Images: © Concordia University, photos by Lisa Graves.
The transformation of LB5 brought 550 additional study spaces to the Webster Library. Three bright and airy new reading rooms on LB5 add to the list of spaces available for students. Each of the 3 reading rooms were given a name… Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
On February 18, 2016, a diptych painting (oil on canvas) by the artist Gershon Iskowitz (Poland 1921- Canada 1988) was hung in the Seminar Room (LB-362). It is on loan to the Webster Library, courtesy of the Leonard-and-Bina-Ellen Gallery. Additional chairs were… Continue Reading →
Above: Rendering of the Webster Library’s main staircase, © Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes Phase 3 of the renovations is probably the largest of the four phases since it will encompass all of LB2, including the entrance, the circulation and reference desks,… Continue Reading →
Concordia University’s publicity campaign for the Webster Library Transformation (which includes this blog) won an award for best practices in communications and marketing. Read more…
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 →