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Guide for students studying Musicology at the University of Melbourne.



From Monday 14 January to late February, the Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library and Lenton Parr Collections at the ERC are moving to Southbank. These collections will be unavailable and unable to be requested during the move. If you require an item, please contact staff: or


The Lenton Parr Library has moved to the Theatre Building (879) and is open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm 

For updates on the refurbishment of the Southbank Library in 2019 see Current Projects



This guide will point you to resources for research in MusicologyPlease use the blue menu on the left to navigate this guide.

Your home library is the Lenton Parr Music, Visual and Performing Arts Library at the Southbank Campus.

You may also find resources located in the Baillieu Library (Parkville), the Architecture, Building and Planning Library (Parkville) and the Giblin Eunson Library (Parkville). 

You can request books from other campus libraries and they will be sent to the Southbank Library for pick-up.


This is a list of useful websites and guides for Musicology students and researchers:

Oxford Music Online (also known as Grove Music Online) is a reliable first point for music research.

It can be accessed through the catalogue and A-Z ejournals and databases links, or by clicking on the link below.

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