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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 →

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 →

Welcome to Nepal, Spain and Argentina: 3 new large reading rooms on LB5 in the Webster Library

The transformation of LB5 brought 550 additional study spaces to the Webster Library. Three bright and airy new reading rooms on LB5 add to the list of spaces available for students. Each of the 3 reading rooms were given a name… 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 →

Reading rooms: a space for silent study in a communal environment

By Shea Betts, MLIS student (McGill University) and Concordia Student Librarian Even in an age of intensive off-campus library use, communal spaces such as reading rooms can encourage study (Gayton, 2007). Although the availability of electronic library resources allows users… Continue Reading →

Collaborative space

In the newly-renovated LB-3 East section of the Webster Library there is an area designated as a collaborative space. It’s located beside the atrium in between the two large reading rooms.   Many students are working on group projects or studying… Continue Reading →

Zero-Noise Room

Students have struggled to find a completely silent place to study at the Webster Library for years. Some of our students are quite sensitive to small distractions, including the sound of typing on a keyboard, sounds made by computers, or even… Continue Reading →

Bright and inspiring new reading rooms now open on LB-3

There are two brand new silent reading rooms on LB-3 – the first two of a total of nine to come. With plenty of natural light, these rooms are sure to provide a stimulating and inspiring study space for Concordia students. There are… Continue Reading →

Furniture for the Reading Rooms

And finally, for the Reading Rooms, we are happy to share with you photos of the table (one of several variations) and chair selected following the tender process. The table is by Steelcase and the “Sayl Chair” is designed by Herman… Continue Reading →

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