Webster Library

Transformation

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What about the 1% for art?

The “Politique québécoise d’intégration des arts à l’architecture et à l’environnement des bâtiments et des sites gouvernementaux et publicsˮ is already more than 50 years old! This government policy requires that approximately 1% of the budget for the construction of a… Continue Reading →

Soundscapes coming to Webster Library’s main staircase

The Webster Library entrance sound installation is in development and should be completed shortly. Paul Fournier, manager of information systems and technology, and Francisco Berrizbeitia, developer, are working on the audio playback software system and Jared Wiercinski, subject librarian for music, is selecting the… Continue Reading →

LB-2 west reopening on Wednesday, February 22 at 9 a.m.

Webster Library will be closed to users from Sunday, February 19, 11 p.m. to Wednesday, February 22, 9 a.m., to allow for the move and the set up of the Interlibrary Loans department, the new reference desk (soon to be… Continue Reading →

Questions? Ask us! Our new interaction space with users

On February 22, 2017, when users will enter Webster Library, they will be greeted by librarians and staff in a place that will leave no doubt as to its purpose: simply put, whatever your question is, we will find the… 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 →

These chairs with side tables are only available on LB-2. Have a seat in the collaborative space and try them out.

The main entrance to the Webster Library is now open.

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 →

Updates on the LB-2 stairway entrance

Construction is underway on the stairway entrance to the Webster Library. It will be one of the defining architectural features for the library and we are excited to see this entrance on LB-2 West open in late February 2017.

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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