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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 →

Books A-G relocated on LB-3

All of the Webster Library books with call numbers from A to G were moved from LB-3 West to the newly-renovated LB-3 East section. This means that visitors can find books on these topics now on LB-3 East: A – General works B… 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 →

Seminar room

Primarily designed for graduate students’ thesis defense, the Seminar Room will also host seminars, meetings, and formal functions of an academic nature. It has 48 seats: 22 around the table and 24 along the walls. It is also technologically equipped to… 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 →

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 →

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!

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