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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 →

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 →

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

The main entrance to the Webster Library is now open.

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 →

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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