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Living walls: Another first at Concordia

The Library is once again innovating with its installation of the University’s first living walls, nine of them, to be precise. Concordia has opted for the Envirozone living wall system. The company is based in Montreal. “Several years of research… Continue Reading →

3136 seats! More than doubling our capacity at the Webster Library

Geneviève Hart, Designer from Facilities Management, continues to play an instrumental role in the complex selection and acquisition of furniture and in keeping track of the number of seating spaces in Webster Library. As of August 2017, the count is… Continue Reading →

Join us on Tuesday, September 12 at 1 pm for the opening of Phase 4 of the Webster Library Transformation

Webster Library’s book collection with call numbers H – QA 76.79 will be returned from off-site storage Three new silent reading rooms Six new group study rooms Four presentation practice rooms

18-inch dividers for study carrels

The first carrels with 18-inch dividers have been installed in the Reading Rooms on LB-2. 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 →

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 →

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