Skip to content
Curtin University
Library blog

Archive

Archive for June, 2018

Robertson Library refurbishment

From 2019 onwards Robertson Library will undergo an exciting refurbishment to modernise vital Library infrastructure and create the academic Library facility of the future for our clients. With over 2 million visits every year, Robertson Library is situated at the heart of the Bentley campus and is an important academic and social hub for staff […]

Read more… Comments Off on Robertson Library refurbishment

Curtin Librarian wins F A Sharr Award

Curtin Library’s Coordinator, Learning Success Claire Murphy was awarded the prestigious F A Sharr Award at a ceremony held at the State Library of Western Australia on Thursday 24 May. The award is presented to a Western Australian librarian, teacher librarian or library technician within their first three years following graduation, who exhibits the most […]

Read more… Comments Off on Curtin Librarian wins F A Sharr Award

Literary Locals: Curtin author readings

On 25 May 2018 the Library hosted five local authors to read from their various written works. Despite the wet and windy weather, Perth patrons travelled to Curtin Bentley campus on a Friday evening to hear stories of motherhood, romance, cooking misadventures, and vivid depictions of our local suburbs. Liz Byrski, Rachel Robertson, and Jude […]

Read more… 2 Comments »

Liam Olden – award winning UniPASS staff member

UniPASS Peer Learning Facilitator and Geology student Liam Olden was recently awarded the Aniket Desai Prize for his all-round academic, professional and leadership skills at Curtin University. UniPASS is a voluntary academic assistance program that sits within Curtin University Library. Sessions are run by Peer Learning Facilitators like Liam, who guide students in revising unit […]

Read more… Comments Off on Liam Olden – award winning UniPASS staff member

Curtin Conversations: A discussion about publishing choices

The Curtin University Library Faculty Librarian team were excited to hold their first Curtin Conversations event on Thursday 14th June 2018. The panel discussion addressed the factors influencing publishing choices and what these choices mean for researchers and for Curtin. The views of each Faculty were represented by our expert panel: Professor Garry Allison, Associate […]

Read more… Comments Off on Curtin Conversations: A discussion about publishing choices

Meet Academic Skills Advisor Claire Hulcup

Our Academic Skills Advisor Claire Hulcup specialises in providing numeracy support to Curtin staff and students. We asked her to tell us about her role and some recent highlights of her work. “I help students and staff with maths and data analysis at a range of levels and through both workshops and consultations. “My role […]

Read more… 1 Comment »

Catalogue improvements 25 June – 26 June 2018

Maintenance to the Library Catalogue is scheduled between 8 pm on Monday 25 June 2018 to 8 am on Tuesday 26 June 2018. During this period there may be some interruption to normal Catalogue services.

Read more… Comments Off on Catalogue improvements 25 June – 26 June 2018

2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture presented by Stan Grant

The 2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture will be presented by award-winning journalist and author Stan Grant with an introduction by JCPML Patron, The Hon Julia Gillard AC. The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) Anniversary Lecture commemorates the anniversary of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin’s death on 5 July 1945. Event details Date: Thursday 19 July […]

Read more… Comments Off on 2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture presented by Stan Grant

Suggestion: noisy study rooms

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Does the library even do anything about noisy people in study rooms? I saw one of your staff talk to a group a number of times and then they just left and nothing changed. Why are people allowed to stay when they’re disturbing everyone else? The Library responds… Thank you […]

Read more… Comments Off on Suggestion: noisy study rooms

Suggestion: study room occupancy

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Can the study rooms be available for 2 people instead of minimum 3? Not everyone has 2 friends to study with! Plus, I needed to use the white board in library and rooms are easier to discuss with 2 pax… 3 is a chaos… Can the library look into allowing […]

Read more… Comments Off on Suggestion: study room occupancy

Page 1 of 3123