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Archive for October, 2018

Suggestion: Monitoring Level 4

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can we have more regular checks on Level Four? Particularly around the booths with the whiteboards, there is always a group of people making so much excessive noise even though there are clearly multiple quiet talking signs around. They are always laughing loud, and talking inappropriately and it really gets […]

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Feedback: Issue with accessing Catalogue

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can’t access library catalogue using my iPad . Any suggestions ?? The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback.  If you are based at Bentley, please see a Library staff member, otherwise please submit any error messages you have via the following link and someone will contact you. Colin Sinclair […]

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International Open Access Week 2018 (22nd October -28th October)

Open Access Week is an annual event focusing on advancing the foundations of open knowledge. It is an opportunity for academics and the research community to learn more about open access and to engage in ongoing conversations that help inspire and advance open access to research. The theme for this year’s Open Access Week ‘Designing […]

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Curtin Conversations: Measuring Engagement – making (social) media work for you

Join the Library for a conversation about how researchers can measuring engagement beyond academia. This year, as part of the 2018 ERA round, Australian universities were asked to show how they are translating their research into economic, social, environmental and other impacts. Researchers are increasingly required to provide evidence of their engagement beyond academia as […]

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Your chance to win: Connect your ORCID through Elements

Create or connect your ORCID through Elements now for a chance to win a coffee voucher, an ORCID ceramic mug, sticker, and badges! Five winners will be drawn randomly every Tuesday between 22 October and 23 November 2018 from a list of ORCIDs connected in Elements. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a persistent digital identifier […]

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Suggestion: Smoking

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I’m a frequent user of the library and am often on campus in the early hours of the night. I find it frustrating how frequently I walk outside to head back to my car and get a face full of smoke as I walk around the corner. Could more […]

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Suggestion: Temperature in the Library

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Is it possible to change the temperature on Level 6? When sititng at the desks opposite the stairwell and elevators on lvl 6 it is unbearably cold. It is extremely difficult to study in these conditions, especilally heading into summer as we are not routinely brining jackets to uni. The […]

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Major Library Help Point Works

From Saturday the 13 October until Monday 15 October the main desk at the Library Help Point on level 2 will be undergoing major works. Staff will still be available to assist you at other areas of the Help Point. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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Suggestion: Finding Items

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could you please put the aisle that print books are located in as this would make finding them much quicker The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion. We do try to make sure that the call number ranges on the ends of the book stacks are as accurate as […]

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Suggestion: Disposal of unwanted items

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi Roberston Library, I understand it has been very difficult to have charities accept your discarded books on the free-books shelf. However, after an engineering friend never picked up some I saved for them, I posted them on Gumtree for free. Within seconds, I got a reply for the lot […]

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