Webster Library

Transformation

Vending machine for school supplies now available at the Webster Library

Have you ever come to the library but forgotten your laptop’s power cable, headphones or USB key? The Library wants to ensure that you have a productive study session, so we’ve made it possible for you to pick up school… Continue Reading →

Universal design in Webster Library

Special attention was given to users with disabilities in the design of the new Webster Library. First of all, the Library offers access to 22 different types of study and research environments to suit the various learning styles. These include… Continue Reading →

Study carrels, a must for Concordia students

The traditional library study carrel has a special place in the hearts of Concordia students. The study carrel dates from at least 8 centuries ago. Westminster Abbey (London, England) was recorded in the 13th century to have study carrels, though… Continue Reading →

Intro to analogue synthesizers workshops

The new Concordia Library Technology Sandbox is now open and offering 16 workshops for the Concordia community. Like making music? Attend a hands-on workshop on the basics of analogue synthesizers, with the goal of getting you playing and recording as… Continue Reading →

Discover our digital collections in a playful, interactive and serendipitous way: Coming on February 22

Concordia has a huge collection of books: over 1.5 million titles, but this collection is small in comparison to our digital collections. We subscribe to over 500 databases, giving access to over 100,000 journals, tens of millions of articles, reports,… Continue Reading →

What about the 1% for art?

The “Politique québécoise d’intégration des arts à l’architecture et à l’environnement des bâtiments et des sites gouvernementaux et publicsˮ is already more than 50 years old! This government policy requires that approximately 1% of the budget for the construction of a… Continue Reading →

Soundscapes coming to Webster Library’s main staircase

The Webster Library entrance sound installation is in development and should be completed shortly. Paul Fournier, manager of information systems and technology, and Francisco Berrizbeitia, developer, are working on the audio playback software system and Jared Wiercinski, subject librarian for music, is selecting the… Continue Reading →

LB-2 west reopening on Wednesday, February 22 at 9 a.m.

Webster Library will be closed to users from Sunday, February 19, 11 p.m. to Wednesday, February 22, 9 a.m., to allow for the move and the set up of the Interlibrary Loans department, the new reference desk (soon to be… Continue Reading →

Questions? Ask us! Our new interaction space with users

On February 22, 2017, when users will enter Webster Library, they will be greeted by librarians and staff in a place that will leave no doubt as to its purpose: simply put, whatever your question is, we will find the… Continue Reading →

The new Technology Sandbox, part of a 21st century library

(Photo credit: “Arduino running ‘blinky”, by Sean (Tailor) Cooney) Jasia Stuart and Sean (Tailor) Cooney are extremely busy getting ready for the much-anticipated opening of the Technology Sandbox. They are testing and calibrating a very wide range of low and… Continue Reading →

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