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Reading Lists Instruction Guide- updated

An updated Reading List Instructional Guide has been released by the Library. New features covered in the guide include the newly placed Persistent Add Items button, increased use of “Bag It” functionality (for moving citations) and more accessible options for using “Library Discussion”. For further information, please email the Reading List team.

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Network Issue

Please be advised that there is currently a university-wide network issue affecting many of the printers on campus. CITS are aware of this and are working on resolving the problem.

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Suggestion: Leaking Tap

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… There’s a leaking tap in the girls toilets on level 5. The Library responds… Thank you for reporting the leaking tap. We have passed this on to University Properties who will investigate and address the issue. Barbara Parnaby Manager Curtin University Library

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Suggestion: Cleaning Wipes Dispenser

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi! I would like to draw your attention that the wipes on level 5 have run out. And would it be possible if one of the dispensers are placed in the postgrad section on level 5. Thanks The Library responds… Thank you for the suggestion and for letting us know […]

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Literary Locals: Curtin Author Readings

Join us for an evening of creative storytelling from some of our favourite Curtin authors: Liz Byrski, Rachel Robertson, and Jude Bridge. Prepare to be delighted by their stories of personal journeys, relationships, and kebabs. You will also hear from our very talented student authors and members of the Curtin Writers Club: Caitlin Gava, Kai […]

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Suggestion: Loud Door

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The men’s toilet door at silent room, 6th floor,need to be fixed. It makes loud noices like somebody slams it. Thank you. The Library responds… Thank you for reporting the issue with the door. We have passed this on to University Properties to investigate and address the problem. Curtin Library

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Western Australian Law Week

14-18th of May is Western Australia Law Week! Stop by and visit the display on level 3 of the Robertson Library to celebrate and learn more about Curtin Law School. This is also a great opportunity to highlight one of some of the amazing things the Curtin Law School has achieved so far in their short […]

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Suggestion: Drink Fountains

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can the in-built drink fountain at the top of the stairs on level 3 get given a good clean? It is properly gross at the moment! Looks like people wash out their coffee cups in it, but don’t wash the milk down the drain, so it’s all congealed and filthy. […]

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Question: Filtering Results in the Library Catalogue

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Is there any way to filter searches in the catalogue by ‘book’? When I search for a book I often find the reviews of it come up first and there’s no way to filter them out. The Library responds… Thank you for your query. When searching for an item on […]

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Suggestion: ‘Spray Free’ Zone

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Would it be possible to implement the library as a “spray-free” zone, where we are able to discourage library patrons from spraying perfume while inside the library? As a student with asthma, I have a hard time functioning after someone sprays perfume or body-spray, as it often sends me into […]

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