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Discover Curtin Library: Using the library

Discover Curtin Library

Explore the Library website

The Library website is your portal to all of the services and resources offered by Curtin Library.


In addition to the links within this guide you will be able to learn more about our collections, databases, borrowing, researcher information, and much more.


If you have a question head to the Library help page for options how to get in touch.

Accessing the Library online

Many of the Library's resources are available online and can be accessed at anytime from any internet enabled device. To log in to online library materials use your Curtin student number and OASIS password.

Using the Library catalogue

The Library catalogue is your gateway to finding information resources for your study and research. It lists everything the Library owns, including online material. You may find our short video tutorial useful or prefer to look at the online guide Using the Library Catalogue.


Check out the following video if you are looking for your textbook!



Develop your skills

Boost your marks and gain extra confidence by improving your writing, research and study skills. The UniSkills suite of online guides and modules will help you develop skills in writing essays, improving your sentences and grammar, referencing, time management, critical thinking, maths, digital skills, and taking tests and exams.

Learn new skills

Attend a free workshop! The Library offers a range of face-to-face and online workshops to help with your assignments and research. Discover how to search effectively for your first assignment, how to write your assignments, come to grips with referencing or learn how to use EndNote.