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Areas for graduate students

With the recent opening of LB5, graduate students are now enjoying a beautiful new section of the Webster Library just for them. More about graduate students’ study spaces at the Concordia University Libraries.

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 →

Excerpts from our Webster Library Transformation guest book

I am so proud of this project to revitalize the Webster Library, and this space is spectacularly beautiful.  Truly space for a 21st century education!  Bravo!  Merci! Dr. Alan Shepard I was a Concordia student when Webster opened in the… Continue Reading →

Photos from the opening of LB-3 East

Images: © Concordia University, photos by Lisa Graves.

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 →

You’re invited to the opening of the Webster Library Transformation (Phase 1)

Join us on Monday, September 28 at 1:00 p.m. for the reopening of LB3 East.   See you there!

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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