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Library reopens on 1 May

We’re back! TL Robertson Library will reopen to students and staff from tomorrow, Saturday 1 May 2021 thanks to the easing of COVID restrictions. We’ll be open as usual, 7am – midnight every day. Masks are required to be worn while in the Library. Please bring a mask if you decide to visit. Remember, you […]

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Level up your assignment skills!

Want to improve your research, writing and referencing skills? Level up with our upcoming assignment skills workshops, just in time for your next round of assessments! We’ve got the following workshop sessions on offer, all happening Friday April 30: Session Description Searching for Sources (ONLINE) Discover how to develop and carry out effective searches using library […]

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Library online services are available

The Library is here for you! We have lots of online services available while the Perth campus is closed: UniSkills UniSkills is our academic and study skills support website. Covering assignment, study, digital and numeracy skills and packed full of interactive modules, UniSkills is a one-stop, easy to use, interactive platform to help you through […]

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Browse our historic special collections

Our new special collections pages are now live! We’ve made it easier to browse and search Curtin University Library’s historic special collections. Explore our unique collections, such as: The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Archive – our extensive collection of wartime prime minister John Curtin’s personal records, and items that tell the story of his remarkable […]

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COVID-19 update: April lockdown

Due to the 3-day lockdown, our physical library buildings in the Perth region will close from 6pm Friday 23 April. During this time, we are still offering a range of services online to help you with your studies! If you have any questions, get in touch via our help form. Stay safe, look after each […]

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Peer Academic Mentoring now available!

Curtin students across all faculties and campuses can now access one-to-one peer academic support, either face-to-face or online. Peer Academic Mentors (PAMs) are current Curtin students excelling in their studies, and can assist with: Academic skills (reading, writing, assignment planning, maths, stats and time management) Faculty or course-specific skills and questions Navigating Blackboard and OASIS […]

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Supporting our staff wellbeing

Since its conception in 2015, the Library Staff Wellbeing Team has organised activities and events to support the wellbeing of Curtin Library staff. Library Staff Wellbeing Team L-R: James Ward, Daniel Maloney, Amanda Smith, Claire Hulcup, Tracy Piper, Natalie Woolaston, Miah De Francesch, Amber Wilson. Absent: Sheela Krnjajic. The Team was formed as the result […]

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Reflections from the WAUL Teaching, Learning and Research Forum

2020 marked the inaugural Western Australian University Librarians (WAUL) Teaching, Learning and Research Forum, an event that combined two networking and professional development events: the Research Forum and Sharecase. The forum was held online across three mornings from the 10th to the 12th of November with staff from Curtin, Edith Cowan, Murdoch, Notre Dame and […]

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Our projects for 2021

Each year Curtin University Library develops an annual plan of initiatives in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan. We’ll be working on the following projects in 2021: Trusted information resources Develop strategies to make textbooks more accessible to students. Work to increase the number of items on reading lists which are available electronically. Create a […]

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TL Robertson Library refurbishment

Works on the TL Robertson Library Refurbishment and Services Upgrade are underway. During semester 1, Library opening hours are 7am-12am. Construction works are being carried out between 4am to 2pm to allow for quiet study conditions in the afternoon and evening. Despite the works, most of our services are operating as usual. Updates about the […]

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