Category Archives: News & Articles

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

MyLibrary New Login Screen – June 22, 2022

MyLibrary Account will have a new login screen this summer! MyLibrary Account allows users to access their patron record in the library online catalogue system. After logging in, users can request items, save searches, check item due dates and view … Continue reading

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Library Catalogue Maintenance – December 15, 2021

The Library online catalogue system will be down for all day for hardware migration and operating systems upgrade. WHEN? Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 7 am – 6 pm. What is available during this time: picking up requested library materials at the … Continue reading

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Booking Library Instruction for Spring 2022!

With our semester back on campus almost behind us, we at the library are looking forward to continuing to support faculty and students with our effective, innovative, and relevant library instruction. We continue to offer a number of options for … Continue reading

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Organization of Information in Libraries – Not As Innocent As You Think

How we organize information is laden with value related to power structures and worldview. Langara Library, as with most academic libraries uses the Library of Congress classification scheme and subject headings to organize our collection, especially books and media materials. The system has … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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