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Withdrawn books free to a good home

The Library has commenced a project to reduce the Robertson Library physical collections’ size. We are removing duplicates and items that are no longer appropriate for the collections. The Library is committed to retaining access to at least one copy, either print or electronic, of all significant collection resources. Withdrawn items will be available for […]

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Scheduled works

Please be advised that on Monday 28 August and Tuesday 29 August from 5am to 7.30am scheduled works will be taking place in the Library and may cause some disruption. The Library apologises for any inconvenience.

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Wear It Purple Day

Support and recognise “Wear It Purple Day” by visiting the  Curtin Library Makerspace (5th Floor) anytime between 10am & 2pm on Friday 25 August to make something purple! We have calico bags and t-shirts to decorate with purple sharpies or fabric paint! You could also knit or crochet something with purple wool or make some badges!

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Suggestion: Computer Time-out

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can we request that the library search catalogue be on standby log-in with our ID for a long time? Whenever I searched for my paper and leave it for maybe 10-15 minutes to read the paper or do my report, I need to log in again and lose my search. […]

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Reminder: Study Skills Bazaar Wednesday, 23 August

Please note that the Library Lounge and zip tap will be unavailable on Wednesday, 23 August due to Study Skills Bazaar. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please see the link below for more event details. http://bit.ly/SkillsBaz2017

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CGSB Library relocation

Due to important maintenance works CGSB Library will be relocating to level 2, room 214 on Thursday 24 August. All Library services will continue to be available from the temporary location. For help, please call CGSB Library on 9266 3388 or Robertson Library (Bentley) on 9266 7166.

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Suggestion: Double Sided Printing Cost

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… One page of double sided printing is the same price as two single side pages. I think the price of the second side should only account for the ink and not the paper (since this is paid on the first side). This would also offer an incentive to students to […]

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Suggestion: Standing Desks

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Standing desks: could the location of the standing desks be added to the library floorpan diagrams? Also it would be good to have these desks located in less-trafficked areas – currently they seem be located in what are movement areas. The Library responds… Hi Lucia Thank you for the suggestion. […]

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Student Lounge Kitchenette unavailable 23/08/17

The kitchenette area, including the hot water zip tap, in the Robertson Library Student Lounge (Lounge @ Your Library) will be unavailable on Wednesday 23 August 2017 until 4pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Suggestion: Double-sided Printing

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I’ve noticed that the printers don’t have a default setting of double-sided printing. I think it would be a good idea as it would save paper and the size of printed documents. The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback.  The default setting for printing should be double-sided however there appears […]

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