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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.
We have the top resources and facilities 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. Get expert advice from a librarian or learning skills adviser via online drop in sessions.
The Research Lifecycle will connect you with the tools, information and advice for each stage of your research.
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.
RETURN: THE WAY BACK HOME 1914-1920
Special Collections materials, with digital interactive installations, in an exploration of the impact of trauma after World War I.
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.
Most material displayed in previous rare book exhibitions are still held by the Library
Want to know more about our collections or exhibitions? Contact the Special Collections Manager. Phone: +61 3 9905 2689