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Media Collections for Music

Find physical and online media resources for music at the University of Melbourne

Library Refurbishment 2018

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Welcome to the Music Media Collections of The University of Melbourne Library. 

This is where you will find a range of multi-disciplinary multimedia and audiovisual collections in music and performings arts.



The physical collections are located across a number of sites:

DVDs and videos may be viewed in the Library, or borrowed for short loan periods of  overnight, 2 days, 7 days, or 3 hour use within the library only. Check the catalogue for the loan period of individual DVDs. Remember, fines apply for late returns.

To view DVDs and videos in the library, you will need to check each library for conditions and facilities.

The Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library (Parkville) has two video players and one DVD player. No bookings are necessary. You can borrow headphones at the Service Desk.

The Lenton Parr Library (Southbank) has four viewing rooms, each with DVD and video players. Bookings are essential, and may be made through BookIt. Room keys and remote controls are available from the Service Desk.

The Eastern Resource Centre (Parkville)  has media stations on level four. Headphones and remote controls are available for loan from the service desk.

Academics can book media materials for class presentation on a specific date and time. 

Students can book materials for viewing at the ERC on a specific date and time by contacting the staff at the ERC service desk.

Please contact Media Collections staff at for assistance.  It is important that you mention the date and time you need these.  Please also provide specific item details to save time.