The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university. The University of Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.
Today the University of Melbourne Library is one of the busiest in Australia. We operate in more than a dozen locations across several campuses. Our branches see more than 1.4 million visits every year and our web sites serve more than 3 million visitors. In a single year our students, academic staff, professional staff, alumni and other Library Members complete more than 1.3 million loans and renewals.