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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

LB5 opening on Thursday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m.: Here’s a sneak peek

The renovation of LB5 Mackay side is basically completed. Only a few more details require attention. Work on LB5 Bishop side is progressing at a good pace. In the photos below, you’ll notice a vivid colour palette of bright blues and greens… Continue Reading →

Books A-G relocated on LB3

All of the Webster Library books with call numbers from A to G were moved from LB3 West to the newly-renovated LB3 East section. This means that visitors can find books on these topics now on LB3 East: A – General works B… Continue Reading →

Moving our collections

Prisma was awarded the contract to install the new black frames for the shelving on LB3 East. Most of the installation was done during the Construction Holiday to facilitate their work. Should everything go according to plan, books in the… Continue Reading →

Collection Reconfiguration Project: One large step towards a healthy collection

The Webster Library Transformation project has offered the opportunity for yet another first: a comprehensive assessment and reconfiguration of our library collections at both campuses. This review will include different document types and formats including reference material, circulating monographs, government… Continue Reading →

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