Southbank Library Level One

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).

See: https://library.unimelb.edu.au/southbank-library

In addition the library also holds extensive rare and special collections.

For more information about these collections and access.

Southbank:  https://library.unimelb.edu.au/southbank-library/special-collections/

Parkville - Rare Music Collection: https://library.unimelb.edu.au/collections/special-collections/rare-music-collection

Collection codeCollection nameDescription

Southbank

Southbank Library Books

The Book Collection is available for loan and 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 Scores

Southbank Library Music Scores

The Music Score Collection consists of music scores for loan and is located on Level 1. Scores with a call number starting with X are large format scores and are located in the drawers next to the score collection.

Southbank Study Scores

Southbank Library Music Study Scores

The Music Study Score Collection is in two locations.

Level 1:  Open Access –  Will indicate Available or on loan

If indicates - Ask at Desk - this is located in Closed Access. Please request at the Service Desk and a staff member will retrieve for you.

Southbank Journals

Southbank Library Journals

The Journal Collection is located on Level 1. Journals are arranged on the shelves alphabetically by title.

Items in this collection are Not For Loan.

Southbank DVDs

Southbank Library DVD

DVDs are in individual locked cases located in the Media Collection on Level 1. Cases need to be unlocked at the Self-check machines after borrowing.

Southbank Computer Games

Southbank Library Computer Games

Computer and video games are in the Media Collection on Level 1. These items can only be used within the library by booking a Media Booth (www.bookit.unimelb.edu.au). They are in locked cases that can be unlocked using the Self Check Machines.

Southbank CD L

Southbank Library CDs

CDs are in closed access but can be borrowed. Ask at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor, or request in advance by sending an email to southbank-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au detailing your name, CD title, call number and date required.

Southbank CD M

Southbank Library CDs

CDs are in closed access but can be borrowed. Ask at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor, or request in advance by sending an email to southbank-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au detailing your name, CD title, call number and date required.

Southbank VDisc L

Southbank Library Vinyl Recordings

Vinyl recordings are in closed access but can be listened to in the library only (Not For Loan). Ask at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor or request in advance by sending an email to southbank-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au detailing your name, title of vinyl recording, call number and date required.

Southbank VDisc M

Southbank Library Vinyl Recordings

Vinyl recordings are in closed access but can be listened to in the library only (not for loan). Ask at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor, or request in advance by sending an email to southbank-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au detailing your name, title of vinyl recording, call number and date required.

Southbank Special Col

  • VCA Special
  • National Gallery School
  • Margaret Lasica Collection
  • Special Folio

Southbank Library Special Collections

The Lenton Parr Special Collections are held in our closed collections. They are not available for loan but may be viewed within the Library. To request access, ask at the Service Desk. For queries: southbank-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au.

Southbank Collected Ed

Southbank Library Collected Editions

Collected Editions are important editions of historically significant music which include works by composers from the 12th to the 20th centuries. This collection is for use in the library only and is located on Level 1 and Closed Access.

Level 1:  Open Access – Will indicate Lib Use Only in catalogue

If indicates Ask at Desk this is located in Closed Access. Please request at the Service Desk and a staff member will retrieve for you.

Southbank Theses

Southbank Library Theses

Southbank Library Theses are in closed access and for use in the library only.  These include Honours, some Masters and PhD, Special Studies Theses and the final year theses from the former Melba Conservatorium. Please ask at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor.

Southbank LIB USE

Southbank Library Use Only

This collection contains items available for library use only. Ask at the Service Desk.

Location:

Hub Building, Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road
Southbank

Floor plans:

  • Ground floor
  • First floor

Opening hours:

Southbank library: https://library.unimelb.edu.au/library-opening-hours/southbank-library

Southbank Hub After Hours Study Zone: https://library.unimelb.edu.au/library-opening-hours/southbank-hub-after-hours-study-zone

Photocopying:

There are printing, copying and scanning facilities on the Ground Floor and Level 1. Please ask if you need help.

Building Number:863
Campus Map Reference:F 11