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The odyssey of our transition from Library to Learning Commons is now coming to an end

Dear Colleagues, The odyssey of our transition from Library to Learning Commons is now coming to an end.  If you’ve been in the quad since Convocation weekend, you will have … Continue reading The odyssey of our transition from Library to Learning Commons is now coming to an end

Student Success Centre

Located near the Writing Centre on the 2nd floor of the new Library Learning Commons, the Student Success Centre will regroup services targeted to students such as peer mentoring, international … Continue reading Student Success Centre

A completely new addition to the Library: the Learning Commons will be home to a café!

Come September you will be able to fuel your studying with gourmet bagels, grilled cheese and coffee!

ITS Helpdesk will conveniently be located on the 1st floor of the new Library Learning Commons!

Help, where you most need it! You will find the same great services at the ITS Helpdesk once it moves into the Library Learning Commons! To learn more about ITS … Continue reading ITS Helpdesk will conveniently be located on the 1st floor of the new Library Learning Commons!

Preview of the study areas

We can’t wait for the new Learning Commons to open in September! Here’s a preview of the modern and varied study spaces you can expect to find!

Preview of the Reference Room

What you loved most about the Reference Room will be back in September!

Preview of the Writing Centre

The Writing Centre has been temporarily housed in MacKinnon 125 for the past year or more but will re-join the Library when the new Learning Commons opens in September of … Continue reading Preview of the Writing Centre

On April 13th, librarians, staff and members from other stakeholder groups had a tour of the construction site

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to invite you to tour our new Learning Commons this coming Friday, April 13th, at 4:00 p.m.  We will meet at the back of the … Continue reading On April 13th, librarians, staff and members from other stakeholder groups had a tour of the construction site

Furniture Preview

Samples and pictures of the furniture for our new Library Learning Commons were on display in the Centennial Theatre Lobby February 28th and March 1st – 2nd. This furniture was … Continue reading Furniture Preview

What is the Agora for? Everything!

Connecting the two floors of the Library Learning Commons, the Agora will without a doubt be one of your favorite spots. The Agora will be a versatile space that will … Continue reading What is the Agora for? Everything!

November update on the Learning Commons project

Dear Colleagues, I write with a brief update on the Learning Commons project. Renovation of the Library remains on schedule and on budget. The new front windows have now been … Continue reading November update on the Learning Commons project

Closure of the pathway between the Library and Pollack until the end of construction

Good Afternoon, Please note that the construction of the Learning Commons started earlier this week and will go on for about a year. For safety reasons, the pathway between the … Continue reading Closure of the pathway between the Library and Pollack until the end of construction

Update on the Learning Commons Project

Dear Colleagues, I write with a brief update on the Learning Commons Project. The first (demolition) phase of the renovation is now complete.  Library employees and representatives of user groups … Continue reading Update on the Learning Commons Project

Major Infrastructure Investments at Bishop’s

Dear Community members, This morning at 10:30 a.m., the honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Francophonie, and Quebec Minister responsible for Higher Education … Continue reading Major Infrastructure Investments at Bishop’s