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Semester Two Library opening hours

Robertson Library (Bentley campus) From Monday 30 July 2018 Robertson Library will be open 24 hours, every day. SEMESTER OPENING HOURS (COMMENCING 30/7/2018) Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm Full service, all floors open to all clients Monday – Friday  8:00pm – 8:00am Limited service, all floors open to Curtin clients only (swipe card access). Regular Security checks. Saturday  […]

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Library Orientation Semester 2 2018

Get confident using the Library, our resources and facilities by coming to a Library tour or session during Orientation Week. No need to book but places are limited, arrive early! Library Tours A Library tour is your opportunity to get familiar with the resources and facilities available, so that you can get the most out of […]

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Robertson Library refurbishment

From 2019 onwards Robertson Library will undergo an exciting refurbishment to modernise vital Library infrastructure and create the academic Library facility of the future for our clients. With over 2 million visits every year, Robertson Library is situated at the heart of the Bentley campus and is an important academic and social hub for staff […]

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Curtin Librarian wins F A Sharr Award

Curtin Library’s Coordinator, Learning Success Claire Murphy was awarded the prestigious F A Sharr Award at a ceremony held at the State Library of Western Australia on Thursday 24 May. The award is presented to a Western Australian librarian, teacher librarian or library technician within their first three years following graduation, who exhibits the most […]

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Literary Locals: Curtin author readings

On 25 May 2018 the Library hosted five local authors to read from their various written works. Despite the wet and windy weather, Perth patrons travelled to Curtin Bentley campus on a Friday evening to hear stories of motherhood, romance, cooking misadventures, and vivid depictions of our local suburbs. Liz Byrski, Rachel Robertson, and Jude […]

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Liam Olden – award winning UniPASS staff member

UniPASS Peer Learning Facilitator and Geology student Liam Olden was recently awarded the Aniket Desai Prize for his all-round academic, professional and leadership skills at Curtin University. UniPASS is a voluntary academic assistance program that sits within Curtin University Library. Sessions are run by Peer Learning Facilitators like Liam, who guide students in revising unit […]

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Curtin Conversations: A discussion about publishing choices

The Curtin University Library Faculty Librarian team were excited to hold their first Curtin Conversations event on Thursday 14th June 2018. The panel discussion addressed the factors influencing publishing choices and what these choices mean for researchers and for Curtin. The views of each Faculty were represented by our expert panel: Professor Garry Allison, Associate […]

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Meet Academic Skills Advisor Claire Hulcup

Our Academic Skills Advisor Claire Hulcup specialises in providing numeracy support to Curtin staff and students. We asked her to tell us about her role and some recent highlights of her work. “I help students and staff with maths and data analysis at a range of levels and through both workshops and consultations. “My role […]

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Catalogue improvements 25 June – 26 June 2018

Maintenance to the Library Catalogue is scheduled between 8 pm on Monday 25 June 2018 to 8 am on Tuesday 26 June 2018. During this period there may be some interruption to normal Catalogue services.

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2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture presented by Stan Grant

The 2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture will be presented by award-winning journalist and author Stan Grant with an introduction by JCPML Patron, The Hon Julia Gillard AC. The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) Anniversary Lecture commemorates the anniversary of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin’s death on 5 July 1945. Event details Date: Thursday 19 July […]

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