We started in a single room in the Vice Chancellor’s house in 1960. We’ve since grown to become one of Australia’s leading academic libraries. Learn more about us.
With seven branches across Victoria, we have the top resources for you. From opening hours to technology, find out more about each of our libraries.
Books, journals, newspapers, music and more. Explore our physical and online collections – home to more than four million items.
Boost your research and study skills. Check out our range of programs and online resources, you can meet with a librarian or learning skills adviser.
Unsure what to do with your research data? Discover best practice in planning, managing, sharing and securely storing your data.
From study spaces and technology, to borrowing books and printing, check out our services and facilities.
Alumni and all visitors are welcome to use any of our libraries. Find out what’s available to you.
The special collections are celebrated through exhibitions and permanent displays curated by Library staff and researchers
View history from a different perspective. Take a trip into the distant past - visit vibrant exhibitions and permanent displays of our special collections.
TALL TALES and TRUE
Since the beginning of time, tales of travel, both real and imagined, have been created in order to make sense of the world.
See the gems from our collection in person. Request items in advance and we’ll get them out for your reading pleasure in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Browse past exhibitions of rare and unique material.
Want to know more about our collections or exhibitions? Contact the Rare Books Librarian. Phone: +61 3 9905 9124