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Server upgrades: 2 July 2017

Please note that the Library’s servers are being upgraded on 2 July 2017. As a result online Library services may be disrupted on this day. The Library apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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Sanctions: don’t delay your exam results

Don’t delay your exam results. To avoid sanctions, please return all items by the due date and keep outstanding fines below $20. Check due dates on all Library items here.

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Suggestion: Loans Desk Hours

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… ECU & Murdoch close loans desk at 5pm. If Curtin library budget is tight, consider example set by other unis. The Library responds… Thank you for the suggestion. Barbara Parnaby Manager Curtin University Library

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Competition winners: LibQual survey

The Library is pleased to announce the winners of three $300 Co-op Bookshop vouchers and prize packs. The vouchers were awarded for completing the recent LibQual survey. Congratulations to our prize winners, and thanks to all that participated in the Insync survey. We are currently analysing the results and considering your feedback.

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Semester break opening hours

Curtin Library opening hours will change over the semester break. Please see our libraries’ opening hours below: Robertson Library (Bentley) The Library will shut at 6pm on 23 June 2017. SEMESTER BREAK (24/6/17 – 30/7/17) Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm Full service, all floors open to all clients. Saturday – Sunday Closed WA School […]

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Suggestion: study room use

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Dear Library Team, I have notices multiple times that students dump their belongings on a table in the silent room and then disappear for an hour or two, or use them to sleep. In my opinion it defeats the purpose of the “study” room and it is unfair for people […]

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Suggestion: laptop power cables

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… HI I was wondering if you guys could have some spare chargers at reception, especially for MacBooks and maybe other laptops/phones when someone forgets their charger thank you The Library responds… Thank you for the suggestion. The Library does offer a charge bar with connectors so that you can recharge […]

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Suggestion: level 6 study rooms

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Allow students to book one of the few individual study rooms on Level 6, and make them silent all throughout the semester. This would greatly assist those of us who are easily distracted. The Library responds… Thank you for the suggestion. Based on the popularity of the ‘Silent on Six’ […]

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Suggestion: Library facilities

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… a few easily accessible microwaves to help heat up food brought from home. sufficient amount of power points within reach of every work station smaller group tables and more of them to accommodate more people as opposed to the large table currently. There is a lot of wasted floor space […]

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Suggestion: requesting resources

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The recall system is being taken advantage of. I’ve often had holds on books I need urgently only to have them recalled – probably by the same person I recalled them from – as soon as I check it out. There needs to be a way we can contest or […]

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