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From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Not really a suggestion, more just some feedback. I’d like to thank the library staff who recently went above and beyond to hunt down a book for me that was hidden away upstairs somewhere. Initially in the morning, the people at the service desk were fairly unhelpful, and said they […]

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Suggestion: Hot Water

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Would we please be able to have a kettle or similar to access hot water in the library? The Library responds… Thank you for your suggestion Emma. In response to student requests a Zip Tap dispensing hot water has been installed in the Lounge on level two of the Robertson […]

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ANZAC Day Opening Hours

Please note that Library opening hours will change due to ANZAC Day on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Robertson Library The Robertson Library will close at midnight on Monday 24 April and re-open 12pm Tuesday 25 April. Enquiries Desk will operate on reduced hours from 12pm to 8pm on Tuesday 25 April. WA School of Mines Kalgoorlie Library Monday 24 April […]

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Suggestion: Level 6 Male Toilets

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can you please assign someone to clean the male toilet in level 6 silent room. Its exuding a very offensive smell. Thank you. The Library responds… Thank you for the urgent suggestion. We have requested the cleaners take care of this as a priority. Lynne Vautier Associate Director Curtin University […]

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Suggestion: Noise on Level 5

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I know its a Thursday arvo but can you please monitor the group rooms on lvl 5. People in one room are too loud. This floor has quiet area signs. The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback.  I have asked Library Staff to monitor this.  You can also report […]

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Communications tower maintenance

Over the Easter break maintenance will be conducted on the communications tower on top of Robertson Library. Works will start on Friday 14 April when the Library is closed, and will continue until Monday 17 April. During this time, there will be no access to the Library via the south entrance*. Please enter via the […]

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An integrated approach to study skills: The Learning Centre joins the Library

For much of its 15 year existence, The Learning Centre has functioned as a student learning support area working with several University areas, but has lacked a central focus and critical mass. However, in 2017 The Learning Centre found a new home in Curtin University Library. The complementary resources and skills of each area have […]

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The Library – destination of choice on campus

There were over 2 million in-person visits to Robertson Library during 2016 (2,056,486), representing an increase on the visits in 2015 (just over 1.9 million) and demonstrating the ongoing popularity of the Library as a destination. The installation of the thermal, bi-directional people counting system in December 2015 allows more accurate monitoring of the number […]

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Developing Online Copyright Training

Navigating Australian Copyright legislation compliance often generates uncertainty and confusion; particularly in a digital environment. Curtin University Library has developed a series of short online training modules to assist staff in understanding their entitlements and obligations in relation to copyright. The six modules cover: Copyright Basics  –  an introduction to copyright and what constitutes copyright […]

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An Intelligent Career and more: academics donate their books to the Library

Curtin University Library was recently delighted to receive donations of three books written by our talented academic staff. Dr Subas Dhakal from Curtin University’s School of Management recently donated a signed copy of his book Friends of Brixton Street Wetlands to the Library. The book is the result of many years of work and has many lovely […]

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