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Suggestion: Standing Desks

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Standing desks: could the location of the standing desks be added to the library floorpan diagrams? Also it would be good to have these desks located in less-trafficked areas – currently they seem be located in what are movement areas. The Library responds… Hi Lucia Thank you for the suggestion. […]

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Student Lounge Kitchenette unavailable 23/08/17

The kitchenette area, including the hot water zip tap, in the Robertson Library Student Lounge (Lounge @ Your Library) will be unavailable on Wednesday 23 August 2017 until 4pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Suggestion: Double-sided Printing

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I’ve noticed that the printers don’t have a default setting of double-sided printing. I think it would be a good idea as it would save paper and the size of printed documents. The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback.  The default setting for printing should be double-sided however there appears […]

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Catalogue tips – requesting items

To place a request for a library item, log into the catalogue and use the Request link under Availability in the item’s full catalogue record.

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Suggestion: Virtual Bookshelf

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… This is not meant to be a criticism but I can never find the new book carousel online. It used to be front and centre and I was wondering if you could bring it back. Thanks. The Library responds… Thanks for your feedback.  The book carousel, or Virtual Bookshelf, can […]

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Suggestion: Unattended Computers

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Could the libary please keep an eye on computer use? I often find myself unable to find a computer during busy times. Yet there are computers that have no one on them and a sign on the screen with something along the line of “brb” or ” gone to get […]

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Catalogue tips – teaching practicum items

The Library holds a number of resources that can assist with teaching practicum placements. To search for these resources, filter your search results by selecting Teaching Resources from the Library or Collection drop down menu on the right hand side of the screen.

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Study Skills Bazaar

The Library is holding our first ever Study Skills Bazaar on Wednesday 23 August from 10am to 2pm in Robertson Library (building 105). We are bringing together study support groups from around the University as a one-stop-shop for study skills advice: Library – finding information, tools for referencing, Makerspace The Learning Centre – writing, numeracy […]

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Catalogue tips – finding and reading items

If an item is physically in the Library, click on the Available at link under the item’s record. This will indicate where it can be found on the shelf as well as if it is already on loan or available for borrowing. If you only want to see items you can read online, enter your […]

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Spotlight on Curtin Library Makerspace

Curtin Library Makerspace is an exciting space that brings together innovation, design and fabrication for all members of the Curtin community and beyond. It has recently grown in importance and is now part of the University Learning and Student Experience Enabling Plan. Our goals are to: evoke a sense of community among the makers within, or […]

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