The library has a variety of print books and items available for loan, including books, scores, CDs.
For tips on how to search the catalogue and how to browse the shelves, see the previous tab "Search Tips", particularly the section about call numbers.
Melbourne Polytechnic has seven campus libraries. Fairfield and Prahran are the main libraries that contain music resources. However, there may be items at other campuses that may be of interest (for example, the art books at Preston). You can borrow from any of the seven libraries. You can also request that items are sent to whichever campus library suits you. See the Borrower Guidelines libguide for more info.
If you can't find an item at Melbourne Polytechnic Library you can:
For more info, go to the Interlibrary Loan guide.
Fairfield and Prahran libraries have a wide range of music scores available to borrow. This includes the Real & Fake Books, which have a dedicated shelf.
Both Fairfield and Prahran libraries have CD collections. They contain a variety of recordings by the music faculty and also include recordings that are difficult to find on streaming services. The library also has a range of music-related DVDs for loan.