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Suggestion: Silent Areas

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… It is possibly too late to put in such a request, but I am hoping the silent areas in the new library will be silent. I am currently sitting in the Level 6 silent room, and I can hear word-for-word a class that is being taught next door. I know […]

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‘Did you find what you were looking for?’ survey feedback

Thank you to everyone who responded to our recent survey.  We received over three hundred responses over a twelve-day period.  Many of you did find what you were looking for, and there were some very positive comments about the Catalogue, but there was also feedback that sometimes you can’t find the resources you need. As […]

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WA Day 2019

Please note the Library opening hours for WA Day on Monday 3 June 2019: TL Robertson Library TL Robertson Library’s opening hours will not be affected by WA Day. The Help Desk will be unstaffed, call a Library Rover from the desk if you require assistance. Curtin Graduate School of Business Library Curtin Graduate School of Business Library […]

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Silent on 6

The Library will be transforming TL Robertson Library level 6 into a silent study area to help you prepare for exams. Silent on 6 will be in place during semester 1 Study Week and Exam Weeks. Please be respectful of students studying on level 6 by: Taking phone calls away from level 6 and the […]

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National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week display To mark National Reconciliation Week, TL Robertson Library is hosting a collection of artefacts from the Centre of Aboriginal Studies. The artefacts are being displayed on level 3 until Monday 3 June. National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and […]

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1Lib1Ref: Wikipedia editing workshop

Wikipedia is one of the first stops for the public and researchers worldwide – ever thought about how you could make it better? Learn how to update and improve Wikipedia for millions of users at the Library’s 1Lib1Ref workshop. Learn about what goes into creating and editing Wikipedia articles. Find an article needing a reference or chose […]

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Suggestion: Print Queue

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi all, I just wanted to bring up a problem which has been acknowledged before, but not yet solved. I’m not normally one to press an issue which I hope is in the process of being addressed, but this particular one is a pain and I don’t really see why […]

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Vale Bob Hawke

The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library pays tribute to Bob Hawke, Australia’s longest serving Labor Prime Minister. Bob Hawke will always be remembered by the JCPML for the support he provided in the early days of the campaign to establish this library in the memory of another great Australian Prime Minister, John Curtin. We extend […]

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Suggestion: Air-conditioning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… The library is too cold and I am freezing!!! Could you please consider increasing the temperature in the library? I acknowledge that it is difficult to find the ideal temperature as everyone is different but it is well documented that the ideal temperature, for both health and environmental reasons in […]

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Ebooks set to overtake print at the Library

Electronic books (ebooks) have been a boon to libraries and their clients in many different ways. Ebooks can be read anywhere and anytime – as long as there’s an internet connection – which offers clients increased flexibility for their research and studies. Typically, more than one person can read an ebook at any one time, […]

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