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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 close at 6pm on 24 November 2017. SEMESTER BREAK (25/11/17 – 25/2/18) Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm Full service, all floors open to all clients. Saturday – Sunday Closed WA School of […]

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Suggestion: Level 6 Room Availability

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I noticed the closed computer rooms on 6 and honestly have been really disappointed, I often study there because of the wide tables and good lighting as well as computer availability, to have those rooms closed, especially during the end of semester are a real bummer. I bumped into […]

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Suggestion: Food Monitoring in Postgraduate Room

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi there, The “no food” rule in the postgraduate room is not being obeyed. This exam period I have seen people eating everything from apples and potato chips through to kebabs and pizzas (yes, really!) It is very difficult to concentrate when someone is loudly working their way through a […]

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Suggestion: Yoga Room in the Library

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… A recent study demonstrated the positive protective impact of physical activity behaviors and exercise on stress tolerance among university students (see Bland, Melton, Bigham, & Welle, 2014). After getting out of my chair to stretch from a 3-hour study session and feeling silly to stretch in front of everyone, I […]

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Suggestion: Noise Monitoring

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I understand that level four is open study area and people are allowed to have group discussion. But, some of them are way too over and laugh loudly sometimes. I still can hear that even with my earphone and music on. Can we get librarian to advice those people […]

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Suggestion: beanbags

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I am suggesting some beanbags for the lounge space in the library to make a comfortable place to read or study The Library responds… Thank you for the suggestion to provide beanbags in the Student Lounge area of the Library. The Library is always looking for ways to improve […]

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Suggestion: air conditioning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… PLEASE TURN DOWN THE AIRCON!! LEAVE 6 IS FREEZING ESPECIALLY THE COMPUTER ROOMS!!! and its been freezing everyday since it got “hot”, calm down it is not that hot outside. Sorry for the caps, but its hard to study in a freezing room, if I move to other levels everyone […]

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Suggestion: Library use

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hello, generally love the library and get my best study done here. Would it be possible however to get more powered desks in the Level 4 & 5 quiet rooms. Unless you get here at 730/8 in the morning you won’t get one. People also leave their gear on the […]

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Suggestion: SMS reporting

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi guys, could you please implement a SMS system where we can anonymously report loud/disruptive behaviours via SMS, would be great in minimising noise and faster acting silence for those loud groups! Thanks The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback and the suggestion which we will consider. You may […]

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Cleaning wipes now available

Thanks to your feedback wipes are now available in Robertson Library for cleaning purposes, with dispensers available on level 3 and level 6.

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