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Transformation

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furniture

18-inch dividers for study carrels

The first carrels with 18-inch dividers have been installed in the Reading Rooms on LB2. This specific type of carrel will help fill the need expressed by many students for an enhanced concentration-friendly study environment. We will be installing additional… Continue Reading →

LB-205 and LB-207 classrooms: flexibility and technology for 21st century learning

As we know, technology and digital learning tools are having a profound impact on the teaching and learning process and on the classroom itself. Webster Library’s two new classrooms are designed with this new mode of learning in mind. The… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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