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Transformation

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These chairs with side tables are only available on LB-2. Have a seat in the collaborative space and try them out.

Image: © Concordia University, photo by Lisa Graves.

22 learning environments… and counting!

By carefully listening to the expressed suggestions of our users, once completed, the Webster Library Transformation will feature 22 different types of study and research environments: from the quiet reading rooms with individual light controls and electrical outlets, to carrels,… Continue Reading →

Updates on the LB-2 stairway entrance

Construction is underway on the stairway entrance to the Webster Library. It will be one of the defining architectural features for the library and we are excited to see this entrance on LB-2 West open in late February 2017.

LB-4 closure and book move

The packing and moving of the books on LB-4 to an offsite storage facility began on December 16 and will continue through the holidays. These steps are in fact the “easy” part. A number of complicated issues had to be… Continue Reading →

LB-2 East reopening on January 17 2017, with some collections moving to LB-2

LB-2 East will reopen to students and staff on Tuesday, January 17 at noon. Some of our collections will be moving to LB-2: Reference and standards, Journals, Government publications, Curriculum collection and media kits, Musical scores, CDs, LPs & audiocassettes, ERIC… Continue Reading →

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 →

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