Southbank Library Ground Floor

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Southbank Library Books

The Book Collection is available for loan. It is located on the Ground and Level 1.
The collection is arranged in Dewey Decimal order:
000-779 on Ground Floor.
780-999 on Level 1.
Note different loan periods may apply e.g. 7 day and overnight

Southbank Ref

Southbank Library Reference

The Reference Collection is located on the Ground Floor. It contains encyclopaedias, directories, biographies, bibliographies, handbooks, indexes,  and other reference works.

Items in this collection are Not For Loan.

Southbank High Use/Overnight

Southbank Library High Use/Overnight

The High Use Room is located on the Ground Floor. It contains high use books and scores, photocopied material, listening material and discs, jazz fake books, accent CDs, and other high use materials.

Items must be borrowed using the Self-check machine before leaving the High Use Room.

Southbank LIB USE

Southbank Library Use Only

This collection contains items available for library use only.

Ask at the Service Desk.

The University of Melbourne’s Southbank Library is the dedicated music, visual and performing arts library supporting the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music (including Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and the Victorian College of the Arts)
link:  Southbank library

In addition the library also holds extensive rare and special collections.
For more information about these collections and access.
link:Southbank Library Special Collections


There are multi-function devices located in the After Hours Zone and in the High Use Room on the ground floor. An autoloader to top up credit is located close to the check-in room - accepts EFTPOS only.
link: Student print


Hub Building, Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road

Floor plans:

Opening hours:

Southbank library
Southbank Hub After Hours Study Zone