Introducing LaIR: The Langara Institutional Repository

Alli Sullivan and Anna McAuliffe

Librarian Alli Sullivan presenting
Oakridge Centre gift card to contest
winner Anna McAuliffe

Thanks to everyone who submitted their creative ideas for the Institutional Repository Naming Contest, which ran through March and April. We received 148 submissions from staff and students across campus!

A panel of judges consisting of representatives from the Library, Langara’s Educational Technology (EdTech) department, and the Scholarly Activity Steering Committee unanimously selected the winning entry: LaIR (Langara Institutional Repository).

Congratulations to  Anna McAuliffe from the Dean’s Administration, who submitted the winning entry. A runner-up prize was awarded to Anne Dodds from the Office of the Dean of Arts. Both Anna and Anne received gift cards to Oakridge Centre.

The LaIR is now up-and-running and the inaugural collections can be viewed at: http://lc.arcabc.ca

Check in regularly as we will be adding more collections in the coming months.

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