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Archive for March, 2017

Suggestion: Group Study Rooms

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Recently when looking to book a group study room in the library, we noticed that all of the bookings online had been filled out. However, when you go to the actual rooms themselves, they are empty because people haven’t shown up. What me and my friends usually do is just […]

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Your Intelligent Career

Thanks to all Library and University staff who attended Professor Julia Richardson’s workshop Your Intelligent Career last Tuesday. The workshop hosted over 50 attendees and was a great success. One lucky participant won a copy of Julia’s book, but for those of you who want to explore the ideas and insights further – Professor Richardson’s […]

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Suggestion: Printer on Level 5

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can you give the printer on level 5 a service? The poor thing is so squeaky whenever it prints. The Library responds… Thank you for your comment. We appreciate you advising us of this issue and will raise this with Curtin IT Services (CITS). Barbara Parnaby Manager Curtin University Library

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Basic VR Development Workshops

Learn about virtual reality design and build a basic game with Curtin Library Makerspace. The Curtin Library Makerspace and the Australian Virtual Reality Network, Curtin invites interested staff and students to a two part series of introductory workshops on basic VR development. These sessions will include C# programming, fundamentals to Unity and the creation of a basic text game. […]

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Having difficulty accessing an eBook

This could be because eBooks have different licences which determine the number of users that can read the book at the same time. One of our eBook providers, Ebook Central displays this information when you open a particular book title under Availability: Your institution has access to 1 copy of this book – these are […]

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50 Objects for 50 Years

What do cut throat razors, Hunter’s First Fleet Journal, and a Pentax camera have in common? They’re all objects found in Curtin Library! Join us on a journey through the Library Special Collections via the 50 Objects for 50 Years blog, updated each week with a new object. Since the inception of WAIT/Curtin University the […]

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Suggestion: report a problem

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi there, I would like to suggest that the library consider adding a “suggest correction” button on the full record of texts, so that signed-in users can make amendments to listings. These suggestions could then be manually approved or approved by an algorithm. Over time, this would improve the quality […]

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Did you find it? survey

Did you find the items you needed? At Curtin University Library we aim to provide you with the best possible service and will be running a survey from Monday 27 – Thursday 30 March to see if you found the resource you were looking for. This valuable information will be used to improve our services […]

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Suggestion: using laptops at computer spaces

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I always see people sitting at the computers (specifically on level 3) while only using their laptops! I find this very frustrating as I (and many others) are walking around trying to find a computer and these people are taking up spaces. Just today in a space of 5 […]

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Suggestion: noise

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I am a research student at Curtin. I found out that these days there are some activities in the library room 6105 at night and the noise has seriously disturbed students in the other rooms near that lab. I suppose that the library should provide a quite and nice […]

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