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Friends of Brixton Street Wetlands book donation

Dr Subas Dhakal recently donated a signed copy of his book Friends of Brixton Street Wetlands to Curtin University Library. Dr Dhakal from Curtin University’s School of Management is an academic in the field of sustainable development. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow under the federally funded CRN program implemented in partnership between Southern Cross University […]

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The Learning Centre has moved

The Learning Centre has moved from our previous location in 303 to The Robertson Library in building 105. We will be offering our usual range of face-to-face workshops, including Time Management, Paraphrasing and Avoiding Plagiarism, Numeracy, and many more. For full details and to register, go to:  http://life.curtin.edu.au/learning-support/workshops-and-seminars.htm You can also complete our online interactive […]

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Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society visit

The JCPML recently hosted a visit and stacks tour organised for members of the Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society. Members of the group were shown selected items from the personal possessions of John Curtin and other archival materials to demonstrate the collection management approaches, storage and rehousing methods, and approach to digitisation adopted by the […]

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Catalogue Tip 5: reading eBooks

To find an eBook through the Library Catalogue: Enter your search terms and click Search. Under Refine My Results on the left side of the page, click on Books. Under Show only click on Available Online. You will now have a list of electronic books that you can read online. You can read an eBook on […]

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Catalogue Tip 4: timing out

If you keep getting ‘timed out’ of the Catalogue, here’s what you can do: Try emptying the cache on your computer and then restart the browser – this works in a lot of cases, especially for those using Internet Explorer. If you are still having problems, try the following: Go to the Library Catalogue. On […]

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Semester 1 2017 Opening Hours

Robertson Library (Bentley campus) From Monday 27 February 2017 Robertson Library will be open 24 hours, every day. Please refer to the details below: SEMESTER OPENING HOURS (COMMENCING 27/2/2017) Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm Full service, all floors open to all clients Monday – Friday  8:00pm – 8:00am Limited service, all floors open to Curtin clients only […]

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Robertson Library Parenting Room Unavailable

Due to works being completed the Parenting and Rest Room on Level 2 of the Robertson Library will be unavailable on Wednesday 22 February. During this time, clients may use facilities in the Counselling and Health Services building 109. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Dr Narrelle Morris visits Robertson Library

Dr Narrelle Morris recently signed a copy of her book Australia’s War Crime Trials, 1945-51 for Curtin University Library. This unique volume provides a detailed analysis of Australia’s 300 war crimes trials conducted in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. Thanks to Curtin Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Morris for visiting Robertson Library. […]

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Catalogue Tip 3: finding items

First, search for an item through the Library Catalogue and go into the item record. For physical items: Click on the Check Availability tab in the item’s record. The Library location will indicate where it can be found on the shelf and if it is available to borrow. For electronic items: Click the Online Resource […]

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Catalogue Tip 2: getting help

The Using the Library Catalogue LibGuide demonstrates how to: search the catalogue, locate items, request items, and useful tips about getting the most out of the Catalogue. Get a headstart on your search and check out the Using the Library Catalogue LibGuide.

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