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Dr Narrelle Morris visits Robertson Library

Dr Narrelle Morris recently signed a copy of her book Australia’s War Crime Trials, 1945-51 for Curtin University Library. This unique volume provides a detailed analysis of Australia’s 300 war crimes trials conducted in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. Thanks to Curtin Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Morris for visiting Robertson Library. […]

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Catalogue Tip 3: finding items

First, search for an item through the Library Catalogue and go into the item record. For physical items: Click on the Check Availability tab in the item’s record. The Library location will indicate where it can be found on the shelf and if it is available to borrow. For electronic items: Click the Online Resource […]

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Catalogue Tip 2: getting help

The Using the Library Catalogue LibGuide demonstrates how to: search the catalogue, locate items, request items, and useful tips about getting the most out of the Catalogue. Get a headstart on your search and check out the Using the Library Catalogue LibGuide.

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Orientation Week at the Library

New to Curtin University or need to brush up on your library skills? Come along to a Library Orientation event to get a head start on your studies. Library Tours Discover the great facilities and resources at Robertson Library. Your opportunity to ask questions! Maximum 100 attendees per session, no need to book but arrive […]

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Preparing unit readings for semester one

Staff involved in the creation of Reading Lists should be aware in the week beginning 20 February, the Library will remove the ‘Reserve/e-Reserve’ tab from the Library catalogue. This will mean that students will not be able to search for Reading List items in the catalogue by unit number or lecturer name. However, library resources […]

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New espace is now live!

Curtin’s institutional repository espace, migrated to a new software platform on 2 February 2017. New features include: better search and browse functions, suggestion of related items to users at an item level; enabling serendipity discovery and increased exposure of espace items, filtering search results by access status; making it easier to locate open access items, […]

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Catalogue Tip 1: logging in

You’ll receive more search results when you’re logged into the Library Catalogue. This is because some search results are restricted to authorised users. Logging on from an on campus computer automatically gives you authorised access, but off campus you are not authorised until you have logged in. So for maximum results, it is best to log […]

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Toilet improvements at Robertson Library

To improve your Library experience, Robertson Library toilets will be periodically closed for mechanical improvements over the next two weeks. At least one group of toilets should be open on each level during this time. The Library apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Hazel Hawke Portrait

The portrait of Hazel Hawke by artist Sally Robinson was painted for the 2000 Archibald Prize competition. The acrylic on canvas portrait was part of the Archibald Refuses Exhibition in 2000. The painting was donated to the JCPML by Ms Robinson and Hazel Hawke, and is part of the Hazel Hawke Collection held at the […]

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Love Your Data Week

Love Your Data Week (13 – 19 February) is an international campaign devoted to helping researchers of all levels improve the care and management of their data: numbers, text, code, photos – whatever format it comes in! Researchers and librarians from around the world will be collaborating and sharing useful ideas, suggestions, best practice models, […]

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