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Music Therapy

Guide for students studying Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne.

Searching the catalogue

  • To find books on a particular subject, perform a keyword search in the library catalogue.

For example: music therapy dementia

Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results, so you may like to narrow your search by adding more words.

For example: music therapy dementia care

  • Click on the subject descriptions within a catalogue record to find similar books.

For example, in Music therapy in dementia care click on Music therapy for older people to find related books.

  • Browse the shelves or library catalogue to find books on music therapy.  For example:
152 Psychology of behaviour
153.9478 Measurement and evaluation in music
371.904487       Special education - music
372.87 Music education - children, elderly, etc
615.85154 Music therapy
780.1 Philosophy of Music; music and meaning
780.7 Music - Instruction and Study
781.1 Philosophy of music; music perception and interpretation
781.11 Exploring the musical mind


You can request books from other campus libraries to be delivered to your preferred campus for pick-up.


Other library catalogues

Can't find something, or what you need is unavailable? The following catalogues can be used to find resources in libraries around Australia and the World:


Items listed in overseas and international libraries may be requested by staff, Graduate and Honours students via Inter-Library Loan.

Finding Books

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