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Suggestion: online tutorials

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi there. I saw many other universities offer free membership of Lynda.com in library webpage for students and staffs. Any similar plan for Curtin uni student? Thanks and regards, Chris The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion. We agree that lynda.com is a great resource for both students and […]

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Suggestion: cleaning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Curtin Library, Who’s idea was it to have people vacuuming at 6.30am in exam week? Can that please be fixed? Its super annoying – I do not get here at this ungodly hour to have my study ruined. Thank you The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback. The cleaning […]

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Semester break opening hours

Please note that Library opening hours will change from 24 June to 1 August due to semester break. Robertson Library Robertson Library’s opening hours will be 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday. Curtin Graduate School of Business Library Curtin Graduate School of Business Library’s opening hours will not be affected by the semester break. John Curtin Prime […]

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Suggestion: iZone

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Any way we can make the iZone area a no talking zone? There are a lot of people who talk very loud and it distrupts students who are studying and listening to their iLectures. The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion. We are increasing our emphasis on keeping the […]

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Suggestion: toilets

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… As more students are located on 2nd level the bathrooms have become filthy. Needs more cleaning to be done. Clean the bathrooms please Is there any way the bathrooms can be cleaned in the library? I think the library needs to install better hand dryers if you are expecting us […]

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Suggestion: hot water

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Charging people for hot water in their own mug at the cafe is ludicrous… absolutely gobsmacked when I was asked for $1.30 for a cup of hot water that was only half filled. Seriously… I get cheaper hot water at my local cafe in South Perth… The Library responds… Thank […]

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Suggestion: sound proofing

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The study room beside the post-grad rooms transmits sound and can be very distracting especially when it’s quiet. The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback. The Library would like to implement better sound insulation, however the options are very expensive.  We hope this will be included in a future upgrade […]

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Suggestion: toilets

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Frequent bathroom cleaning, especially on ground floor because they always are dirty. The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback on cleaning. I will pass these comments to University Properties, who are responsible for cleaning in the building. Barbara Parnaby Manager Curtin University Library

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Suggestion: study pod

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The individual study pod at level 6 gets really noisy with people talking, laughing and even playing music inside… as the wall between rooms are not soundproof and its open-air at the top, it’s really disturbing.. also, the group tables outside the pods have students talking so loud without caring […]

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Suggestion: microwave

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could we please have a microwave in or around bookmark cafe? It is really annoying having to walk all the way to the guild area or Engineering pavilion to heat up food. The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion. The Bookmark Café is run by the Guild, so you […]

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