Category Archives: Library Building

Surveying in the Library

It has been brought to our attention that an increasing number of students are distributing surveys without prior permission in the Library as part of an assignment.  While we value the benefits of experiential learning, we also need to ensure … Continue reading

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A Busy Start of Term for the Library and Learning Commons

The start of the school year has been particularly busy at the Library, with record numbers of visitors coming through our doors. Over September and October, we have seen an influx of almost 20,000 more visitors compared to the same … Continue reading

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Booking Display Areas in the Library Building

The following procedures apply only to the designated display cases and wall space on the ground floor of the Library Building. (Bookings for these were previously done through Susan Smith and Katie Eliot in the Dean’s Administration office.) Email your … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Langara Library

Happy Holidays from Langara Library! We are sending you warm wishes this holiday season, and all the best in the new year. Our building will be closed from December 24-January 1.  See you in 2014!

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Langara Learning Commons: Year in Review 2012/2013

Did you visit the Learning Commons Open House in June?  Find out how we have supported student learning this past year. Learning Commons Annual Review 2012/2013 (pdf) The Langara Learning Commons is located on the 1st floor of the Library … Continue reading

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Learning Commons: New Service for faculty

New service for instructors! Are you getting repeat questions from students during your office hours?  Would you like the opportunity to work with students in a group outside of class time? The Learning Commons would like to invite faculty to … Continue reading

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Learning Commons Open House (plus ice cream!)

When:  June 20, 11am-3pm (drop in) Where:  Langara Learning Commons (Library 1st floor) Please join us on June 20, 2013 between 11am and 3pm to celebrate the new Langara Learning Commons, located on the first floor of the Library. An … Continue reading

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Video: Building a Learning Commons

In August, a film crew from the iSchool at UBC visited Langara.  They interviewed Patricia Cia, Head of Library Services, and Annie Jensen, Communications Librarian, discussing the development of our new Learning Commons (then under active construction), as well as … Continue reading

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Library Staff Photo Exhibit

One of the main goals of this blog is to give Langara employees a better idea of the work that goes on behind the scenes at your library.  We talk about favourites from our collection, share what we’ve been up … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Best Wishes and a Happy New Year From all of us at Langara College Library – Patricia Cia, Head of Library Services

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