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Library summer break service changes

To allow for building works over the summer break, our Library services will be available from our temporary home in B303, starting Monday 30 November. Come visit us for help, study spaces and more! The TL Robertson building (B105) will remain open until 6pm this Friday, 27 November, before closing until semester one 2021. Access […]

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Suggestion Box: Toilet Paper

From the Suggestion Box@Curtin Library… Is it possible that the Ladies Toilets in the Library could be stocked up with extra toilet paper. This is the third time in three days there has been no toilet paper in the toilets. The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback. We will report this to University Properties […]

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Library works – Saturday 14 November

There will be intermittent noisy works happening in TL Robertson Library on Levels 3 and 6 tomorrow, Saturday 14 November, from 6am to 2pm. You may like to use a quieter space on Level 2, 4 or 5 for your studies during this time. For more information, please visit the project page.

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Peer program empowers students to succeed

Since 2013, the University Peer Assisted Study Success (UniPASS) program hosted by Curtin University Library has helped thousands of students increase their pass rates by an average of 19% while making study engaging and interactive. This increase in pass rates results in success in a student’s degree and skill attainment, and leads to a reduction […]

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Tobacco control success – lessons from the Curtin University Library

This year, the Curtin University Library made the Mike Daube Tobacco Control and Public Health Collection available. The collection is the culmination of more than five decades of research material related to the effects of tobacco and smoking, and public health advocacy, all donated by public heath advocate Professor Mike Daube AO. Daube is a […]

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Universal access with Curtin’s espace: Increasing the progress of research

Since 2003, Curtin University’s institutional repository, espace, has improved public access to information by increasing discoverability and accessibility to Curtin research publications. Over time, Curtin University Library has opened up access to more than 19,000 publication records hosted on the espace platform, and linked to more than 4,000 records hosted on other websites. The public […]

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Enabling Curtin AAS students to become leaders in developing countries

One of the ways universities across Australia contribute to the quality education component of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) is by offering Australian Award Scholarships (AAS). Curtin University’s Library is one of just a few university libraries supporting the scholarship winners in their studies by way of an integrated academic, information and […]

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Our support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Curtin University Library has been working alongside the University to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and 2030 Agenda. This year we have made significant progress in our support of these goals, with a primary focus on goal four, Quality Education. Our project group has identified four programs and initiatives undertaken by the Library […]

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A new look for the JCPML and Library special collections

The Library is putting the finishing touches on a new search interface for the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Archive and Library special collections.  The current system, using Ex Libris Digitool software, has served us well since 2003, but is now reaching end of life. The search for a new catalogue system began in 2017 and […]

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Showcasing Library research initiatives at eResearch Australasia

The eResearch Australasia conference is targeted at researchers and research support professionals seeking to engage in both general and discipline-specific eResearch topics. The year’s event was held virtually 19-23 October and included two presentations and a poster contributed by Curtin Library staff to highlight our recent research initiatives. The first presentation, Developing eResearch maturity at […]

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