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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 →

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 →

Help us design the future

Take part in the Webster Library Transformation consultation series Date: Monday, September 28 to Friday, October 2, 2015 Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. We’re looking for students with a keen interest in visual, information or usability design to provide… Continue Reading →

Concordia Libraries invite you to develop Estimote Beacon apps for smart phones

We’re piloting an Estimote Beacon project in the Webster Library. Estimote Beacons are miniature wireless sensors that can be attached to any location or object and send tiny radio signals that contain information about a location or object to surrounding… Continue Reading →

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