Special Collections
Rare Books and Prints

Contact, Access and Opening Hours

Contact

Telephone (03) 8344 5380

Email special-collections@ unimelb.edu.au

Postal address

Special Collections
Level 3, Baillieu Library
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
Australia

Location

The Cultural Collections Reading Room is located on the third floor of the Baillieu Library, Professors' Walk, Parkville Campus.

Pedestrian access Royal Parade, Gate 11

Guide to the Cultural Collections Reading Room

Accessing Materials

Material from Special Collections is not available for loan. Instead, it can be consulted in the Cultural Collections Reading Room, located on the third floor of the Baillieu Library.

All Special Collections material must be pre-requested for delivery to the Cultural Collections Reading Room.

Requests for material can be made online prior to visiting the Reading Room. To request material, please use our online request form.

Requests will be accepted up to thirty minutes prior to delivery time.

Material required for Saturday (see below for Saturday closures) must be requested by 3:30 pm Friday.

Your material will be available to view in the Cultural Collections Reading Room at the time you have requested, unless otherwise notified.

Please note: items with the status 'UniM Bund' on the Library catalog are held in off-site storage and require 3-4 working days notice for retrieval.

Delivery Times

Monday-Friday

Cultural Collection Reading Room Opening Hours

Monday  

 

9.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesday

 

9.30am - 5.30pm

Wednesday

 

9.30am - 7.30pm

Thursday

 

9.30am - 5.30pm

Friday

 

9.30am - 5.30pm

Saturday

 

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Sunday

 

Closed

 

The Cultural Collections Reading Room is closed:

 

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