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Transformation

LB-2 construction update

We’re looking forward to the opening of LB-2 in January 2017. Library staff recently had a sneak peek at the construction progress on this floor. Here are some photos. Also, we’re pleased to report that the Webster Library’s washrooms will be… Continue Reading →

Paint and furniture for LB-2

The lengthy process of shipping furniture, assembling it and laying it according to plans is well underway on LB-2. No big change here: the choice of furniture is similar to the furniture already acquired for LB-3 and LB-5. The tables… Continue Reading →

A new home for journal collection on LB-2 near the atrium

When LB-2 reopens, the Webster Library’s journal collection will be located on that floor. The Current Journals display areas were designed with the ‘feel’ of a bookstore in mind. They will allow for informal perusal in a social learning space…. Continue Reading →

The new Returns and Loans desks

The new Circulation area will be labelled ‘Loans’ and ‘Returns’ in order to be more intuitive for users and reflect the purpose of the space. This decision was based on research and observation of new trends in naming services in… Continue Reading →

Questions? Ask us! Our new interaction space with users

In January 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 answer!… Continue Reading →

21 different types of study spaces in the Library

As the Webster Transformation progresses, so does the number of environments for study and research. We listened to our users’ needs for a diverse range of working environments. By the time the Webster Library Transformation is complete, we’ll offer a… Continue Reading →

Coming in Phase 3: Some furniture choices for LB-2

Black Juxta chairs by Keilhauer were selected for the Collaborative Space near the Atrium on the Bishop Street side. A photo posted by Keilhauer (@keilhauer_design) on May 16, 2016 at 9:16am PDT On the Bishop Street side, across the atrium… Continue Reading →

Plans for phase 4: Dismantling the empty shelves on LB-4

In preparation for the renovation of LB-4 (the final phase of the Webster Library Transformation Project), the empty shelves located in the south-west corner of LB-4 were dismantled and placed in storage. The empty space will be used to prepare the collection… Continue Reading →

Prix D’Excellence for best PR/ marketing/ communications initiative

Concordia University has won its second gold medal for the communications regarding the Webster Transformation! This time, the University has been awarded a Prix D’Excellence from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE). The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the… Continue Reading →

LB-2 construction update

The renovations on LB-2 are proceeding according to plans and should be ready in January 2017 as scheduled.

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