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Opening Hours 12 June – 24 July

Please note the JCPML will be open 10.00am – 1.00pm from Monday 12 June to Monday 24 July. Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 25 July.

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2017 JCPML Anniversary Lecture

The 2017 John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library Anniversary Lecture will be presented by The Honourable Julia Gillard AC, Patron of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) Anniversary Lecture commemorates the anniversary of John Curtin’s death on 5 July 1945. Curtin was the only Australian Prime Minister to represent […]

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Enter to win a $300 Co-op Bookshop voucher!

Tell us what you think about the Library! Curtin University Library invites students and staff to complete our online survey by clicking here. The survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Term and conditions available here. Your feedback makes a difference! As a result of previous surveys, we have introduced: 24/7 opening hours during semester. […]

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50 Objects for 50 Years

What do cut throat razors, Hunter’s First Fleet Journal, and a Pentax camera have in common? They’re all objects found in Curtin Library! Join us on a journey through the Library Special Collections via the 50 Objects for 50 Years blog, updated each week with a new object. Since the inception of WAIT/Curtin University the […]

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Suggestion: air conditioning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… please turn the aircon down its freezing in here The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion. I can understand feeling too cold is unpleasant. The temperature of the air conditioning is set centrally at the University and not individually controlled by the Library. I will make sure your comment […]

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Suggestion: loan due dates

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Its frustrating that books are due back on the weekend and public holidays. Make them due back on weekdays. The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback.  I can understand that it may not be possible or convenient to come to campus on the weekend.  Due dates are determined by […]

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News from the JCPML – March edition

Our newsletter News from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and Special Collections contains information regarding the Library’s Special Collections housed at the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and reports on JCPML events. View our current newsletter here. If you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your inbox please subscribe via this link.

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Subscribe and win!

To celebrate the launch of the News from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and Special Collections newsletter we’re rewarding new subscribers. The first 50 new subscribers between 6 – 20  March 2017 will receive a small JCPML keepsake. Simply subscribe via this link, and we’ll contact you if you are a winner.

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HIVE Summer Intern

This summer the JCPML had the privilege of hosting a Curtin HIVE summer intern, Humanities student Benjamin McConnell, one of eleven students to have been awarded an internship for 2016/2017. The HIVE summer internships are for a period of 10 weeks and provide participants with an opportunity to explore the use of visualisation technologies used […]

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Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society visit

The JCPML recently hosted a visit and stacks tour organised for members of the Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society. Members of the group were shown selected items from the personal possessions of John Curtin and other archival materials to demonstrate the collection management approaches, storage and rehousing methods, and approach to digitisation adopted by the […]

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