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study spaces

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 →

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

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-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 →

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 →

21 different types of study spaces in the Library

As the Webster Transformation progresses, so does the number of environments for study and research. We listened to our users’ needs for a diverse range of working environments. By the time the Webster Library Transformation is complete, we’ll offer a… 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 →

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 →

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