Category Archives: News & Articles

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

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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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

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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

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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)

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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

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Book your virtual library instruction for Spring 2021!

While online learning continues, your subject liaison librarians are still hard at work creating new virtual lessons and online learning objects to deliver our consistently amazing information literacy instruction. If your students are completing assignments with a research component, consider … Continue reading

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Open Education Challenge Series: Bite-sized learning for busy educators

Last week Langara’s open education partner, BCcampus, announced a micro-learning series for busy B.C. post-secondary educators to dip their toes into open pedagogy and practices. The target audience is faculty who are completely new to open education. “You might have … Continue reading

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