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Suggestion: Use of Laptops

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Just wanted to ask about the use of laptops while sitting in front of an unused computer on level 3. See this happening all the time and it’s frustrating that people aren’t more considerate of people who actually need a computer. Sat behind a couple for hours the other day […]

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Suggestion: Soundproofing Rooms

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Very good rooms although have had difficulty with people in other rooms being very loud!! Rooms need to be either monitored better or installed with sound proof walls because the noise is very hard to study with. The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback. The Library would like to […]

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Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Please note the Library opening hours for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 24 September 2018. Robertson Library Robertson Library’s opening hours will remain the same (24/7) with swipe card access after 8pm. The Library Help desk will be closed. Please find a Library Rover if you require assistance. Curtin Graduate School of Business Library Curtin […]

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Suggestion: Screen Brightness

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could there be a way to turn the screen brightness down on the library computers please? I have tried to look in system settings but I am not allowed to access it. The brightness is giving me a big headache. Thank you The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback. Most […]

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Suggestion: microwave

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can we please get microwaves in the kitchen area of the library? I have visited the Murdoch Geoffrey Bolton Library, the ECU Joondalup Library, and the UWA Reid Library, and all three have microwaves in their libraries. The UWA Reid Library has five microwaves for public use on their first […]

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Suggestion: noise levels

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could the library help assistants please try to make sure that quiet levels are actually quiet? This is a consistent problem and there’s only so much polite asking I can do. It’s a big problem for focused students The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback.  Please contact the Library […]

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Suggestion: high school students

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I have noticed that there are quite often year 11 and 12 students in the library, usually level 5 or 6, they are often disruptive and noisy in groups and usually take up the group study rooms which i believe should be a privilege of curtin uni students. This […]

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Suggestion: toilets

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Dear Library Team, Ventilation in the men’s toilets require some work/improvements, they are unpleasant especially during the evening? Thank You The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback. I have reported this to University Properties, who will inspect and check the toilet ventilation fans are working correctly. University Properties are […]

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Creative Jam: Digital Innovation Hackathon

Creative Jam is a three day team hackathon to solve one of three problems facing university students today: How to help support mental health and wellbeing in students? How to leverage new technology in digital learning experiences? How to connect global communities in a digital age? Winning teams will be awarded JB Hi-Fi vouchers for best […]

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Suggestion: Overhead Lamps

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… There are a couple of overhead lamps in the private study pods on level 5 that aren’t working. Hopefully we can get them fixed. Thanks The Library responds… Thank you for bringing the two lights to our attention. We have ordered replacement fluoro tubes and will replace as soon as […]

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