Library at a glance

The library provides a variety of study spaces, access to outstanding resources and services, effective research skills development programs and excellent facilities to Monash students, academics and staff.

Library Collections

Our local collection consists of over 67,000 items including books and audiovisual materials.

In addition, the Monash community can access Monash University Australia Library’s comprehensive electronic collections.

To discover and access these collections, go to Search.

Library Services

Our library units provide core services critical to the achievement of Monash’s education and research strategies.

  • The Information Services and Spaces unit manages library spaces, loan services, facilities and computing equipment.
  • The Academic Resources unit acquires, develops and manages diverse learning resources, promotes electronic resources and supports technological infrastructure and key applications.
  • The Academic Services unit provides consultation services and in the development of research skills.


The Library facilities include computer workstations, Wi-Fi, web printing facilities, express terminals, mobile devices, self-check machines and multi-purpose photocopy machines.

While the Quiet Zone at Level 2 fosters individual study and independent learning, other levels of the library provide a variety of spaces for collaborative work, including group discussion rooms.