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Suggestion: computer sound

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please enable all computers to have access to the volume switch. I come to the library to study and it is frustrating when I cannot listen to a lecture. I understand the reason due to people playing sound out loud. Is there a possibility that computers can be altered so […]

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Suggestion: internet browser

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please cleanse Internet Explorer as the default web browser for Curtin’s computers and replace it with something better and up-to-date, such as Google Chrome. Internet Explorer is ultimately obsolete and has no place in a modern University such as Curtin. The Library responds… Thank you for your comments. I will […]

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Suggestion: coffee machine

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… It would be an extremely useful to have a coffee machine available to students and staff in the foyer after hours, particularly at night. A warm coffee would be a fantastic pick-me-up as the nights get colder and provide extra energy to complete our work. Having a coffee machine would […]

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Suggestion: Library computers

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… During busy periods it is very difficult to find a computer in the library, particularly on the third floor. I have noticed that many students are using their laptops and not the desktop computers, this prevents those who don’t have a laptop working. I have a laptop, however what would […]

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JCPML Anniversary Lecture

The 2016 JCPML Anniversary Lecture will be held on Wednesday 29 June at the John Curtin Gallery. Ms Sally Warhaft will present the lecture titled Curtin’s Call: what our 14th prime minister would make of the federal election campaign. The Honourable Julia Gillard, Patron of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library, will give an introduction. […]

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Commemorating Jon Sanders’ Iconic Voyage

Follow Triple Solo Sailor for daily ‘updates’ on Jon Sanders’ record breaking voyage from 25 May 2016 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Parry Endeavour‘s journey. All blog and Twitter information is sourced from original logbooks, photos and footage taken on the voyage from the Project Endeavour: Jon Sanders’ Triple Circumnavigation of the World Collection. The […]

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Suggestion: closing message

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The 7pm / 5pm closing announcements are so annoying! They’re loud and distracting and pointless. Yes we know when the library enquiries are closing it’s the same every night. Save the PA for emergencies and when the library is actually closing not pointless enquiries desk closure announcements. The Library responds… […]

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Kalgoorlie Library makes the local news

Last week WA Governor Kerry Sanderson visited the WA School of Mines Kalgoorlie campus and a highlight of the visit was a tour of the WA School of Mines Library.

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Have your say today

Complete our online survey open from Monday 23 May – Monday 13 June and tell us what you think about Curtin Library. Your feedback on our services and facilities will help shape the future Curtin Library. Complete the survey for your chance to win one of three GoPro Hero4 Waterproof Action Cameras. Thank you for […]

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Suggestion: karaoke

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Karaoke should not be played right outside the library. It is week 12 and this is a big distraction. The silent room is for people who need silence to study. This room is not silent at all. Karaoke should be played out on the oval where it is not a […]

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