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Suggestion: Study Room Air-conditioning

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I have booked the study room in Level 5 for multiple times on the weekend. I also understand that there were people have been complaining that there was too much noise from the discussions in the study room. However, me and my group have noticed that the rooms (513,514,515) were […]

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Sanctions: don’t delay your exam results

Don’t delay your exam results. To avoid sanctions, please return all items by the due date and keep outstanding fines below $20. Check due dates on all Library items here.

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Silent on six – starting soon

To help you study for exams, level six will be a silent zone (talking and eating food not permitted) from 6 November to 24 November 2017. The Library asks all students using level six to be respectful of the study needs of others by: Observing complete silence. Only completing group study work on level two, […]

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Feedback: Alumni / Visitor Database Access

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… A monumental and disappointing waste of time to go to Curtin Library today to find out the alumni/visitor login isn’t allowing access to the journals/databases etc. The Library responds… I am sorry you had a wasted journey. Unfortunately, because of database licensing restrictions only some of the Library’s electronic resources […]

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Suggestion: Noise in iZone area

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi, I understand that the library area near the Apple computers are ‘social’ however I would appreciated if you could reinforce that it is a social study area, not a meet up and hang out area, especially the area where the back seats are, a number of students are trying to […]

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Suggestion: Indoor Plants

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… I’d like to suggest incorporating a large number of indoor plants into the library. Many studies have proven their merit in improving air quality and other studies have indicated that indoor plants may help reduce stress in young adults and improve focus and health when studying. Indoor plants would also […]

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Suggestion: Catalogue Searches

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Please increase the time you can keep tabs open with catalogue searches. I understand how timing out a catalogue search may be useful on the library computers but when you are studying at home and you lose several journals you intended to come back after you checked each out individually, […]

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Suggestion: Silent Computer Room 6.104

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Dear Library management, I am a student who uses the computers located in Level 6 – Room 6.104 daily. Using this specific room and a specific computer has become habitual and I honestly can’t imagine studying anywhere else as I have grown so use to this specific room (because in […]

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Suggestion: Toilet Door

From the suggestion box@Curtin Library… Hi Library staff! I just want to voice out my concern regarding the door on one of the female toilet cubicle in the silent room on level 5, as one of them does not properly closed. Im just concern for my fellow female students privacy when using the toilet, thats […]

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Open Access Week

This week is International Open Access Week – a celebration of sharing research and knowledge. Curtin Library showed our support for open access and for the Athena SWAN initiative by offering open access vouchers to female and gender minority academics in STEMM. We offered them cupcakes as well!

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