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Want to win a $100 Coles Group & Myer gift card?

Complete our online Insync library survey and you could go into the draw to win ONE of TEN $100 Coles Group & Myer gift cards!* The survey will take only a few minutes to complete and will give you the opportunity to let us know whether you think our services and facilities meet your expectations […]

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Suggestion: Umbrellas

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Since the wet weather is here, I think it would be really helpful if we had a place to put wet umbrellas and rain jackets so we’re not carrying them through the library and causing a potential slipping hazard. The Library responds… Thanks for the feedback, unfortunately at this stage […]

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Suggestion: Mac Computers

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please re-add Macs to Level 2. Each semester they’re being taken. I thought they would return this semester but more have been taken again. There is high demand for them. The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback. We have redistributed some iMacs to level six, in the quiet computer room […]

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Document delivery and interlibrary loans

Did you know that Curtin staff and postgraduates are able to access resources beyond the Library’s own electronic and physical collections? You can request a loan or a copy of items from other libraries in Australia and around the world by using the Library’s document delivery and interlibrary loan service! If you can’t find what […]

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Four hour High Demand loans

Loan periods for the High Demand collection at Robertson Library are increasing from two to four hours. The four hour loan period will operate whenever the library building is open. This change aims to provide more flexibility and reduce complexity caused by outdated overnight loan periods. Want to know more? Visit our web page to […]

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Feedback: New Library Website

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Not a suggestion, rather some feedback on the new look library homepage… I love it. Much easier to navigate with the Link icons and clear flow of webpages. The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback, that’s great to hear. Colin Sinclair Manager Curtin University Library

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Improve your skills with our GRASP workshops!

The Graduate Research Advanced Skills Program (GRASP) series of workshops is designed to enable Higher Degree by Research students of all faculties take control of their research project from the beginning. See our program of GRASP workshops below and register online. The program also aims to promote awareness of the need for effective and ethical communication in terms […]

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O-Week sessions semester two

We’ve got Library tours and information sessions running throughout O-Week next week! Library tours Your opportunity to get familiar with the resources and facilities available so that you can get the most out of the library from day one! Orientation week 22-26 July 2019 Monday 22 July 12pm & 1pm Tuesday 23 July 12pm & […]

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Suggestion: Coffee Machine

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Free, self-serve espresso machine coffee. The Library responds… Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, the Library is unable to provide this service. You may wish to forward your suggestion to the Student Guild via the Guild webpage. James Robinson Coordinator Curtin University Library

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Developing digital dexterity

As digital technology expands into all areas of our lives, the ability of graduates to learn, research, create and communicate digitally is highly valued by employers. Academic libraries, including Curtin Library, are playing a significant role in helping students attain these skills. In 2018 the Council of Australian University Libraries (CAUL) embarked on a two […]

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