Category Archives: News & Articles

A place to share interesting articles and other bits of information.

All together now: Building community through student book clubs

The COVID era has challenged us all in ways we couldn’t have anticipated 17+ months ago. In addition to physical, mental, and emotional fatigue, many of our classmates and coworkers report feeling isolated and disconnected from community. Using graphic novels … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Comments Off on All together now: Building community through student book clubs

Library Instruction continues apace! Time to book for Fall 2021.

With our return to campus and re-opening of the library, your Liaison Librarians are ready to return to in-person workshops along side our excellent virtual services! If you’re planning to have your students gather resources, synthesize information, and ground their … Continue reading

Posted in About Langara | Comments Off on Library Instruction continues apace! Time to book for Fall 2021.

Ezproxy New Login Screen – June 1, 2021

Ezproxy will have a new login screen this summer! Ezproxy is a web proxy server providing off-campus access to library’s licensed resources. Through authentication, legitimate Langara users can access online resources seamlessly as if they are accessing from on-campus. Beginning … Continue reading

Posted in About Langara | Comments Off on Ezproxy New Login Screen – June 1, 2021

Library Catalogue Maintenance – June 2, 2021

The Library online catalogue system will be undergoing a software upgrade. WHEN? Wednesday, June 2, 8am-noon What is available during this time: borrowing library materials at the Check Out Desk What are NOT available during this time: searching in the … Continue reading

Posted in About Langara | Comments Off on Library Catalogue Maintenance – June 2, 2021

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 Open Student Scholar Prize!

In March and April of this year Open Langara and the Library jointly ran the Open Student Scholar Prize for the second time, with great success! The judges were pleasantly surprised to receive almost double the number of submissions from … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter, Langara Authors, Open Access | Comments Off on Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 Open Student Scholar Prize!

Library Ezproxy Software Upgrade – April 29, 2021

The Library Ezproxy software will be upgraded on April 29, 2021, 7:30 am – 8:30 am. During this time there will be intermittent interruptions to the access of library online databases and e-resources from off-campus. If you have any questions … Continue reading

Posted in About Langara | Comments Off on Library Ezproxy Software Upgrade – April 29, 2021

2021 Langara Open Student Scholar Prize

We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 Langara Open Student Scholar Prize. This prize, created by the Langara Library, Open Langara, and the Langara Institutional Repository (The LaIR), celebrates exemplary work being done by Langara students and offers them the opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter, Open Access | Comments Off on 2021 Langara Open Student Scholar Prize

Langara embarks on an exciting partnership for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Exciting news! snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ – Langara College has joined Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Thompson Rivers University, and four US colleges (Montgomery College, Maricopa Community Colleges, Pima Community College, and the Community College of Baltimore County) as an institutional partner in the … Continue reading

Posted in About Langara, Academic Innovation Newsletter, Open Access | Comments Off on Langara embarks on an exciting partnership for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Academic Innovation Directory – updated

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

Posted in About Langara | Comments Off on Academic Innovation Directory – updated

Open Education Project Spotlight: Computer Science’s Saeed Mirjalili

In July 2020, Saeed Mirjalili was awarded one of three inaugural Langara Open Education Grants. The grants provide Langara instructors with $1,500 to help further open education projects on campus. An instructor in Langara’s Department of Computing Science & Information … Continue reading

Posted in Open Access | Comments Off on Open Education Project Spotlight: Computer Science’s Saeed Mirjalili