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PICA Exhibition: Love in Bright Landscapes

Love in Bright Landscapes opening at PICA this month considers Perth and Los Angeles as comparative case studies, bringing together artworks made in reference to the two west coast cities. The exhibition includes five artist’s books by Ed Ruscha on loan from the Curtin Library: Some Los Angeles Apartments Every Building On The Sunset Strip […]

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Browse our historic special collections

Our new special collections pages are now live! We’ve made it easier to browse and search Curtin University Library’s historic special collections. Explore our unique collections, such as: The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Archive – our extensive collection of wartime prime minister John Curtin’s personal records, and items that tell the story of his remarkable […]

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‘”Good for the Soul”: John Curtin’s Life with Poetry’ book release

In this new release, Dr Toby Davidson, great-grandson of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin, reveals a new perspective on Curtin and his love of poetry, and how this love influenced his thoughts and language. When he first became Prime Minister in October 1941, John Curtin informed the press that he held to a Sunday night poetry […]

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Library summer break service changes

To allow for building works over the summer break, our Library services will be available from our temporary home in B303, starting Monday 30 November. Come visit us for help, study spaces and more! The TL Robertson building (B105) will remain open until 6pm this Friday, 27 November, before closing until semester one 2021. Access […]

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Tobacco control success – lessons from the Curtin University Library

This year, the Curtin University Library made the Mike Daube Tobacco Control and Public Health Collection available. The collection is the culmination of more than five decades of research material related to the effects of tobacco and smoking, and public health advocacy, all donated by public heath advocate Professor Mike Daube AO. Daube is a […]

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Exam period at the Library

You asked, we listened! Our study rooms can now be booked for three hours until the end of semester. If you are planning to use the Library during the exam period, we encourage you to plan ahead and choose the best space for your needs. For those booking study rooms, please note: Power is available […]

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Exam and assignment resources

To support you with your upcoming end of semester exams and assignments, we’ve prepared a collection of resources to help you improve your skills and achieve higher grades! Studiosity Accessible to all students through your Blackboard units, Studiosity provides 24/7 writing feedback and the ability to chat with subject experts for one-to-one personal help. Open book […]

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Mike Daube Tobacco Control and Public Health Special Collection

Marking a four decade public health career, the Mike Daube Tobacco Control and Public Health collection is now available via Curtin University Library. Emeritus Professor Mike Daube AO has been a leader in tobacco control and public health advocacy in the United Kingdom, Australia and internationally. He has published widely and worked on tobacco and […]

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Ministerial libraries and mausoleums: making a history of the JCPML

The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) has been a significant part of Curtin University since opening its doors in 1998. It is Australia’s first prime ministerial library and a pioneer in providing both on-site and electronic access to an extensive  collection of items relating to wartime prime minister and international statesman John Curtin. While […]

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23 Things program begins!

Gear up for a digital world and win prizes with our free 23 Things program! Created by students, for students, the program covers a different technology or digital skill each week, ranging from video editing and coding to 3D modelling, digital storytelling and more. This can be completed anywhere, at anytime, and Curtin students who participate […]

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