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study spaces

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 →

Universal design in Webster Library

Special attention was given to users with disabilities in the design of the new Webster Library. First of all, the Library offers access to 22 different types of study and research environments to suit the various learning styles. These include… 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 →

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 →

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