Category Archives: Learning Commons

Thanks for celebrating the Learning Commons!

Many thanks to all of the Langara employees who stopped by our open house yesterday!  It was wonderful to see everyone, and show off our new space and services. Congratulations also to the lucky winners of our draw prize! Grand … Continue reading

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Ice cream, liqueurs, and improved learners–what more could you ask for?

Don’t forget to kick off summer with the Langara Learning Commons Employee Open House! When:  June 20, 11am-3pm (drop in)Where:  Langara Learning Commons (Library 1st floor) An open house for all Langara employees, the event will showcase the services, technology … 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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New Workshop for Students: Research Paper Help

We are pleased to announce another student-centred workshop, in collaboration with the Writing Centre: Drop-In Research Paper Help Get help with academic writing and research! Wednesday, March 6:  12:30-1:20pmRoom L108 Whether your students are new to academic research, have specific … 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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February Workshop: Citation Bootcamp

We are pleased to announce a new student-centred workshop, in collaboration with the Writing Centre: Citation Bootcamp Tuesday, February 12th:  3:30-4:20pmThursday, February 27th:  12:30-1:20pm Room L108 This hands-on workshop was designed by Librarians and the Writing Centre to help students … Continue reading

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Quiet Coming Back

At Libraries, Quiet Makes a Comeback, by Jennifer HowardThe Chronicle of Higher Education, July 16, 2012 A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Technology section discusses the impact of technology on students and libraries. The ubiquitous computers, laptops, … Continue reading

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