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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 →

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 →

Prix D’Excellence for best PR/ marketing/ communications initiative

Concordia University has won its second gold medal for the communications regarding the Webster Transformation! This time, the University has been awarded a Prix D’Excellence from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE). The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the… Continue Reading →

Touch screens for group study room bookings

Touch screens for study room reservations are now beside group study rooms on LB3 and LB5 and are planned to be rolled out in other locations in the future. Use these touch screens to: Check in (required): Within 30 minutes… Continue Reading →

New temporary entrances for the Webster Library

As part of Phase 3 of the Webster Library Transformation project, LB-2 is closed for renovations. The main staircase entrance to the Webster Library is closed until February 2017 as it is part of this phase of construction. Visitors may… Continue Reading →

Poetry contest winners

We are delighted by the enthusiastic reception that the Poetry Contest received.  One hundred and twenty-three poems were submitted by 81 poets and as you can well imagine, the jury members had quite a challenging task at hand. But more… Continue Reading →

Student poetry contest

When Pomerleau Construction encloses the main staircase area of the Webster Library to proceed with the renovations planned for Phase 3, the Library will use the outside walls of the staircase enclosure to post directional signage and to display the… Continue Reading →

We won an award for best practices in communications and marketing

Concordia University’s publicity campaign for the Webster Library Transformation (which includes this blog) won an award for best practices in communications and marketing. Read more…

A “sign” of the times

Webster Library gave the mandate to a consulting firm specialized in institutional signage to develop a concept consistent with and appropriate for this special Transformation. The new signage will convey the many messages users decode each time they analyse a… Continue Reading →

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