Category Archives: About Langara

Information and stories about Langara College and Library.

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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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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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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**FINAL REMINDER – Redirection for old Ezproxy links stops after end of August**

In 2019 the Library moved the domain of the Ezproxy server from langara.bc.ca to langara.ca.  Since then a redirection has been put in place to automatically redirect Ezproxy links from the old domain to the new domain. The redirection will … Continue reading

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Reminder to Book Library Instruction – Fall 2020

While we may all be missing our beautiful building, your library team is still here to help you and your students with all their research help needs. Library instruction may look different, but almost all of our services have been … Continue reading

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“That’ll be $0, please”: Art History forgoes textbooks, embraces open education

At the start of the summer semester, Langara Art History students discovered that their learning materials this term will cost them nothing. This surely came as a relief to many struggling with financial instability, limited library access, and delayed textbook … Continue reading

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New Database Trial: Ebsco’s Faculty Select (Open Educational Resources)

With the quick pivot to fully online instruction, open educational resources (OER) are more important than ever before. Unlike commercial learning materials, which are protected by traditional copyright, OER are openly licensed. Open licenses allow educators to retain, reuse, revise, … Continue reading

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Reminder – Redirection for old Ezproxy links stops after end of August

In 2019 the Library moved the domain of the Ezproxy server from langara.bc.ca to langara.ca.  Since then a redirection has been put in place to automatically redirect Ezproxy links from the old domain to the new domain. The redirection will … Continue reading

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Library Instruction for Summer 2020

If you are including a research component to your online courses for Summer 2020, the library is still here to help! We have many different options for online library instruction and we encourage you to reach out to your liaison … Continue reading

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