Category Archives: About Langara

Information and stories about Langara College and Library.

Langara Library is here for you, no bones about it!

  October is Canadian Library Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the important roles libraries play in their communities, especially through the unique services and resources they provide beyond traditionally-imagined book collections. Our own Library and Learning Commons is no … Continue reading

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Book Library Workshops for Fall 2019 Now!

It’s never too early to think about how to best help students on their research assignments for next term! If your class has a significant assignment that asks students to gather resources, synthesize different ideas, and make sure they cite … Continue reading

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Time to Book Library Instruction – Spring 2019

We’re all looking forward to a well deserved break, but if you’re already thinking about class planning for the January term, consider adding library instruction to get your students set up for research and citation success! At the library, we … Continue reading

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Reminder to Book Library Instruction – Fall 2018

While we still have one more month of glorious summer, many of us are already looking forward to course planning in September. If your assignments require research and citations, you should consider adding library instruction to your syllabus this fall. … Continue reading

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Library Instruction for Summer 2018 – Reminder and Announcements!

Happy end of term! As we wind down Spring and turn our thoughts to Summer, now is the perfect time to consider adding library instruction into your curriculum! If you have added the online library tutorials in your courses in … Continue reading

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Skeletons in the Collection

This February, Langara Library added a human skeleton anatomy model to its collection and joined the growing ranks of public and academic libraries lending not just books and videos, but also “stuff”. These non-traditional collections are sometimes popularly referred to as The Library of Things. Like many other Thing Libraries, Langara acquired these non-traditional materials in response to local needs. Continue reading

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Academic Innovation Directory – updated for January 2018

For Langara employees… The Directory – updated for January 2018 includes all the areas represented within the Academic Innovation portfolio: Library and Learning Commons CAPER-BC Educational Technology (EdTech) Teaching & Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC)

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Academic Innovation Directory – updated for September 2017

For Langara employees… The Directory (updated September 12) includes all the areas represented within the Academic Innovation portfolio: Library and Learning Commons CAPER-BC Educational Technology (EdTech) Teaching & Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC)

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Paths to Reconciliation: Thoughts from the APAG Mini-Conference

By Alison Curtis, Librarian I attended three reconciliation workshops at the April APAG Mini Conference: Carving for Reconciliation Cohort Student Meet and Greet; Reconciliation: The Journey of Our Generation; and Silversmithing for Reconciliation. Each provided different ways to learn about … Continue reading

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#RDRinYVR: Dr. Robin DeRosa talks open education with Langara

On March 21st, Langara kicked off Open Education Week 2017 with a visit from renowned open education researcher and advocate Dr. Robin DeRosa. Entitled Beyond OER: The Promises, Pitfalls, and Potential of Open Education, Robin’s keynote presentation focused on three … Continue reading

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