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How can I save my search history in the library catalogue?

Once you’ve done your search in the catalogue you’ll see a “Save search” option at the top of the results page. Just click on this option and decide if you wish to “Turn on notifications for this query”. Go to My Favourites and click on the SEARCH HISTORY link. You can then re-run the search […]

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What’s happened to the “Similar items” option in the catalogue?

Not all items in the catalogue provide this information. When this is available similar items may be found when you open the full record of an item in the catalogue by clicking on the title. On the right hand side of the screen you’ll then see a list of “Further Reading”.

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What has happened to my e-shelf in the library catalogue?

Records that were stored in e-shelf are now located in My Favourites. Make sure you are logged into the catalogue, then click on the My Favourites link. You’ll be able to label and sort items in a similar way as you sorted items in the e-shelf.

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How can I export citations from the catalogue to my EndNote library, using a MAC?

At the moment you will experience a problem exporting citations from the catalogue to EndNote if you’re using Safari. This is being investigated. In the meantime Firefox and Chrome are working perfectly, so you might like to change your browser. Remember, you should always check any references as you import them into your EndNote library.

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How can I search for an author or a specific title in the catalogue?

The Advanced Search option allows you to target your search using a number of different search fields. From the Library home page, click on “More options” under the catalogue search box. On the next page, to the right of the main search, box you’ll see the link to the Advanced Search page. Use the dropdown […]

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How can I search for ebooks in the catalogue?

It’s easy to find ebooks in the catalogue – just enter your search terms and, on the results page, use the filters on the right hand side of the screen. Under Resource Type, you can limit by “books” and then “Available Online” to see the links to ebooks.

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Air conditioning maintenance

Please be advised that work will be taking place on the Library’s air conditioning system today. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Please note the Library opening hours for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 25 September 2017. Robertson Library Robertson Library’s opening hours will remain the same (24/7) with swipe card access after 8pm. The Enquiries Desk will also remain the same, operating from 8.00am – 8.00pm. Curtin Graduate School of Business Library Curtin Graduate School […]

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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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Suggestion: level 5 wi-fi

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, the student wifi on Level 5, particularly in the post-grad and VC student’s room, constantly drops out. It makes studying super difficult. It would be swell if you could make it work better. The Library responds… Thanks for letting us know, we’ll put a call into Curtin’s IT department […]

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