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Trick or Treat?

Curtin Library’s databases hold many treats and we would like to share one with you today for Halloween. Justis provides access to common law cases dating back to 1163. Amongst these treasures you can find trials reflecting the widespread belief of the supernatural including sorcerers and witches. In 1616, Bishop Alexander Roberts, wrote about a […]

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Competition winners: Library Help Point Space Survey

The Library is pleased to announce the winners of five $5 Curtin Student Guild vouchers. The vouchers were awarded for completing the recent Library Help Point Space survey. Congratulations to our prize winners, and thanks to all that participated in the survey. We are currently analysing the results and considering your feedback.

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Silent on Six

From the 5th of November until 23rd of November 2018 the whole of level 6 in the Robertson Library (including the group study rooms) will be a designated silent study space. Phone calls must be taken on levels 2, 3, 4 or 5. Please keep this in mind when using the Library. If you are seeking a place […]

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Library Student Assistants Wanted for 2019

Register now for Library Student Assistant positions for the Robertson Library (Bentley campus). These positions are offered to current Curtin University students only.  A current police clearance and proof of citizenship/permanent residence or visa permitting work will also be required for successful applicants. Successful applicants will be offered approximately 8 – 20 hours per week during semester, […]

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Winning with ORCID: Connect your ORCID through elements

Congratulations to this week’s five winners of ORCID Prize Packs! Christine Toye – School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Paramedicine David Belton – School of Earth and Planetary Sciences Philip Bland – School of Earth and Planetary Sciences Liam Scarlett – School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences Cameron Neylon – School of Media, Creative […]

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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 https://answers.library.curtin.edu.au/q.php? 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 measure 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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