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A library workshop could help you

The library will be running the following workshops in second semester: Getting started with EndNote (hands on) – book early to get the session you want. EndNote Extras – for experienced users to learn more. Finding journal articles – locate the most relevant resources for your assignments. Saturday workshop – if you can’t come during […]

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Requesting the pickup location of an item

Just a reminder, if an item is on the shelf at Robertson Library and you want to collect it at Robertson Library, then you must get it from the shelves yourself. By selecting any other pickup location the item will be transferred to that location and you will be expected to pick it up from […]

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Library to install additional booth seating

New booth seating with tables and additional power points are being installed on level 3 of the library on 18 July. The new furniture is being fitted near the entry to level 3, replacing the new books and journals display. The new booths will provide power points for laptops and other devices and seating for […]

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Curtin Library supports your teaching

The library’s comprehensive online information skills program library guides (LibGuides) help students find, evaluate and use information. LibGuides: contains 7 short interactive tutorials which cover core information skills for students connects students to resources relevant to their subject areas through customised LibGuides allows all Curtin students to develop the same information skills offered in our […]

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Air-conditioning and silent areas in the library

The air-conditioning problems in the Robertson Library are continuing, particularly affecting the silent areas on levels 4 and 5. To improve ventilation we have opened the doors to those silent areas and increased the silent zone surrounding them to minimise the intrusion of noise. To create additional silent computer facilities we have designated some areas of the Blue Zone on […]

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espace maps reveal global reach of Curtin research

New Activity Maps for author and paper statistics pages allow you to display a world map showing full text downloads by geographical region, while a line graph clearly displays downloads and abstract views. There is now a Most Popular tab which displays the 10 most popular authors and papers for the last 6 months of […]

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The library at your fingertips

The Curtin University Library app has arrived, providing you with quick and easy access to library resources directly from your iPhone or iPod Touch. You can: Search the library catalogue. Check for items and discover where they are located Find out when items are due back View maps of the various Curtin library branches Find […]

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Print from your laptop with ease

The new printer packages for laptops are available for download from the library website.  Click here and follow the instructions provided to install. Please note that while the printer packages should work on Windows Vista and Windows XP these operating systems are no longer supported by the library.

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Study anytime with 24/7 access to e-books

With over 30,000 different titles available, why not try an e-book next time you need information? Search the library catalogue by title or subject, then limit your results to Books, Full Text Online and read directly from your mobile device or computer. Other ways to find e-books for your particular subject: To browse e-book packages […]

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POLAR update

Curtin students and staff can now change their POLAR pins and view transactions. To find out how click here. If you are a non-Curtin user please see the Enquiries Desk on level 2 for assistance.

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