Library revitalization

The Library has made some big changes to our two main locations – Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. Check them out in the Library revitalization video:

Guided by our vision for library space and student feedback, our revitalization team worked with an advisory committee and architects at WalterFedy on a plan to improve existing spaces and create new spaces that meet the changing needs of our users. This $3.3 million project included $500,000 from our generous donors - an amount that has been matched by the university.  For detailed information, visit the Library renovation blog.

Dana Porter Library

  • More bookable study rooms
  • Dynamic learning environments, including a new flexible Learning lab on the third floor
  • Quiet space for prayer and reflection
  • A new student lounge area for the outreach and wellness activities we already offer
  • The 5th floor is now a staff-only floor to create more student space overall
  • Updated wayfinding signage

Davis Centre Library

  • New study furniture, including carrels and study pods
  • New and improved washrooms, including the addition of a fully-accessible and gender neutral washroom
  • A new quiet reading lounge and wellness area
  • A refreshed entrance with new carpeting and comfortable seating
  • Consolidated computing services close to the new IST Help Desk location
  • Better wayfinding, including an easier-to-find entrance to librarian offices