access-research-uwindsor-twitter <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>If you're interested easily keeping up with the latest open access research coming out of the University of Windsor you can now follow <a class="DashboardProfileCard-screennameLink u-linkComplex u-linkClean" href="https://twitter.com/LeddyLibrary">@LeddyLibrary</a> on Twitter. Our little bot will be letting our followers know about new articles, books, images, theses and dissertations and other works that are being added to <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca">Scholarship at UWindsor</a>.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:51:56 +0000 Dave Johnston 4724 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Explore UWindsor's Past Through the Purple & White! http://www.nnwanx.icu/explore-purple-and-white <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>One of the interesting aspects of developing open access digital collections is the opportunity to bring new life to publications that have a unique local connection. As part of the Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive (<a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/swoda/">SWODA</a>) the library has begun to publish works delving into the history of the University of Windsor.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:53:44 +0000 Dave Johnston 4723 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Vote for your Favourite Leddy Research Question for a chance to win! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-rqc-2015-vote <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> 2015 Leddy Research Question Competition Finalists?</h3> <p>The finalists in the 2015 Leddy Library Research Question Competition have been selected?and <strong>posted <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/leddyrqc/2015rqc/">here</a> </strong>and will soon be visible on posters around campus!</p> <p>Thank you to everyone who submitted a questions this year! The committee had some difficult decisions to make.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:21:10 +0000 Dave Johnston 4721 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Open Access Week 2015: Oct 19-25 http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week-2015 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>October 19th - 25th is Internation Open Access Week. It is an opportunity to draw attention to the need for free online access to publicly funded research and the ways in which institutions like the University of Windsor are making this a reality. When an article, book or other work is available open access, that means that anyone, anywhere can download it freely online.?</p></div></div></div> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:59:34 +0000 Dave Johnston 4720 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Access to Databases for Alumni! http://www.nnwanx.icu/access-databases-alumni <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>UWindsor?alumni?who are interested in accessing some of the library's electronic research collections can now do so through the <em><strong>alumni a-to-z list</strong></em>.</p> <p>Databases listed on<strong> <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/atoz-alumni">http://www.nnwanx.icu/atoz-alumni</a></strong>?are accessible by alumni while off campus by logging in with their UWin ID and password.?</p> <p>For more information on services for alumni at the library please visit:?<a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/services-alumni">http://www.nnwanx.icu/services-alumni</a>.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:05:15 +0000 Dave Johnston 4719 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Research Question Competition Open until Wed the 7th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-research-question-competition-open-until-wed-7th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> Welcome to the 2015 Leddy Library Research Question Competition!</h3> <p>Is there something you're curious about? Do you have an interesting, engaging or even amusing research question? If so submit it to the Leddy Library Research Question Competition for a chance to win one of three 50$ prizes!</p> <h4> When is it?</h4> <p><em>Submissions have been extended until October 7th!</em></p></div></div></div> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:01:09 +0000 Dave Johnston 4714 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History http://www.nnwanx.icu/great-lakes-journal-undergraduate-history <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History recently published its third volume and continues to showcase high quality undergraduate research in history from the Great Lakes region. The journal is run by undergraduate students from the Department of History with the support of faculty and the Leddy Library. The latest volume can is freely available online here:</p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/gljuh/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/gljuh/</a></p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:26:30 +0000 Dave Johnston 4713 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Discover your Author Dashboard in Scholarship at UWindsor! http://www.nnwanx.icu/discover-your-author-dashboard-scholarship-uwindsor <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> Your Personal Author Dashboard in Scholarship at UWindsor.</h3> <p>Everyone who has a work uploaded in Scholarship at UWindsor?whether it is a thesis, dissertation, journal article or other work can use their Author dashboard to learn more about how their work in Scholarship at UWindsor is being accessed. The Author Dashboard provides information about download counts, geographic locations of downloads, and even information about which institutions (education, commercial and more) are accessing your work. To find out more check out the video below:</p></div></div></div> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 19:11:18 +0000 Dave Johnston 4708 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Enter the 2015 Leddy Research Question Competition for a chance to win 50$! http://www.nnwanx.icu/enter-2015-leddy-research-question-competition-chance-win-50 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> Leddy?Library Research Question Competition 2015</h3> <h4> What is it</h4> <p>Do you wonder whether science will ever produce 3D-printed replacements for human organs? Are you curious as to why cats rule the internet? Indulge your curiosity!</p> <p>The Leddy Library?<strong>Research Question Competition</strong>?invites you to submit your insightful, innovative, inspiring, or even humorous question for a chance to win $50!</p> <h4> When is it?</h4> <p>The Leddy Library Research Question Competition is open from Monday September 14th - 30th!</p></div></div></div> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:15:04 +0000 Dave Johnston 4707 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Visual Entanglements: Photography in Comics. Lecture by Dr. Nancy Pedri (Memorial University). http://www.nnwanx.icu/visual-entanglements-photography-comics-lecture-dr-nancy-pedri-memorial-university <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="http://www1.uwindsor.ca/hrg/system/files/humanitiesWeekTitle.png" /></p> <p>Welcome to the Humanities Research Group 2015-2016 Season! We are so excited for the first lecture of <strong>{WHY?] h[U]manities week</strong>.</p> <p><strong>What:</strong> <em>Visual Entanglements: Photography in Comics</em>, a lecture by Dr. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/nancy.pedri">Nancy Pedri</a> of Memorial University.<br /><strong>Where:</strong> Hoffman Auditorium, Iona College, University of Windsor<br /><strong>When</strong><strong>:</strong> Tuesday, September 15 at 4pm</p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:49:22 +0000 Stacey Zip 4706 at http://www.nnwanx.icu All Proquest products will be unavailable for 8 hours starting Saturday August 8 at 10:00pm http://www.nnwanx.icu/all-proquest-products-will-be-unavailable-8-hours-starting-saturday-august-8-1000pm <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On Saturday, August 8, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of your products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time and will last for eight (8) hours. During this time, access to <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/platform/proquest">the Proquest databases</a> that Leddy subscribes to will not be available. You can find a list of these databases at : <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/platform/proquest">http://www.nnwanx.icu/platform/proquest</a></p> </div></div></div> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:28:18 +0000 Mita Williams 4695 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Trial: Early American Newspapers Series 1, 1690-1876 http://www.nnwanx.icu/trial-early-american-newspapers-series-1-1690-1876 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>30 day Trial: June 18 – July 17</p> <p>Series 1 offers 340,000 issues from over 730 historical American titles. Focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries, this online collection is based on Clarence S. Brigham’s “History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820” and other authoritative bibliographies.</p> <p>Please direct comments to Heidi Jacobs (<a href="mailto:hjacobs@uwindsor.ca">hjacobs@uwindsor.ca</a>)</p></div></div></div> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:42:52 +0000 Dave Johnston 4684 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Access to RefWorks will end in August, 2015 http://www.nnwanx.icu/access-refworks-will-end-august-2015 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library has provided access to the RefWorks citation management system through a consortial arrangement with the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). This contract will no longer be renewed by OCUL.</p> <p> As such, all access to RefWorks via the Leddy Library will cease. We urge users of RefWorks to export their references by August, 2015 because after this time it will no longer be possible to do so.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:21:43 +0000 Mita Williams 4681 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Importance of Collecting Open Access Content at the Institutional Level http://www.nnwanx.icu/importance-collecting-open-access-content-institutional-level <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The library has a long history of collecting research at the institutional level. We have a responsibility for the collection of our graduate theses and dissertations. We have also always collected faculty publications albeit through subscriptions. However the emergence of open access means that we have begun to collect faculty content in a way that we didn't have to previously.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 27 May 2015 20:06:14 +0000 Dave Johnston 4678 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Publishers and Open Access Article Posting Policies http://www.nnwanx.icu/publishers-and-open-access-article-posting-policies <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>When talking about open access and the new Tri-Council and Windsor policies with faculty (<a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/university-windsor-senate-passes-open-access-policy">http://www.nnwanx.icu/university-windsor-senate-passes-open-access-policy</a>) there are some common questions we encounter. We are <a href="open-access-faq">developing an FAQ</a>, however in this post I'd like to address the question of author rights, publishing and article posting policies.?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 15 May 2015 15:09:54 +0000 Dave Johnston 4676 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Login to Scholarship at UWindsor with your UWIN ID http://www.nnwanx.icu/login-scholarship-uwindsor-your-uwin-id <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>New and existing users of our institutional repository from the University of Windsor can now login to Scholarship at UWindsor with their existing UWIN ID and password! This makes it easier for you to get started and to continue to add content to the repository. Existing accounts made with your UWIN ID will automatically be synced on first login.?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 14 May 2015 20:40:08 +0000 Dave Johnston 4675 at http://www.nnwanx.icu University of Windsor Senate Passes Open Access Policy http://www.nnwanx.icu/university-windsor-senate-passes-open-access-policy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> University of Windsor Senate Passes Open Access Policy?</h3></div></div></div> Mon, 11 May 2015 16:40:44 +0000 Dave Johnston 4674 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Met Hospital School of Nursing Digital Archive Launched http://www.nnwanx.icu/met-hospital-school-nursing-digital-archive-launched <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://wrhmetnursingarchives.ca/">http://wrhmetnursingarchives.ca</a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:02:25 +0000 Dave Johnston 4673 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Varieties of Open Access http://www.nnwanx.icu/varieties-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oZBuRxGUBWM" width="560"></iframe></p> <p>There are a variety of ways in which authors can make their research available open access. As authors you are not simply restricted to trying to use a small set of journals that may not suit your research. This video discusses the variety of options for making research available OA. More more detail information please visit <a href="open-access">www.nnwanx.icu/open-access</a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:05:11 +0000 Dave Johnston 4672 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Strategies for Sharing Your Research http://www.nnwanx.icu/strategies-sharing-your-research <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nm3L7CJqGmU" width="420"></iframe></p></div></div></div> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:41:25 +0000 Dave Johnston 4668 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Graduate and Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences now online! http://www.nnwanx.icu/student-philosophy-conferences <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On March 28th?the University of Windsor hosted the<strong> Essays of Significance</strong> and <strong>Critical Reflections</strong> graduate and undergraduate philosophy conferences. Thanks to the excellent work of organizers Katherine Sulatycki?and Erin Plumb who made this possible. Participants for both the undergrad and graduate conference came from Canada, the United States and even several participants from overseas.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:45:21 +0000 Dave Johnston 4664 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Altmetrics and Scholarship at UWindsor http://www.nnwanx.icu/altmetrics-and-scholarship-uwindsor <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Alternative metrics and article level metrics allow you to get a clearer sense of the impact of your research on the web in the social media spehere. Scholarship at UWindsor is connected to the Altmetrics (the company) to easily connect researchers to a snapshot of the social influence of their work. Check out the first Scholarship at UWindsor in a minute video below to find out more. For more about using Scholarship at UWindsor check out:</p> <p><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholarship-uwindsor-guides">http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholarship-uwindsor-guides</a></p> <p>?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:39:54 +0000 Dave Johnston 4660 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Rediscover UWill Discover! http://www.nnwanx.icu/rediscover-uwill-discover <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Even though the first annual UWill Discover Undergraduate Research Conference has come and gone you can still check out videos and text of all the great presentations, posters, and performances at?<a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2015/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2015/</a>. Check out the great work your colleagues are doing. Scholarship at UWindsor?by is the platform that showcases and preserves Windsor research and creative activity.?</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:36:29 +0000 Dave Johnston 4659 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Interruption of Online Services at Leddy Library - Updated:Saturday, March 28th 2:27pm http://www.nnwanx.icu/interruption-online-services-leddy-library-updatedsaturday-march-28th-227pm <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Saturday March 28, 2015 2:28pm</p> <p>The internet and printing is now up and running at the Leddy Library.</p> <p>?</p> <p>Saturday March 28, 2015 10:08am</p> <p>The internet is up and running.? Printing is available at the IT Consultant desk at Information.</p> <p>?</p></div></div></div> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:04:23 +0000 Yvonne Arnowitz 4657 at http://www.nnwanx.icu UWill Discover - Tues March 24th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/uwill-discover-tues-march-24th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>UWill Discover - the first annual University of Windsor Undergraduate Research Conference – is a one-day event in which undergraduate students at the University of Windsor can present their research and creative work to their fellow students, their friends and family, and the world! Be sure to check out all the videos, posters and abstracts from our presenters.</p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2015/">Videos, Digital Posters and Abstracts</a></p></div></div></div> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:50:57 +0000 Dave Johnston 4653 at http://www.nnwanx.icu WSO: Dreyer's Joan of Arc & the HRG Mar. 28th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/wso-dreyers-joan-arc-hrg-mar-28th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3><strong>THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC</strong> &amp; The Humanities Research Group (HRG)</h3> <p class="rtejustify">Maestro Franz, Windsor International Film Festival Director Vincent Georgie and Professor of Theatre Erica Stevens Abbitt invite WSO ticketholders to join them for a free pre-show discussion about the power and significance of Dreyer’s 1928 film on the life and death of Joan – martyr, rebel, victim and saint. ?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:52:52 +0000 Tom Haennel 4650 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Climb new heights at The Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/climb-new-heights-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The good people of University of Windsor's Employee Engagement &amp; Development have just issued <strong>you </strong>a challenge: <a href="http://www1.uwindsor.ca/engagementanddevelopment/takethestairs">How many stairs can you climb in 20 days? Enough to reach the peak of Mount Everest? How about Mont Tremblant?</a></p> <p>If you are looking for a good place to start stair climbing on March 11th, you could do well by trekking the heights of Leddy Library.? The stairs from the basement to the 4th floor of our Main Building is made up of 90 steps, or 7.5 flights.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:25:16 +0000 Mita Williams 4649 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Database Trial: Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War (until April 3, 2015) http://www.nnwanx.icu/database-trial-trench-journals-and-unit-magazines-first-world-war-until-april-3-2015 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3 class="ltr"> We have a limited trial to ProQuest's?<a href="http://search.proquest.com/trenchjournals?accountid=14789">Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War.</a>??This trial is valid until April 3, 2015. ?</h3> <h2 class="ltr"> <a href="http://search.proquest.com/trenchjournals?accountid=14789">Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War</a></h2></div></div></div> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:39:26 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4648 at http://www.nnwanx.icu HRG Presents: Francoise Baylis - Thurs. Mar. 5th and Fri. Mar. 6th! http://www.nnwanx.icu/hrg-presents-francoise-baylis-thurs-mar-5th-and-fri-mar-6th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p class="rtejustify"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/BaylisProfileshotsborder.jpg" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">The Humanities Research Group and the University of Windsor welcomes <a href="http://www.dal.ca/sites/noveltechethics/our-people/francoise-baylis.html" target="_blank">Dr. Francoise Baylis</a> for two events this week:</p> <p class="rtejustify"><strong>An Eve</strong><strong>ning with Dr. Francoise Baylis</strong> - Thurs. March 5th, 7p.m. @ McPherson Lounge and a <strong>Bioethics Seminar with Dr. Baylis </strong>- Fri., March 6th, 10a.m. @ McPherson Lounge.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:36:20 +0000 Stacey Zip 4644 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice goes open access! http://www.nnwanx.icu/windsor-yearbook-access-justice-goes-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Windsor Yearbook of Access (WYAJ) to Justice Vol. 31 no. 1 is the first issue that is fully available online open access. This will allow WYAJ and its authors to engage with the widest possible audience. You can visit the journal here:?<a href="http://ojs.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/WYAJ">http://ojs.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/WYAJ</a></p></div></div></div> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:29:19 +0000 Dave Johnston 4643 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Generate a list with call numbers using Zotero http://www.nnwanx.icu/generate-list-call-numbers-using-zotero <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Sometimes the best features of the software you use are still waiting to be discovered - even after years of use. TIL (that's Internet lingo for Today I Learned) that Zotero has the option <a href="http://zotero-manual.github.io/zotero-manual/citations#reports">to generate simple reports for list making and other simple pleasures.</a></p> <p>So, if you wanted to print out a list of your books in Zotero sorted by call-number, you can add the column that contains it by clicking the little icon in the top right corner of the middle Zotero panel:</p></div></div></div> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:24:31 +0000 Mita Williams 4642 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Canadian Open Access Policy Released http://www.nnwanx.icu/canadian-open-access-policy-released <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Tri-Council open access mandate has been released meaning that Canadians and people around the world will have free online access to research funded by NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR. More details below:</p> <p><a href="http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&amp;n=415B5097-1">http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&amp;n=415B5097-1</a></p> </div></div></div> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:07:51 +0000 Dave Johnston 4641 at http://www.nnwanx.icu February is Black History Month http://www.nnwanx.icu/february-black-history-month <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h1>Black History Month is Here!</h1> <p>Check out these resources from Leddy Library on Black History:</p></div></div></div> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:13:17 +0000 Tom Haennel 4639 at http://www.nnwanx.icu IBISWorld Industry Reports http://www.nnwanx.icu/ibisworld-industry-reports <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/ibisworld"><strong>http://led.uwindsor.ca/ibisworld</strong></a></p> <p>For the month of February, faculty and students will have trial access to IBISWorld Industry Reports. These reports cover both American and Canadian industries. If you have any questions or feedback about this service, please contact: Katharine Ball (<a href="mailto:kball@uwindsor.ca">kball@uwindsor.ca</a>)</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:32:21 +0000 Katharine Ball 4635 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Information Services Tenure-Track Librarian @ Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/information-services-tenure-track-librarian-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The University of Windsor’s Leddy Library invites applications for an Information Services Tenure-Track Librarian position commencing as early as May 1, 2015. Intended to be filled at the Librarian I or Librarian II level, final rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and subject to final budgetary approval.?</p> <p>The position description is available on the University of Windsor's <a href="http://athena.uwindsor.ca/units/vpacademic/recruitment/forms.nsf/main/8A6723272A8B2C7B85257DD90055ED63?OpenDocument">Faculty Recruitment website</a>.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:00:21 +0000 Dave Johnston 4634 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Lucy Formicuccia recognized with award for Excellence in Health and Safety http://www.nnwanx.icu/lucy-formicuccia-recognized-award-excellence-health-and-safety <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Congratulations to our own?Lucy Formicuccia, administrative assistant to the dean of the library, for winning the Excellence in Health and Safety Award! Everyone at Leddy?is lucky to have you here.</p> <p><a href="https://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2015-01-29/employee-contributions-receive-recognition">https://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2015-01-29/employee-contributions-receive-recognition</a></p> </div></div></div> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:55:10 +0000 Dave Johnston 4632 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Submit a Proposal to UWill Discover! http://www.nnwanx.icu/submit-proposal-uwill-discover <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The organizers of?<strong>UWill Discover</strong>—the first annual University of Windsor Undergraduate Research Conference—have issued a call for proposals from undergraduate students in all disciplines.</p> <p>An opportunity to showcase work in a professional setting before peers, faculty, and the community, the conference will take place over one day in March 2015. It will operate fully digitally, saving the costs of printing materials, and enabling work to be connected with interested readers around the world.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:20:30 +0000 Dave Johnston 4628 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Check out Routledge Handbooks Online 60 Day Trial http://www.nnwanx.icu/check-out-routledge-handbooks-online-60-day-trial <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The University of Windsor's 60 day free trial to?<em>Routledge Handbooks Online</em> is now active providing complete access to the platform at your institution until?12th?March 2015. Visit?<a href="https://www.routledgehandbooks.com">https://www.routledgehandbooks.com</a> to gain access.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:19:47 +0000 Dave Johnston 4625 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy says goodbye to long time Librarian and friend http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-says-goodbye-long-time-librarian-and-friend <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>We were sad to hear that Bill Jackson passed away on New Years Eve. Many of us have wonderful memories of Bill and will treasure them always. His obituary in the Windsor star can be found at the link below. </p> <p><a href="http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/windsorstar/obituary.aspx?n=william-jackson&amp;pid=173733210&amp;fhid=6757">http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/windsorstar/obituary.aspx?n=william-jackson&amp;pid=173733210&amp;fhid=6757</a></p> </div></div></div> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:34:14 +0000 Dave Johnston 4616 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Research Question Competition - We have our Winners! http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-question-winners <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Thanks again for everyone who participated and voted! We now have our winners.</p> <p>To find out more visit:</p> <p><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2014/leddyresearchquestion2014/">http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2014/leddyresearchquestion2014/</a></p> <p>Keep your eyes open for a chance to participate in the UWill Discover conference this spring!</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:59:46 +0000 Dave Johnston 4613 at http://www.nnwanx.icu First Year History Students Make Posters for Digital Archives http://www.nnwanx.icu/first-year-history-students-make-posters-digital-archives-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>First Year History Students Make Posters for Digital Archives</p> <p>In describing this assignment for his 43-110 class, Dr Adam Pole writes:</p></div></div></div> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:24:39 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4612 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Take a break and enjoy Leddy Cats! http://www.nnwanx.icu/take-break-and-enjoy-leddy-cats <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The exam period can be a gruelling time of year. Our cats want to help. Take a break and enjoy Leddy Cats and feel free to share your own.</p> <p><a href="http://leddy-library.tumblr.com/">http://leddy-library.tumblr.com/</a></p> <p>#Leddycats</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:51:50 +0000 Dave Johnston 4610 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Food for Fines is Back from Dec 1st - 14th http://www.nnwanx.icu/food-for-fines <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> Food For Fines</h3> <p>From Dec-1st - Dec 14th you can pay your library fines with canned goods!</p> <p>Help support the University of Windsor Student Food Bank and reduce your library fines by donating non-perishable, UNEXPIRED canned goods at Leddy Library's Circulation Desk. For each item that you donate, you'll receive $2 off your fines, up to $50 per person!</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:51:12 +0000 Dave Johnston 4609 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Vote for the Best Entry in the Leddy Library Research Question Competition for a chance to win! http://www.nnwanx.icu/research-questions-vote <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Thank you to everyone who submitted a question to the competition. We had a lot of excellent questions, and some tough decisions to make!</p> <p>The<strong> top 30</strong> research questions have now been chosen and you can?<strong><a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/uwilldiscover/2014/leddyresearchquestion2014/">view them here</a>?</strong>in the Scholarship at?UWindsor?repository.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:10:08 +0000 Dave Johnston 4606 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Scholarship at UWindsor Annual Report http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholarship-uwindsor-annual-report <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Another year has come and gone and the Scholarship at UWindsor institutional repository continues to grow, showcasing and providing open access to the research and creative activity from faculty members, graduates and undergraduates from around our campus. <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&amp;context=leddylibraryreports">Take a look at our annual report</a> to see the impact Windsor research is having around the world.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:37:14 +0000 Dave Johnston 4599 at http://www.nnwanx.icu In Honour of Remembrance Day: A Profile of the First World War Digital Archive http://www.nnwanx.icu/honour-remembrance-day-profile-first-world-war-digital-archive <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.firstworldwar.amdigital.co.uk/"><em>The First World War: Personal Experiences</em></a> from Adam Mattew is a wonderful collection of primary source documents drawn from archives across the globe. The documents are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:49:52 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4598 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Open Access Week 2014 is here! http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week-2014-here <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>International Open Access Week (October 20-26th is) is a global event in its eighth year which draws attention to the benefits of Open Access to research and seeks to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. To borrow from Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication , "Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:46 +0000 Dave Johnston 4580 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Rise of Informal Logic announced as vol 2 in WSIA open access book series http://www.nnwanx.icu/rise-informal-logic-announced-vol-2-wsia-open-access-book-series <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>CRRAR and the Leddy Library are pleased to announce Ralph Johnson's <a href="http://windsor.scholarsportal.info/omp/index.php/wsia/catalog/book/9">The Rise of Informal Logic</a> as volume 2 in the Windsor Studies in Argumentation (WSIA) open access monograph series. The first volume in the series, What do we Know About the World? Rhetorical and Argumentative Perspectives, was recently featured as the unglue.it project's Creative Commons<a href="https://unglue.it/work/139805/" target="_blank">?book of the day</a>.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:04:28 +0000 Dave Johnston 4562 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Geospatial data specialist Carina Xue Luo discusses food deserts with the Windsor Star http://www.nnwanx.icu/geospatial-data-specialist-carina-xue-luo-discusses-food-deserts-windsor-star <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Carina Xue Luo, geospatial data specialist at the <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/adc">Academic Data</a> Centre here at Leddy Library, had the opportunity discuss the issue of food deserts in Windsor with the <a href="http://blogs.windsorstar.com/news/local-research-suggests-many-in-windsor-still-lack-access-to-healthy-affordable-food">Windsor Star.</a> Her research indicates that "fewer than one in five people in Windsor live within walking distance of a grocery store".</p></div></div></div> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:49:26 +0000 Dave Johnston 4560 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Windsor Studies in Argumentation open access book is the unglueit book of the day! http://www.nnwanx.icu/windsor-studies-argumentation-open-access-book-unglueit-book-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Last fall the Leddy Library helped the philosophy department and CRRAR publish the first title in their open access monograph series, Windsor Studies in Argumentation (WSIA). That book, What do we Know about the World: Rhetorical and Argumentative Perspectives, is now featured as the unglueit <a href="https://unglue.it/work/139805/">creative commons book of the day</a>! Have a look! Book two in the series, the Rise of Informal Logic, will be out soon.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:44:02 +0000 Dave Johnston 4558 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The New Leddy Library Information Desk is now Open! http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-leddy-library-information-desk-now-open <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>It's open and it's beautiful! After many months, the wait is over! On July 31st, the Leddy Library opened its brand new "one stop shop" for students, staff and faculty. The desk includes services from 3 areas (reference, circulation and IT assistance) conveniently located as you enter the building. Joey Zhou, an HK grad student, is the first to use our brand new circulation desk! Yay!! Please drop by and check out our new area!</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:11:04 +0000 Dave Johnston 4557 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Canadian Tri-Agency Open Access Policy Feedback http://www.nnwanx.icu/canadian-tri-agency-open-access-policy-feedback <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The results of Canada's Tri-Agency open access policy consultation have been released and are <a href="http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/_doc/NSERC-CRSNG/NSERC-SSHRC-OpenAccess_e.pdf">available on their website</a>. Given the impact this policy will have on University of Windsor researchers, I'd like to provide a few comments on the policy and consultation results from a Windsor perspective.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:58:15 +0000 Dave Johnston 4547 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Avoiding Hijacked Journals and Predatory Publishers http://www.nnwanx.icu/avoiding-hijacked-journals-and-predatory-publishers <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Predatory publishers who attempt to take financial advantage of academics seeking a home for their research have been a <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/predatory-publishers-are-corrupting-open-access-1.11385">growing concern</a> in the scholarly publishing world. In a recent post from from <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/other-pages/hijacked-journals/">Scholarly Open Access</a>: Critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing, the issue predatory publishers and hijacked journals was raised. From the site:</p></div></div></div> Thu, 29 May 2014 15:19:15 +0000 Dave Johnston 4543 at http://www.nnwanx.icu JSTOR Global Plants n/a April 18, 6 pm - 10 pm http://www.nnwanx.icu/jstor-global-plants-na-april-18-6-pm-10-pm <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://plants.jstor.org/">JSTOR's Global Plants</a> database will undergo?routine maintenance?on Friday, April 18th, 2014. The?maintenance?will start at 3:00PM (PT) and last up to 4 hours.</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:04:49 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4535 at http://www.nnwanx.icu NFB: National Film Board academic access n/a off-campus http://www.nnwanx.icu/nfb-national-film-board-academic-access-na-campus <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Hello,</p> <p>NFB has changed how academic users may connect to the NFB website and as a result have broken access for off-campus users to their "Campus" material (free content still available) on the NFB site. Our apologies as we work on getting our access restored. Thank-you.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:53:59 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4530 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Drama Online http://www.nnwanx.icu/drama-online-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Dramaonline.jpg" /></p></div></div></div> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:48:59 +0000 Tom Haennel 4529 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscapes http://www.nnwanx.icu/romanticism-life-literature-landscapes <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Rombanner.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordsworth.jpg" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.romanticism.amdigital.co.uk/Default.aspx">Romanticism: Life, Literature &amp; Landscapes</a> offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to over 2,500 art pieces as well as documents, manuscripts, correspondence, and travel journals of ?William Wordsworth and his fellow writers.</p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>Virtual Resources</strong></p></div></div></div> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:11:18 +0000 Tom Haennel 4528 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Global Commodities Trade, Exploration & Cultural Exchange http://www.nnwanx.icu/global-commodities-trade-exploration-cultural-exchange <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Global.jpg" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalcommodities.amdigital.co.uk">Global Commodities Trade, Exploration &amp; Cultural Exchange</a> contains resources on the history of key commodities that have been exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. In addition to Interactive Charts, Maps and Data this resource include wide range of primary-source materials such as Original Records, Photographs, Maps and Advertisements.</p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>Chronology</strong></p></div></div></div> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:59:09 +0000 Tom Haennel 4526 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The First World War http://www.nnwanx.icu/first-world-war-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/FirstWorldWar.jpg" /></p></div></div></div> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:17:37 +0000 Tom Haennel 4525 at http://www.nnwanx.icu International Womens Day http://www.nnwanx.icu/international-womens-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wecandoit.jpg" /></p> <p><em>-"We Can Do It!" an American wartime propaganda poster produced by J. Howard Miller</em></p> <p>Today is International Women's Day. To emphasis the valuable contributions that women have had to Canada's history, and to the quality of our lives in the 21<sup>st</sup> century Leddy Library has created a subject guide to highlight some of the libraries resources on Women's History.</p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>Biographies</strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:13:37 +0000 Tom Haennel 4523 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Taylor & Francis Online Scheduled downtime March 1st - 2nd http://www.nnwanx.icu/taylor-francis-online-scheduled-downtime-march-1st-2nd <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Taylor &amp; Francis Online platform will undergo scheduled downtime.This will start on Saturday 1st March 2014 at 16:00 GMT and will end on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 08:00 GMT. Taylor &amp; Francis Online will be unavailable for a duration of 16 hours.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:19:09 +0000 Dave Johnston 4521 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Fall for a new book! Speed Reading event brings together book lovers this Saturday at Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/fall-new-book-speed-reading-event-brings-together-book-lovers-saturday-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Event Info:</p> <p>Speed Reading: Kind of like speed dating, but for book-lovin’ readers! An event hosted in collaboration with Broken City Lab and Leddy Library</p> <p> Date: Saturday March 1st, 2014 Time: 1:00pm Location: Space behind Williams Cafe, Leddy Library, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:07:22 +0000 Dave Johnston 4520 at http://www.nnwanx.icu BioOne undergoing maintenance Saturday March 1st, 2014 http://www.nnwanx.icu/bioone-undergoing-maintenance-saturday-march-1st-2014 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting?<strong>Saturday, 1 March 2014</strong>. Scheduled downtime will begin?at?<strong>11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (UTC-5)?and?may last up to 16 hours</strong>.?During this time content and services on? <a data-type="url" href="http://e2.ma/click/104wf/1ojkyf/d25r1b">bioone.org</a>?will be unavailable. ?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:42:11 +0000 Dave Johnston 4517 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Did you miss our Make a Blind Date with a Book promo?: Worry not! http://www.nnwanx.icu/did-you-miss-our-make-blind-date-book-promo-worry-not <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Did you miss our Make a Blind Date with a Book promo?: Worry not! ?Leddy is filled with lots of fun books that will take you away from midterms and winter weather. ?Here are just a few titles that went out on blind dates with Leddy patrons. ?</p> <p><a href="http://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2065498">Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby?</a></p> <p><a href="http://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2194780">Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding?</a></p> <p><a href="http://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/1997578">Small Island</a>?by Andrea Levy</p></div></div></div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:45:52 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4516 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Freedom To Read Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/freedom-read-week-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/FTRW-2014(2).gif" /></p></div></div></div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:26:20 +0000 Tom Haennel 4515 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Black History Month http://www.nnwanx.icu/black-history-month <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Slide1(1).JPG" /></p></div></div></div> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:34:51 +0000 Tom Haennel 4513 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny http://www.nnwanx.icu/qallunaat-why-white-people-are-funny <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>produced and premiered in 2006, <a href="http://ezproxy.uwindsor.ca/login?url=http://www.nfb.ca/film/qallunaat_why_white_people_are_funny">Qallunaat!</a> has been a hit. It recently took on a life of its own as it was shared far and wide across blogs and social media platforms.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:57:19 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4512 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Increased public access to US taxpayer funded research on the horizon http://www.nnwanx.icu/increased-public-access-us-taxpayer-funded-research-horizon <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/01/17/half-of-taxpayer-funded-research-will-soon-be-available-to-the-public/?tid=pm_business_pop">Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public</a></p> <p>Similar to the National Institutes of Health <a href="http://publicaccess.nih.gov/">open access policy</a> that requires all the research they fund to be made publicly available within 12 months, other federal agencies in the US will soon require the research they fund to be made available open access.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:38:47 +0000 Dave Johnston 4507 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Happy Robbie Burns Day Week! Selected Resourses for Burns Day http://www.nnwanx.icu/happy-robbie-burns-day-week-selected-resourses-burns-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Address to a Haggis</strong></p> <p>Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face,?<br /> Great chieftain o the puddin'-race!<br /> Aboon them a' ye tak your place,<br /> Painch, tripe, or thairm:<br /> Weel are ye worthy o' a grace<br /> As lang's my arm.</p> <p>Saturday, January 25 is Robert Burns Day. ?One of Scotland's most beloved figures, Burns' birthday is celebrated annually with an elaborate <a href="http://www.robertburns.org/suppers/">Burns Supper</a>. ?</p> <p>Here are some of resources and interesting things that are related to Robert Burns</p></div></div></div> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:20:14 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4503 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Scholars Portal resources n/a Sunday December 29, 4 AM until Monday December 30, 4 AM http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholars-portal-resources-na-sunday-december-29-4-am-until-monday-december-30-4-am <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Electronic journals and books, GeoPortal, &lt;ODESI&gt;, RefWorks, Dataverse, ASK (our chat with a librarian service) and RACER (Interlibrary Loans) will all be unavailable from Sunday December 29, 4 AM until Monday December 30, 4 AM.</p> <p>Apologies for the inconvenience.</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:21:58 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4489 at http://www.nnwanx.icu A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 200 Years of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice http://www.nnwanx.icu/truth-universally-acknowledged-200-years-jane-austens-pride-and-prejudice <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p class="title">In celebration of the 200th anniversary of <em>Pride and Prejudice </em>Dr Suzanne Matheson's English graduate class (26-540) created a display entitled <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/200-years-pride-and-prejudice-exhibit">"Jane Austen at Leddy Library: A Resource Guide for 200 Years of <em>Pride and Prejudice</em>."</a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:59:39 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4486 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Holiday Break has changed: Leddy closed starting Dec 21 http://www.nnwanx.icu/holiday-break-has-changed-leddy-closed-starting-dec-21 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The starting date of the Leddy Library Holiday Break has changed. The Leddy Library will now be closed starting on Saturday December 21st.</p> <p>The Library will continue to be closed until January 2nd, 2014 when our reduced Holiday Hours begin:<br /> ?</p> <p><strong>Holiday Hours:? Thursday, January 2 to Sunday, January 5, 2014</strong><br /> Thursday - Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm<br /> Saturday &amp; Sunday: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm</p> <p>On January 6th, our regular Winter Term hours of opening will begin:</p></div></div></div> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:04:19 +0000 Mita Williams 4485 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Food for Fines until December 15th http://www.nnwanx.icu/food-fines-until-december-15th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>From December 2nd to December 15th, you can pay your library fines with food!</p> <p> 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.</p> <p> For each item that you donate, you'll receive $2 off your fines, up to $50 per person!</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:17:49 +0000 Mita Williams 4481 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Open 24 Hours for Exams http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-open-24-hours-exams <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library has begun its exam hour period. ?As such, we will be open 24 hours / 5 days a week until Tuesday, December 17th, when the library closes at midnight.</p> <p><strong>Sunday : 10am ~ through ~ Friday 2 </strong><strong>am</strong><br /><strong>Saturday</strong><strong> : 10 am - 2 am</strong></p> <p>Essentially, the library will always be open for you all for the exam period except for 8 hours each week ?from Friday 2am to Saturday 10am. After exams will be the the Holiday Break:</p></div></div></div> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:46:41 +0000 Mita Williams 4478 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Scholarship at UWindsor: A Year At a Glance http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholarship-uwindsor-year-glance <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On November 1st 2012, the Leddy Library officially launched <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca">Scholarship at UWindsor</a>, 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. This could include copies of published articles, conference papers, presentations, theses, videos of talks, musical scores, images and more.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:27:49 +0000 Mita Williams 4476 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarians, Open Access, and Digital Initiatives http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarians-open-access-and-digital-initiatives-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> <a href="librarians-open-access-and-digital-initiatives">Librarians, Open Access, and Digital Initiatives</a></h3></div></div></div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:15:58 +0000 Dave Johnston 4475 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Great article in the Lance about our Comic Book Club http://www.nnwanx.icu/great-article-lance-about-our-comic-book-club <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Lance did a <a href="http://uwindsorlance.ca/2013/11/07/uwindsor-comic-book-club/">nice story</a> 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??</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:52:31 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4474 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Display at Library Entrance “Discover Food Deserts in Windsor” to Celebrate 2013 GIS Day http://www.nnwanx.icu/display-library-entrance-discover-food-deserts-windsor-celebrate-2013-gis-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.gisday.com/">GIS Day</a> 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.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:08:56 +0000 Mita Williams 4473 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Report on the impact of OA books released http://www.nnwanx.icu/report-impact-oa-books-released <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>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.</p> <p>"Between June 2011 and November 2012, fifty Open Access monographs in various subject areas were published in Open Access by nine participating publishers. For every Open Access title, the publishers provided a similar title that was published in the conventional way. Data were collected about usage, sales and costs, to study the effect of Open Access on monographs."</p></div></div></div> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:45:48 +0000 Dave Johnston 4466 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The $700+ Bibliography http://www.nnwanx.icu/700-bibliography <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>It's <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week-2013">Open Access Week</a> 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.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 01:08:37 +0000 Mita Williams 4464 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming talk : A field guide to reading and writing ecosystems http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-talk-field-guide-reading-and-writing-ecosystems <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Do you remember learning about ‘food webs’ in school?? Do you remember drawing the inter-connections between plants, animals, and the environment where they live?? On Friday, October 25th, at noon in Room 302 West in the Leddy Library, we’re going to try to draw a different type of web.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:44:09 +0000 Mita Williams 4463 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize for Literature: Check out some of her books from Leddy http://www.nnwanx.icu/alice-munro-wins-nobel-prize-literature-check-out-some-her-books-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><ul><li> <p id="rdetail_title" itemprop="name"><a href="https://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2808193">Dear life : stories</a> (2012)</p> </li> <li> <p id="rdetail_title" itemprop="name"><a href="https://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2455064">New selected stories (2011)</a></p> </li> <li> <p id="rdetail_title" itemprop="name"><a href="https://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2242970">Too much happiness : stories (2009) </a></p> </li> <li> <p id="rdetail_title" itemprop="name"><a href="https://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/record/2055146">The view from Castle Rock : stories (2006)</a></p></li></ul></div></div></div> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:58:15 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4456 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Elsevier ejournals, ebooks and databases now available on and off campus http://www.nnwanx.icu/elsevier-ejournals-ebooks-and-databases-now-available-and-campus <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Elsevier e-journals, e-books, reference titles and databases found on their ScienceDirect platform are once again available both on and off campus. Thank-you for your patience.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 18:20:32 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4449 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Upcoming Tours of the Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/upcoming-tours-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Welcome and welcome back to the University of Windsor!</p> <p>If you are new to campus and new to the country, we'd like to let you know that the Leddy Library will be offering tours to International Students on September 12th at 11 am and on? September 13th at 2pm.? Just meet us in the lobby of the Leddy Library to join us!</p></div></div></div> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:42:46 +0000 Mita Williams 4434 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Printing at Leddy is now cheaper and greener http://www.nnwanx.icu/printing-leddy-now-cheaper-and-greener <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The?Leddy?Library has reduced the price of its network laser printing just in time for the new Fall Semester. Costs are</p> <ul><li> 7 ¢?<em>per side</em>?for monochrome (black and white) printing</li> <li> 26 ¢ per side for?colour?printing</li> </ul><p>Also of note, our black and white printers now default to double-sided printing. Single sided printing is still available; just select the option before you hit the print button.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:19:20 +0000 Mita Williams 4432 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Trial: SAGE Research Methods Online http://www.nnwanx.icu/trial-sage-research-methods-online <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://ezproxy.uwindsor.ca/login?url=http://srmo.sagepub.com/">SAGE Research Methods</a> Online</p></div></div></div> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:06:44 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4428 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New! Articles delivered by email from RACER Interlibrary Loan http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-articles-delivered-email-racer-interlibrary-loan <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library offers an <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/interlibrary-loan">Interlibrary Loan service to its students, staff, and faculty</a> that allow them order materials not available at Leddy through a system called <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/interlibrary-loan">RACER</a>.</p> <p>We are pleased to announce that as of today, we have enhanced this service. While books must still be picked up at the Circulation Desk once they have arrived on campus, <strong>articles ordered through RACER will now be delivered right into your email inbox.</strong></p></div></div></div> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:08:45 +0000 Mita Williams 4425 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New Resource: Liberty Magazine: A Weekly for Everybody (1924-1950) http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-resource-liberty-magazine-weekly-everybody-1924-1950 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Liberty.jpg" style="float: right;" /><a href="http://find.galegroup.com/lbrt/start.do?prodId=LBRT&amp;userGroupName=wind05901">Liberty: A Weekly for Everybody</a></em><a href="http://find.galegroup.com/lbrt/start.do?prodId=LBRT&amp;userGroupName=wind05901">?</a>was founded in 1924 by Joseph Patterson, publisher of the?<em>New York Daily News</em>?and Robert McCormick, publisher of the?<em>Chicago Tribune</em>?and often regarded as the world's greatest publisher.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:13:08 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4413 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Free semicolons at The Writing Support Desk http://www.nnwanx.icu/free-semicolons-writing-support-desk <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h2> The Writing Support Desk can help you with:</h2> <ul><li> constructing strong theses and arguments</li> <li> grammar and syntax problems</li> <li> analyzing and integrating sources</li> <li> citing and referencing</li> <li> interpreting assignment prompts</li> <li> developing active reading habits</li> </ul><p>The Writing Support Desk is located on the main floor of the main building of the Leddy Library.</p> <p>The Writing Support Desk is open:</p> <p>The desk is located on the main floor of the main building of the Leddy Library. The Academic Writing Centre is open:</p></div></div></div> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:58:48 +0000 Mita Williams 4412 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New resource: Illustrated London News Historical Archive (1842-2003) http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-resource-illustrated-london-news-historical-archive-1842-2003 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/ILN1(1).jpg" style="float: right;" />With its debut in 1842, <a href="http://find.galegroup.com/iln/dispBasicSearch.do?prodId=ILN&amp;userGroupName=wind05901"><em>The Illustrated London News</em></a> became the world’s first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, marking a revolution in journalism and news reporting.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:33:55 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 4411 at http://www.nnwanx.icu International Symposium on Arab Youth in Scholarship at UWindsor http://www.nnwanx.icu/international-symposium-arab-youth-scholarship-uwindsor <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On May 29-30th 2013 the University of Windsor played host to the International Symposium on Arab Youth: Developmental Pathways for Identity. The conference organizers, Julie Hakim-Larson and Rosanne Menna, have worked with the Leddy Library to help provide access to the posters and presentations from the event. The results are now starting to be made available in the <a href="http://scholar.uwindsor.ca">Scholarship at UWindsor</a> institutional repository and can be found at the link below. Take some time to take a look or even explore the contents from other departments on our campus.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:43:25 +0000 Dave Johnston 4401 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Set up a research consultation appointment with us! http://www.nnwanx.icu/set-research-consultation-appointment-us <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>You can now request a consultation with one of the liaison librarians of the Leddy Library who can discuss with your research problem at hand using our new <strong><a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/research-consultation-request-form">Research Consultation Request form. </a></strong></p> <p>We can advise you on available information sources, search strategies and other related information topics related to research such as open access, data, and citation management.</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:41:02 +0000 Mita Williams 4392 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Children's Book Week May 4th - May 11th http://www.nnwanx.icu/childrens-book-week-may-4th-may-11th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>May 4-11th is the 2013 Canadian Children's Book Week. Canadian Children's Book Week celebrates Canadian children's books and the importance of reading.<strong> Canadian Children's Book Week</strong> is organized by the <a href="http://www.bookcentre.ca/">Canadian Children's Book Centre</a>, in partnership with the <a href="http://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/" target="_blank">Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada</a></p> <p>The theme of Canadian Children’s Book Week 2013 is <strong>All the Bookshelf’s a Stage: Celebrating the Performing Arts. </strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:20:04 +0000 Selinda Berg 4373 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks - oh my http://www.nnwanx.icu/dictionaries-encyclopedias-and-handbooks-oh-my <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>We now have a new page: <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/dictionaries-encyclopedias-handbooks">http://www.nnwanx.icu/dictionaries-encyclopedias-handbooks</a> where you can find many of the scholarly dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks on offer that are online from Leddy</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:58:26 +0000 Mita Williams 4364 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Surprise! Student Appreciation Day! http://www.nnwanx.icu/surprise-student-appreciation-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>SURPRISE! Student Appreciation Days are here!</p> <p>Since so many of you come to Leddy, we’d like to thank you for visiting us, studying with us and asking us lots of great questions!</p> <p>We will be handing out free coffee, tea, and cookies on 2 surprise days during exams (and one of them is today, Monday April 15th!)</p> <p>Good luck on your exams and have a great summer!</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:33:00 +0000 Mita Williams 4072 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Thefts at the Leddy Library http://www.nnwanx.icu/thefts-leddy-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy experiences a high theft rate during peak study periods like exams. This is when most students bring their laptops, and cell phones with them.</p> <p>1.?Please do not leave your stuff unattended</p> <p>2.?Study in pairs/groups with people you trust</p> <p>3.?Get some anti-theft protection for your laptop at:<br /><a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/campuspolice/stoptheft-laptop-theft-prevention">http://www.uwindsor.ca/campuspolice/stoptheft-laptop-theft-prevention</a></p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:25:18 +0000 Mita Williams 4071 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Who wants to study in a dirty and smelly environment? http://www.nnwanx.icu/who-wants-study-dirty-and-smelly-environment <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>DID YOU KNOW… Over 1 million students have come through our doors this year alone!</p> <p>Who wants to study in a dirty and smelly environment? We sure wouldn’t and neither should you! When you come to Leddy to study, please be mindful of your neighbours – we ask that you follow these tips so that everyone who comes to study here can have a positive experience:</p> <p>1.?If you are bringing in a drink, please keep a lid on it</p> <p>2.?If you’d like to eat, please do so at William’s café</p></div></div></div> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:18:38 +0000 Mita Williams 4070 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Leddy Library does not accept bitcoin... http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-does-not-accept-bitcoin <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library does not accept <em>bitcoin</em>... but our UWin cash machine was refurbished on Friday and so we are now able to accept ALL new monies, loonies, toonies and the new 'plastic' bills.?</p></div></div></div> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:26:03 +0000 Mita Williams 4069 at http://www.nnwanx.icu BBC content now in Films on Demand http://www.nnwanx.icu/bbc-content-now-films-demand <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Approximately 650 BBC programs have been added to <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/films-on-demand" target="_blank">Films on Demand</a>! Enjoy!</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:51:53 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4051 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Leddy Library supports Dale Askey http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-supports-dale-askey <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library supports the <a href="http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&amp;CONTENTID=13883&amp;TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm">Canadian Library Association’s position</a> on the <a href="http://scienceblogs.com/confessions/2013/02/09/publisher-hits-new-low-suing-librarian-for-criticizing-their-books/">libel suits against Dale Askey and urges Edwin Mellen Press</a> to cease all remaining legal action in this regard. The Leddy Library considers these suits to be an affront to intellectual freedom.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:40:24 +0000 Mita Williams 4047 at http://www.nnwanx.icu ASME journals available again! http://www.nnwanx.icu/asme-journals-available-again <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>ASME has corrected the problem. Apologies to our community of users for the interruption in service.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:13:15 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 4038 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Freedom to Read Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/freedom-read-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.freedomtoread.ca/freedom-to-read-week/">Freedom to Read Week</a>?is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 03:16:09 +0000 Selinda Berg 4035 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Libel Chill and The Freedom to Read Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/libel-chill-and-freedom-read-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>When you can find ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ readily available at your local grocery or drugstore, do we even need to worry about the Freedom to Read anymore?</strong></p> <p> Yes.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:52:37 +0000 Mita Williams 4032 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Have a blind date at Leddy... http://www.nnwanx.icu/have-blind-date-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Have a blind date... with a book!</p> <p>Happy Valentine's Day! To celebrate, why not take a chance on one of our "blind date" books that are sitting across from the Circulation Desk.? They are waiting for you!</p> <p>Also. Leddy Loves You.</p> <p><img alt="candy heart reading Ledy hearts U" src="http://www.nnwanx.icu/sites/default/files/leddy-loves-u.gif" /></p> <p>?</p> <p>?</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:17:01 +0000 Mita Williams 4028 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Reduced hours for Family Day. Regular hours for Study Week http://www.nnwanx.icu/reduced-hours-family-day-regular-hours-study-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library will reduce its hours Monday, February 18, opening 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for Family Day.</p> <p>Leddy Library will maintain <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/hours">regular hours of operation</a> through the remainder of Study Week for your studying needs.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:30:39 +0000 Mita Williams 4026 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy now in UWindsor's mobile app http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-now-uwindsors-mobile-app <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library can now be found in the <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/app/">University of Windsor's mobile app</a>.</p> <p>At the moment, you can check with a glance whether the library is open and with just a click, you can see what books you have out and when they are due back at the library.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:38:46 +0000 Mita Williams 4023 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Congratulations to the winners of the Employee Recognition Awards http://www.nnwanx.icu/congratulations-winners-employee-recognition-awards <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library extends a hearty congratulations to the staff of The Paul Martin Law Library for their <strong>Service Excellence – Team award</strong> they received yesterday as part of the <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2013-01-24/awards-recognize-heart-warming-contributions-of-university-employees">University of Windsor Employee Recognition Awards</a>. Indeed, congratulations go out to all those who were recognized at yesterday's celebration.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:10:44 +0000 Mita Williams 3937 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Introducing the Leddy Library Dashboard of Open Data and Statistics http://www.nnwanx.icu/introducing-leddy-library-dashboard-open-data-and-statistics <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This past weekend, ten University of Windsor Computer Science students took up the challenge of the <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/cs/1313/hackwe-code-jam-1st-hack-a-thon-windsor-essex">HackWE Code Jam</a>: use the <a href="http://www.citywindsor.ca/opendata/Pages/Open-Data-Catalogue.aspx">City of Windsor's set of Open Data</a> to create an interesting app. And that they did:</p></div></div></div> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:53:21 +0000 Mita Williams 3925 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Discussion on the role of libraries in Windsor at Biblioasis on Jan 29 http://www.nnwanx.icu/discussion-role-libraries-windsor-biblioasis-jan-29 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Library's <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/staff/brian-owens">Brian Owens</a> will be one of the panelists who will be discussing the role of libraries in Windsor and beyond at an upcoming free event being held at <a href="http://www.biblioasis.com/event.php?event_id=300">Biblioasis</a> on January 29th at 7pm</p> <p>Panel also features</p></div></div></div> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:36:54 +0000 Mita Williams 3921 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Library tours held on January 29, 30, and 31st http://www.nnwanx.icu/library-tours-held-january-29-30-and-31st <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="collage of images from Leddy" src="/sites/default/files/9floors2explore.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p>?</p> <p>Library Tours are being held again. You don't need to sign up - just show up!</p> <p>Please join us at one of the times and dates above in the Lobby of the?Leddy?Library.<br /> ?</p></div></div></div> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:01:43 +0000 Mita Williams 3920 at http://www.nnwanx.icu File Sharing, Open Access and the Pace of Change in Academic Publishing http://www.nnwanx.icu/file-sharing-open-access-and-pace-change-academic-publishing <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Digital file sharing has undoubtedly altered the landscape of music distribution. However, similar changes have not occurred within the realm of academic publishing. What might be dubbed as academic piracy was rarely heard of until the recent death of Aaron Swartz. Before<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2013/01/14/us-reddit-aaron-swartz-jstor-mit.html"> his death</a> Swartz was facing the possibility of a lengthy prison sentence for allegedly unlawfully downloading roughly 4 million journal articles from JSTOR.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:27:58 +0000 Dave Johnston 3877 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Books out on semester loan are due Jan 15th http://www.nnwanx.icu/books-out-semester-loan-are-due-jan-15th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Faculty and graduate students have the ability to <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/loan-periods-and-policies">borrow most items from the Leddy Library for a loan periods of a semester. </a></p> <p>Books currently out on semester loan will be due on January 15th, so please be sure to either <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/loan-periods-and-policies">renew these items</a> or return them to the library shortly.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:07:22 +0000 Mita Williams 3876 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Ten Books to Contextualize the Idle No More movement http://www.nnwanx.icu/ten-books-contextualize-idle-no-more-movement <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The following is a re-print of ActiveHistory.ca's <strong><a href="http://activehistory.ca/2013/01/ten-books-to-contextualize-idle-no-more/">January 4th post Ten Books to Contextualize Idle No More</a></strong> by Andrew Watson and Thomas Peace. Thomas Peace is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Native American Studies Program at Dartmouth College; Andrew Watson is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at York University.?? The original post has many other book recommendations made in response to the original ten suggestions - <a href="https://windsor.concat.ca/eg/opac/results?bookbag=9173;page=0;locg=106;depth=0">nine of which are currently available at the Leddy Library. </a></p> </div></div></div> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:47:59 +0000 Mita Williams 3873 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Update to the library catalogue: video filter and holds are back http://www.nnwanx.icu/update-library-catalogue-video-filter-and-holds-are-back <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Our library catalogue has been lovingly updated and with the update comes the return of two features that we know were missed.</p> <p>The Leddy Library has a variety of different video formats in our collections, namely: video cassettes, DVDs and <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/taxonomy/term/78/atoz">streaming video</a>. Now, by selecting <em>video</em> from the <em>All formats</em> drop down menu, you can search all video formats at once.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:22:35 +0000 Mita Williams 3863 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Food for Fines from Nov 26th to Dec 14th http://www.nnwanx.icu/food-fines-nov-26th-dec-14th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>For the week of November 26th - December 14th 2012, you can donate <strong>food for fines</strong>!</p> <p> That's right! You can make a donation to the University of Windsor Food Bank and help fellow students reducing your own library fines. Here are the conditions:</p></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:40:31 +0000 Mita Williams 3849 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Team Mo Leddy http://www.nnwanx.icu/team-mo-leddy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>A group from the Leddy Library is hoping to change the face of men’s health, and its members are putting their faces on the line.</p> <p> Franco Magliaro, John Minos, Brian Owens, Joe Silvestri and Dino Spagnuolo have joined the Movember movement, growing moustaches through the month of November in an effort to raise awareness and funds in support of men’s health issues, especially prostate cancer.</p> <p> “We were just talking one day and decided to combine our efforts as a team,” says Magliaro, captain of Mo Leddy. “We hope our colleagues will pitch in and make a donation.”</p></div></div></div> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 19:02:06 +0000 Mita Williams 3831 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Leddy Library's plan commits to leadership in learning http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-librarys-plan-commits-leadership-learning <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Student input helped to inform the strategic direction of the Leddy Library, says its dean Gwen Ebbett, and its focus on five key points.</p> <p> The library recently unveiled its plan, which dovetails with the objectives of the University’s plan, Thinking Forward … Taking Action.</p> <p> “In truth, it was not that difficult for us to come up with our goals,” Ebbett says. “We are already making movement on a number of these items.”</p> <p> The plan lays out a course of action to:</p></div></div></div> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:30:58 +0000 Mita Williams 3828 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Where is that book? Now you know! http://www.nnwanx.icu/where-book-now-you-know <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://windsor.concat.ca/">Our library catalogue</a> tells you a lot of things about the books that we have in our collection, but for a period of time, it didn't tell you on what floor your books were located and you had to look up each item in this table on our website:?<a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/call-number-locations">http://www.nnwanx.icu/call-number-locations</a></p> <p>But that's been fixed!</p></div></div></div> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:22:20 +0000 Mita Williams 3823 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Reading about Open Access can be hard. So we have videos http://www.nnwanx.icu/reading-about-open-access-can-be-hard-so-we-have-videos <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>It's almost the end of Open Access Week and I don't know about you, but I'm having a hard time reading large amounts of text on a Friday afternoon. If you are in the same boat, then you might appreciate these videos about Open Access.</p> <p>The first is called <a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1533">What is Open Access</a> and is drawn by Jorge Cham of PHD Comics:</p> <p><a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1533"><img alt="What is Open Access from PHD Comics" src="/sites/default/files/piled-higher-oa.png" /></a></p> <p>?</p></div></div></div> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:53:26 +0000 Mita Williams 3817 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Celebrate the ability to read because of Open Access by reading about Open Access http://www.nnwanx.icu/celebrate-ability-read-because-open-access-reading-about-open-access <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Like <a href="http://www.openaccessweek.org/events">so many other folks around the world</a>, the Leddy Library is celebrating <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/open-access-week">Open Access Week</a>.</p> <p>We celebrate as Open Access gains momentum in the scholarly world while recognizing that the concept of Open Access is not understood by everyone.? My favourite definition of Open Access comes from Peter Suber:</p> <blockquote><p>Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.</p></blockquote></div></div></div> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 17:02:12 +0000 Mita Williams 3805 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New books from the University of Windsor's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-books-university-windsors-faculty-arts-and-social-sciences <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On October 10th,<a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/full-issue/2012-10-16#article-4794"> the Humanities Research Group hosted a reception to celebrate</a> all professors in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who have published scholarly books in the past two years.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:49:02 +0000 Mita Williams 3796 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Scholarship at UWindsor Launch Nov 1st http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholarship-uwindsor-launch-nov-1st <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The University of Windsor and Leddy Library are excited to announce the launch of the Scholarship at UWindsor Institutional Repository. Scholarship at UWindsor is created with and maintained through the use of <a href="http://digitalcommons.bepress.com/">BePress's Digital Commons software service</a>. Digital commons is now the leading hosted institutional repository and is used by several institutions in Canada.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:19:27 +0000 Dave Johnston 3794 at http://www.nnwanx.icu MPublishing's Shana Kimball: Oct 23 2-4pm Leddy Library 4th Floor Lounge http://www.nnwanx.icu/mpubishings-shana-kimball-oct-23-2-4pm-leddy-library-4th-floor-lounge <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Scholarly communication and academic publishing are quickly evolving and these developments are transforming the way we share research and scholarship. The Open Access movement has gained momentum and online electronic publishing is generating new avenues for communication. These changes have created opportunities for universities to increase access to the results research, develop and publish their own journals and monographs, and to share their raw data in order to enable new research.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 17:10:34 +0000 Dave Johnston 3785 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Does our front page look weird to you? http://www.nnwanx.icu/does-our-front-page-look-weird-you <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>It's come to our attention that the front page of the Leddy Library website doesn't always look right for those using Internet Explorer.?</p> <p>We think we have isolated the problem. Ironically, it appears that selecting the <em>Compatibility View</em> from Internet Explorer's Tools menu, causes our page to break.?</p> <p>Compatibility View is an option in that displays websites as if you were using an earlier version of Internet Explorer.? As this is not necessary for our website, we suggest that you turn off or deselect this option</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 20:01:13 +0000 Mita Williams 3779 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Trial: Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New-York Historical Society http://www.nnwanx.icu/trial-revolutionary-war-era-orderly-books-new-york-historical-society <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Given the dearth of soldiers’ diaries, <a href="http://ezproxy.uwindsor.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&amp;profile=ehost&amp;defaultdb=h5a" target="_blank">Orderly Books</a> provides historically valuable information about soldiers’ lives. Contains handwritten orderly books from both sides of the Revolutionary War, the French and Indian War, the War of 1812, the frontier and other deployments, documenting military orders, movements and engagements by brigade, regiment, company and other specific military units between 1748 and 1817.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:51:21 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 3772 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Has the Leddy Library GOT What You NEED! http://www.nnwanx.icu/has-leddy-library-got-what-you-need <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/leddylibraryweblog/sets/72157602002732456/with/7472107064/">has two display cases where we showcase aspects of our collections and highlight particular events.</a> Sometimes we lend out the use of display case; right now in our front lobby you can find a great display <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/leddylibraryweblog/sets/72157602002732456/with/7472107064/">promoting the new University of Windsor mobile app. </a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:23:18 +0000 Mita Williams 3769 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Books out on semester loan are due Sept. 15th http://www.nnwanx.icu/books-out-semester-loan-are-due-sept-15th <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Faculty and graduate students have the ability to <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/loan-periods-and-policies">borrow most items from the Leddy Library for a loan periods of a semester. </a></p> <p>Books currently out on semester loan will be due on September 15th, so please be sure to either <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/loan-periods-and-policies">renew these items</a> or return them to the library shortly.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:58:20 +0000 Mita Williams 3768 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Let kittens and the Leddy Library help you write and research http://www.nnwanx.icu/let-kittens-and-leddy-library-help-you-write-and-research <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Welcome and welcome back to the Leddy Library! </strong></p> <p>As you may have noticed, we have a new library website. It has all sorts of new features including short videos to help you with <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/research-help">Research Help</a> and <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/writing-help">Writing Help.</a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:28:33 +0000 Mita Williams 3760 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Trial: The Churchill Archives http://www.nnwanx.icu/node/3668 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Expiring October 31st, this on-campus only trial of the <a href="http://www.churchillarchive.com" target="_blank">Churchill Archive</a> includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents (private letters, speeches, telegrams, manuscripts, government transcripts and other key historical documents), produced between 1874 and 1965, including official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 18:44:54 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 3668 at http://www.nnwanx.icu New to Leddy: JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI Collection http://www.nnwanx.icu/new-leddy-jstor-arts-sciences-xi-collection <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Leddy Library now provides access to <a href="http://led.uwindsor.ca/jstor">JSTOR</a>'s Arts &amp; Sciences XI Collection <a href="http://www.jstor.org/action/collectionInfoPage?selectCollection=asxi-backfile-collection">which includes the following titles</a>:</p></div></div></div> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:04:05 +0000 Mita Williams 3612 at http://www.nnwanx.icu A Leddy Library pilot project : free and open textbooks http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-pilot-project-free-and-open-textbooks <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This September about 200 students in a course on Management Information Systems will taking part of a new pilot project spearheaded by the Leddy Library.? The project is a partnership with <a href="http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/">Flatworld Knowledge</a> to provide free and open online peer-reviewed textbooks that are also available for a variety of digital readers - including the iPad, Kindle and Nook - while also being available in print at a fraction of the traditional cost of a paper textbook. This pilot is the first of its kind in Canada.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:15:32 +0000 Mita Williams 3611 at http://www.nnwanx.icu What can we learn from the Quebec student protest movement? http://www.nnwanx.icu/what-can-we-learn-quebec-student-protest-movement <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Today, student leaders from <a href="http://www.stopthehike.ca/">Coalition large de l'Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale étudiante (CLASSE)</a> who helped organize the massive students protests in Quebec earlier this year will be on the University of Windsor campus as part of a speaking tour.? The panel discussion begins at 5 p.m. in the Commons area of the CAW Student Centre.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:03:39 +0000 Mita Williams 3600 at http://www.nnwanx.icu The Leddy Library has a new website http://www.nnwanx.icu/leddy-library-has-new-website <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The old Leddy Library website has served us well since 2005, but it's due for an upgrade. Over the summer the Leddy Library Web Team will be rolling out stages of our new site.? It has a new address:<strong> <a href="http://www.nnwanx.icu/">http://www.nnwanx.icu/</a></strong></p> <p>Most of the content from our old site can found here with the notable exception of our research guides. These will be updated and added over the course of the summer by our librarians.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:18:02 +0000 Mita Williams 3554 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Celebrate Victoria Day with British Library Newspapers trial http://www.nnwanx.icu/celebrate-victoria-day-british-library-newspapers-trial <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img alt="" src="/ckfinder/userfiles/images/19c-1.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 240px;" />Leddy Library has a trial of the new <a href="http://www.galetrials.com/products.aspx?pid=2600&amp;marketID=2&amp;trialID=34385&amp;contactID=42739">19th-century British Library Newspapers database</a>. Users must be on campus to access this trial.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 15 May 2012 16:23:00 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 3364 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarian Research Series: Students Helping Students http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarian-research-series-students-helping-students <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Libraries’ Librarian Research Series will continue Friday, May11th at 11:00 with the presentation, “Students Helping Students:? Measuring the Impact of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Mentor Program (FASSMP)”. Information Literacy Librarian, Tamsin Bolton along with colleague and co-researcher, Tina Pugliese from the Drama Department will be presenting their collaborative research on the University of Windsor’s FASSMP. The researchers will be joined by five students from the mentorship program who will share their insights on and experiences with the mentorship program.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 08 May 2012 19:44:00 +0000 Selinda Berg 3363 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Scholar's Portal services unavailable May 5 from midnight to 4am http://www.nnwanx.icu/scholars-portal-services-unavailable-may-5-midnight-4am <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>All Scholars Portal services (including Journals, Books, RACER, WizFolio, ODESI, GeoPortal, ASK a Librarian, Refworks, SFX, Verde) will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Friday, May 4 at 23:59 until Saturday, May 5 at 04:00 (EDT). This maintenance window is being used to upgrade existing network hardware. We’re sorry for the interruption and appreciate your understanding.</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 01 May 2012 15:55:00 +0000 Jennifer Soutter 3362 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarian Research Series: Finding Strength(s): Insights on Canadian Aboriginal Physical Cultural Practices http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarian-research-series-finding-strengths-insights-canadian-aboriginal-physical-cultural-practices <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Libraries’ Librarian Research Series will continue Friday, May4th at 11:00 with the presentation, “Finding Strength(s): Insights on Canadian Aboriginal Physical Cultural Practices”. Data Librarian, Kristi Thompson and colleague and co-researcher, Victoria Paraschak from Human Kinetics?will be presenting their interesting collaborative research on the Canadian Aboriginal community and their physical cultural practices.</p> <p>Please join us Friday, May 4 at 11:00am, Room 302 West Building, Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 01 May 2012 14:39:00 +0000 Selinda Berg 3361 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Librarian Research Series: No Student Turned Away http://www.nnwanx.icu/librarian-research-series-no-student-turned-away <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leddy Libraries’ Librarian Research Series will continue Friday, April 27th at 11:00 with Karen Pillon presenting, “No students turned away: Using Kohlberg's 6 Stages of Moral Development to inform a customer service model.” Karen, Head of Access Services, Leddy Library, will present her exploration of the potential application of Lawrence Kohlberg’s work to build a stronger customer service model at Leddy Library.</p> <p>Join us Friday, April 27 at 11:00am, Room 302 West Building, Leddy Library.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:47:00 +0000 Selinda Berg 3360 at http://www.nnwanx.icu Special Collections: War of 1812 material http://www.nnwanx.icu/special-collections-war-1812-material <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Read about Dr Brian Owens’ work to collect materials in anticipation of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. He has a surprising take on the big three legends of the conflict – General Isaac Brock, Chief Tecumseh, and Laura Secord. Click <a href="http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2012-04-12/war-of-1812-collection-reflects-development-of-canadian-icons">here</a> to read about it in the Daily News.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:51:34 +0000 Heidi Jacobs 3356 at http://www.nnwanx.icu 中国十大彩票网站