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Visual Art (Practice Based Art)

This guide will help you find resources for practice based visual art in the University of Melbourne Library



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 Visual Art (Practice Based Art)Please 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.

Need further help?

Research Consultations

University of Melbourne academic staff and postgraduate students can book an individual research consultation here