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Suggestion: Computer Use

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… This is in reference to workstations on Level 3. Most students leave them for over 15 minutes to even half an hour (observed for workstations next to me). Often, I come to the library, find vacant spots but on going to/near the desktop there’s always a notebook and a “BRB” […]

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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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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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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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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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