Special Collections Reading Room

The Special Collections Reading Room is provided for students and researchers to view items from the Special Collections and closed storage collections.

We welcome all Monash University staff, students, and alumni, as well as members of the public and other institutions to use the collections by appointment.

How to request to view an item

If you’re a member of the Monash University community, please request items through Search.

  1. start by signing in to your library account
  2. search for the item you wish to view
  3. select "Get it"
  4. select "Request".

You will receive an email with a booking link to secure an appointment to view your requested items.
Appointments need to be booked a week in advance.

Not a member?

If you do not currently hold a membership card with us, please email your requests to specialcollections@monash.edu