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E-books are easy to access via catalogue

By Curtin Library 26 April 2012 News & events Comments off

With more than 80,000 e-book titles available, the library’s growing e-book collection can be readily discovered and accessed by searching the catalogue.

Finding e-books in the catalogue:
Enter your search terms as usual then on the results page under Refine My Results select Books and then Full Text Online.


To access the book click on Online resource and read it online.

Electronic resources enable the library to provide the broadest and most equitable access to the collection for all Curtin students and staff, whether studying on campus or online.

And if you just want to browse, don’t forget to view our virtual bookshelf.

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ANZAC Day closure

By Curtin Library 20 April 2012 News & events Comments off

All Curtin libraries will be closed on ANZAC Day, Wednesday 25 April. Normal hours will resume on Thursday 26 April.

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Looking for a computer in the library?

By Curtin Library 16 April 2012 News & events Comments off

The library now has 28 laptops available for loan from the level 2 Enquiries Desk at Robertson Library. Laptops can be loaned for 3 hours and can only be used within Robertson Library.

The laptops have all the programs that are available on other library computers, including the Internet, but are mobile.

For more information please click here.

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Library on Facebook and Twitter

By Curtin Library 12 April 2012 Highlights Comments off

You can now keep up to date with library news, forthcoming events and general library information on both Facebook and Twitter.

Our pages will be monitored between 8.30am and 4.30pm on weekdays.

If you would like to join us you can follow the links bellow.

Facebook Twitter

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Featured LibGuide: Apps & Mobiles

By Curtin Library 12 April 2012 News & events Comments off

Easily find apps and mobile resources to help your study and research!

  • Discover apps and mobile sites relevant to your area of study
  • Find and learn about useful QR codes
  • Explore the many apps available to help you with productivity, note-taking, time management, document management and more.

Check out the Apps & Mobiles LibGuide today.

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Document Delivery Easter closedown

By Curtin Library 4 April 2012 News & events Comments off

Curtin Graduate School of Business will be closed from Friday 6 April to Tuesday 10 April inclusive.

Deliveries of library items from Robertson Library will be as follows: The last delivery before Easter will be Thursday 4 April, with delivery after Easter resuming on Thursday 12 April. Following this there will be no delivery on Friday 13 April to Monday 16 April inclusive. Normal delivery patterns will resume on Tuesday 17 April. We thank you for your understanding.

Robertson Library will be closed from Friday 6 April to Monday 9 April inclusive for the Easter break. Document Delivery requests may be submitted as normal, and will be dealt with in the order received from Wednesday 11 April.

Enjoy your break.

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Computer accessibility

By Stuart McDonald 30 March 2012 News & events Comments off

From the Suggestion Box @ your library …

I’m really really ANNOYED that I can’t use the catalogue computers because people are using them for Facebook. Please police this issue!

Library response …

Thanks for letting us know about this problem. I can undestand how annoying this can be.

If you notify a staff member at the time you experience this issue we will be able to intervene on the spot.

I will also look at the signage around those computers to see if we can make the appropriate use of those computers clear.

Lynne Vautier

Associate Director

Flexible Delivery & Lending Services

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Re-carpeting in Robertson Library

By Curtin Library 21 March 2012 News & events Comments off

Some areas on level 6 of the Robertson Library will be re-carpeted over the next few days. The areas concerned will be unavailable during this time.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Electrical work in Robertson Library

By Curtin Library 20 March 2012 News & events Comments off

Urgent electrical work is being undertaken on level 2 of the Robertson Library on Thursday 22 March 2012 and it may affect areas in the library. The work is scheduled to finish by 8.30am.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Join us on Facebook and Twitter

By Curtin Library 7 March 2012 News & events Comments off

We are now on Facebook and Twitter and will be updating these pages with news, upcoming events and general library information. The pages will be monitored between 8.30am and 4.30pm on weekdays.

If you would like to join us you can follow the links bellow.

Facebook      Twitter

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