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Suggestion: Paper Towel

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could you please make paper towel available in all the toilets (specifically level 5 silent room female toilet)? Way quicker and more effective than the dryers! The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback. To reduce the Library’s environmental impact and paper waste in the toilets, these are installed with […]

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Suggestion: Noise on Level 6

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi. Just a suggestion for level 6 silent study area room. In the room next to the silent study rooms there tends to be allot of noise from the rooms, even during night times when there are no classes. People in those rooms do not realise we in the silent […]

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Suggestion: Service at the Library

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Not really a suggestion, more just some feedback. I’d like to thank the library staff who recently went above and beyond to hunt down a book for me that was hidden away upstairs somewhere. Initially in the morning, the people at the service desk were fairly unhelpful, and said they […]

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Suggestion: Hot Water

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Would we please be able to have a kettle or similar to access hot water in the library? The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion Emma. In response to student requests a Zip Tap dispensing hot water has been installed in the Lounge on level two of the Robertson […]

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ANZAC Day Opening Hours

Please note that Library opening hours will change due to ANZAC Day on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Robertson Library The Robertson Library will close at midnight on Monday 24 April and re-open 12pm Tuesday 25 April. Enquiries Desk will operate on reduced hours from 12pm to 8pm on Tuesday 25 April. WA School of Mines Kalgoorlie Library Monday 24 April […]

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Suggestion: Level 6 Male Toilets

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can you please assign someone to clean the male toilet in level 6 silent room. Its exuding a very offensive smell. Thank you. The Library responds… Thank you for the urgent suggestion. We have requested the cleaners take care of this as a priority. Lynne Vautier Associate Director Curtin University […]

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Suggestion: Noise on Level 5

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I know its a Thursday arvo but can you please monitor the group rooms on lvl 5. People in one room are too loud. This floor has quiet area signs. The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback.  I have asked Library Staff to monitor this.  You can also report […]

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Communications tower maintenance

Over the Easter break maintenance will be conducted on the communications tower on top of Robertson Library. Works will start on Friday 14 April when the Library is closed, and will continue until Monday 17 April. During this time, there will be no access to the Library via the south entrance*. Please enter via the […]

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An integrated approach to study skills: The Learning Centre joins the Library

For much of its 15 year existence, The Learning Centre has functioned as a student learning support area working with several University areas. However, in 2017 The Learning Centre found a new home in Curtin University Library. The complementary resources and skills of each area have opened up new opportunities for student learning support. The […]

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The Library – destination of choice on campus

There were over 2 million in-person visits to Robertson Library during 2016 (2,056,486), representing an increase on the visits in 2015 (just over 1.9 million) and demonstrating the ongoing popularity of the Library as a destination. The installation of the thermal, bi-directional people counting system in December 2015 allows more accurate monitoring of the number […]

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