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Did you find what you were looking for?

The Library is running a survey on whether you are finding the resources you are looking for. Between 1 and 12 April you may see a link to our survey in the Library Catalogue or on the Databases webpage. Please complete the short survey and let us know if you did or didn’t find what […]

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Feedback: Library Service

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Good afternoon, I just wanted to provide feedback on the service I received today. I needed help with how to search using the PRO-Quest database, I approached the service desk who very efficiently arranged for a librarian to come and speak with me. The advice on how to search specifically […]

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Suggestion: Computer Availability

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Firstly, I wanted to say that the library is a very well-run facility, and I do my best to utilise the facilities available. Having a quiet place with large desk available for study 24/7 is incredibly helpful! I just wanted to make a suggestion which may benefit students regarding computer […]

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Suggestion: Chairs in the Silent Room

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, Could you keep an eye on the number of chairs in the silent room on level 4 please. Today I took a chair from the talking part into the silent part and it wasn’t very comfortable!! Cheers. The Library responds… Thank you for the feedback on the workstations in […]

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Feedback: Curtin Library

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Saw the feedback url on a wall. I believe the university library is doing a great job at providing study spaces for students. I frequently study on campus, often using the quieter study desks on the 6th floor where I can easily grab a sci-fi (or other related genre text) […]

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Suggestion: Book Requests

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Stop making people bring books back like a month before the due date because “someone recalled it” stupid I got the books FIRST The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback. The current recall system, which allows you to have an item for 7 days following a request by another […]

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Suggestion: Citation Generator

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please bring back the simple citation generator within the library database. I don’t use Endnote as I’ve found it’s more trouble than it’s worth and I relied heavily on the citation generator within the library. A lot of the links to cite articles within journals only offer Harvard style citations […]

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Suggestion: Computer Chairs

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… As a regular user of the computers on level 2, it is a common issue for there to be a free computer station, but no chairs. Any chance of either more chairs, or some sort of rule about not taking the chairs away from stations to move to others? Sometimes […]

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Library evening closure: Tues 12 March – Sun 17 March 2019

Due to critical survey works Robertson Library will close to all clients overnight from Tuesday 12 March to Sunday 17 March 2019. Library services will continue to operate as usual throughout the day. Tuesday to Friday Close at 7pm, reopen 7am Saturday and Sunday Close at 5pm, reopen 7am Robertson Library will resume 24/7 opening […]

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Suggestion: air conditioning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could the aircon be possibly turned down please especially on level 5.. thankyou!! The Library responds… Thank you for your feedback. The temperature of the air conditioning is centrally set at the University and not individually controlled by the Library. I will make sure to pass on your comments to […]

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