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Need help in the Library?

Online

You can search our FAQS or ask specific questions about services, facilities and resources via LibAnswers.

Help yourself to our Study and Research Guides.

Online programs and resources on study skills are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students and include Time Management, Thinking Matters, Better Sentences, Better Referencing, Better Tests and Better Maths.

If you’ve never used the Library before, have a look at the New to Curtin Library Guide.

Library tours and workshops

Library tours and workshops are available to explore the Library, hone your research skills or help you learn about Endnote referencing software. Make a booking online or ask Library staff for more information.

Seminars and workshops include academic writing, paraphrasing, critical thinking, time management, test-taking strategies, basic numeracy skills, algebra, exponents and logarithms, statistics and SPSS.

How we can help

At Library Help

The Library Help team on level 2 of the TL Robertson Library are available between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturdays during Semester.
Contact the TL Robertson Library on +61 8 9266 7166.

The Library Help team at the WA School of Mines Kalgoorlie Library are available to help between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.
Contact the WASM Kalgoorlie Library on +61 8 9088 6630.

The Library Help team can help you find your way around the Library, borrow books at the self-service loan machines, find books, journal articles and other information you need for your studies.

The Library Help team can also help with basic referencing, search queries or connect you to other library services.

Other Library Services

The Library Help team can refer you when you need specialised help, including how to develop study and research skills, how to find information, and advice on data management and copyright matters.

Eligible clients can receive help placing document delivery requests and accessing teaching resources in the High Demand collection.

Library Student Assistants

During semester, Library Student Assistants (LSAs) are available 24/7 in the TL Robertson Library. Just look for the blue ‘Ask Me’ t-shirts.

Dial 7166 from a Library Help phone and a Library Student Assistant will come to you.

LSAs can help with basic IT queries, using the Library website, searching the catalogue and finding items on the shelf, and can assist you in using and booking Library spaces and facilities.

IT Help

Abacus IT staff on level 2 of the TL Robertson Library can assist with a range of IT queries regarding OASIS, access to the internet, connecting to the Wifi, software issues, Blackboard and more.

The Abacus website provides more information about lab locations and opening hours.

When can I visit?

To find out more about opening hours and facilities please visit:

TL Robertson Library (Curtin Perth)

Graduate School of Business Library

WASM Kalgoorlie Library

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library