Topic: Events

Annual Giving Program Presentation – October 13th at 10:30 a.m.

Hello everyone.

Leddy Library is participating in the campus-wide Annual Giving program again this year, where each Library staff member will be asked to consider making a contribution. Since the campus focus is on student scholarships, the Karen Needham Scholarship fund is an ideal designation for donations from Leddy staff and librarians.

All Library staff are invited to gather for coffee and pastries on Thursday, October 13th from 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in the 4th floor staff lounge for a brief talk by Mona Dosen (University Advancement). Mona will provide us with a status update on the Karen Needham Scholarship fund, as well as talk to us about the extra incentive to give this year – a chance to be a part of the beautification of the grounds in the front of the Library.

We encourage you to join us on October 13th if at all possible to receive your personalized pledge card. If you are unable to attend, one of the Annual Giving  team members from the Leddy Library will be in contact with you in the next few weeks, so that all staff members have an opportunity to consider making a contribution.

Thank you,

Annual Giving Leddy Library Team
Dino Spagnuolo (Chair)
Joan Dalton
Mike Houlahan
Karen Pillon

International Student Advisor Presentation to Library Staff

Please seek permission from your Department Head prior to attending this presentation:

Mr. Enrique Chacón, International Student Advisor for the University of Windsor will be coming to Leddy Library on Monday, October 3 to provide an important Intercultual Training presentation for Library Staff. This invitation comes via an initiative by the ESL Committee here at the Library.

In Enrique’s words:
“Our students population is becoming increasingly diverse, more international students from different countries and more new Canadians. Interacting effectively with them requires a combination of awareness, skills, and knowledge. We’ll discuss some tips to consider so we can handle, or avoid intercultural communication mistakes.”

Enrique’s bio:
Enrique Chacón was born in Bucaramanga (Colombia). He earned a university degree in History from Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia; and his Masters in International/Intercultural Education at the University of Alberta. He came to Canada in 1995 initially to learn English as a second language.
He has done extensive research on International education: International students at the University of Alberta (MEd thesis), intercultural communication, developing programs at the International Centre, as well as Spanish and Latin American studies. His teaching history includes Latin American Studies at the University of Alberta 1997- 2002, Spanish courses on language, culture and civilization at the University of Alberta 1996 – 2002 and was also a Spanish instructor at the Faculty of Extension from 1997 – 2002. Mr. Chacon currently holds the position of International Student Advisor at the University of Windsor.

Contact Information
Enrique Chacón
International Student Advisor
University of Windsor
International Student Centre – Cody Hall, Room 132A
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000, Ext. 3901
Fax: (519) 561-1472

Gail Hunt’s Retirement Party – January 28th

Please join us for Gail Hunt’s Retirement Party

Friday, January 28, 2011
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
4th Floor Staff Lounge
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. We would welcome any homemade desserts that you could bring.
Please contact Yvonne at ext. 3161 if you are bringing a dessert.

Signing Ceremony – Assumption University & University of Windsor

Leddy Library will host a signing ceremony between the Presidents of Assumption University and University of Windsor on Wednesday, July 8th at 11:30 a.m. in front of the main display case by Williams Cafe, First Floor, Leddy Library Main Building.

The signing ceremony is to mark the permanent loan of the Assumption University Library collection to the Leddy Library.

We hope that you will be able to join us for the ceremony.

Information Services Meeting

September 19, 2008, 9:30 – 11 am.

Minutes from 2008-08-15

Brown Bag: Diversity

Diversity with Enrique Chacon.

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room.

Brown Bag: Gems of the Reference Collection

Gems of the Reference Collection with Graham Staffen.

Location TBA.

Brown Bag: Intro to Academic Data Services

What does Kristi do? What does Dan do? Why do library services and number-crunching go so well together? Come learn about data documentation, survey archaeology and other secrets of doing data.

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room.

Martha K. Wolfe’s Retirement Party

We invite you to a retirement party for Martha K. Wolfe, who will be retiring at the end of June. The party will take place in the 4th Floor Library Staff Lounge. Please bring a potluck dinner, or pay $5 in advance for lunch.

Please contact Rachel Philipose at ext. 3180 to RSVP.


Refworks Training

As part of the Information Services Brown Bag Sessions, we invite you to attend one or two RefWorks webinar training sessions. The first session (May 20, 10:00 AM) is RefWorks Fundamentals and the second (May 28, 10:00 AM) is RefWorks Advanced Features. All are welcome to attend but you must PRE-REGISTER by May 16 by emailing Heidi ( Please indicate which session or sessions you would like to attend. We look forward to seeing you there. Heidi and Danielle

*Session One: RefWorks Fundamentals
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 10:00 am
Room 305 W
This 75 minute session covers all the basics ­ creating a RefWorks
account, importing data, organizing your database and generating a
bibliography. Great for new users or even existing users who would like a

*Session Two: RefWorks Advanced Features
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 10:00 am
Room 305 W
This 75-minute session covers topics such as advanced searching,
using RefGrab-It to import data, working offline, editing multiple
references, viewing, printing and sorting references and more.
Attendees should have a working knowledge of RefWorks¹ basic features.