Special Collections

Special Collections are one part of the larger group of the University of Melbourne  Cultural Collections. They include the Rare Books collection, the Print collection and the Rare Music collection. Items in these collections are housed in special conditions by reason of their age, value or uniqueness in order to ensure their care and preservation for current and future generations of scholars and researchers and as a record of our cultural history.

Southbank Library Special Collections

The Southbank Library has an extensive range of Special Collections to support your research.

To access the collections: check the catalogue, note call number and request at the service desk at the Southbank Library in The Hub Building (Building 863) or request via email. Please check the Southbank library hours to avoid disappointment.


Original special Collection page