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Suggestion: Referencing Software

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please install “Mendeley” and its “MS Word” plugin on the library computer as an alternative to End Note, so us researchers who prefer Mendeley library over End Note? The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback. Unfortunately our experience has been that having both EndNote and Mandeley installed on the computers […]

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Suggestion: Study rooms for pairs

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could rooms be made available for 2 people to study. Currently the study rooms are for a minimum of three people, this doesn’t leave an alternative if one person cancels or if the study session is only for two students. Thank you! The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback […]

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Curtin Family Home Open Day

The National Trust will be conducting tours of the inside and gardens of the Curtin family home in September. The home was built for the Curtin family in 1923 and was the much-loved home of John and Elsie Curtin and their children. Don’t miss your opportunity to see inside this historic home. Date: Wednesday, 12th […]

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Suggestion: Coughing in Silent Areas

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please put up signs in the silent areas asking people who are sick with a cough not to use these areas. It is so hard to study when every second person is coughing up their spleen. I know this is a place of higher education and asking people not to […]

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Connect your ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) through Elements

Curtin University is implementing ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) and invites all researchers to create or connect ORCID through Curtin’s Publications Management System, Elements. Create or Connect your ORCID to Elements at Curtin Watch this 30 seconds video. Or follow the steps below: Log in to Elements at Curtin Click Add ORCID Register for […]

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Studiosity: Free learning support for Curtin students

Are you studying a first-year unit? Need help with your assignments? If you answered yes to both of the above give Studiosity a try! Studiosity can provide you with 24/7 access to FREE online personalised feedback for short writing submissions. Or chat live to real advisors who are experts in their fields and have your questions answered quickly. You […]

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Suggestion: Reduced Noise on Level 2

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Level 2 is far too loud. It’s okay to talk and be social in the group table area, but certain groups get too out of control, with loud obnoxious laughing and yelling. If library representatives could just remind these groups to be civilised that would be great. Understandibly, what students […]

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Library Help Point Space Survey

Have you requested assistance from staff in the Library recently? How did you find our Help Point space? The Library is asking for feedback to help us improve the area where we assist you. Please complete our survey for your chance to win one of 5 $5 Guild coffee vouchers. Terms and conditions apply. Complete […]

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Suggestion: VC and Post-Graduate Room

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can we please get two different rooms for the VC list and post-grad students please? The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback. This is being explored as part of the planned Library refurbishment works. Colin Sinclair Manager Curtin University Library

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Suggestion: Library Blinds

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… For the level 2 big library windows facing the ampi-theatre. Blinds that go up and down would be far more useful and helpful instead of vertical blinds as the sun sits just below the top of the blinds and hurts everyones eyes. Then more sunlight would enter into the library […]

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