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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 →

Summer 2017 Technology Sandbox workshops are now posted

Weekly workshops will be held from June until July. Registration required. 3D Modelling 101 3D Printing 101 Arduino 101 Raspberry Pi 101: Cat selfie machine Intro to Linux Photoshop CC Crash Course Intro to OpenSCAD Intro to Soldering

Kic Click Mini Scanner

Now library visitors have more options for scanning documents. We’ve recently added a mini tabletop book scanner to the Course Reserves room in the Webster Library. Scan books or documents with the machine on the left, then adjust your scans… 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 →

Intro to analogue synthesizers workshops

The new Concordia Library Technology Sandbox is now open and offering 16 workshops for the Concordia community. Like making music? Attend a hands-on workshop on the basics of analogue synthesizers, with the goal of getting you playing and recording as… Continue Reading →

Discover our digital collections in a playful, interactive and serendipitous way: Coming on February 22

Concordia has a huge collection of books: over 1.5 million titles, but this collection is small in comparison to our digital collections. We subscribe to over 500 databases, giving access to over 100,000 journals, tens of millions of articles, reports,… Continue Reading →

The new Technology Sandbox, part of a 21st century library

(Photo credit: “Arduino running ‘blinky”, by Sean (Tailor) Cooney) Jasia Stuart and Sean (Tailor) Cooney are extremely busy getting ready for the much-anticipated opening of the Technology Sandbox. They are testing and calibrating a very wide range of low and… 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 →

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 →

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