The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) is a specialist resource centre for schools across all sectors.
LMERC has been providing services to Victorian teachers and other school staff for over twenty years. Each year up to 1000 teachers, educators and pre-service teachers borrow around 20,000 items. These include books, posters, CDs, DVDs, policy documents and realia (cultural artefacts). This service is available at no cost.
- Library services
Information about the range of services available to educators at LMERC
- The collection
The centre holds a collection of more than 30,000 resources in varied formats including books, posters, CDs, DVDs, policy documents and realia (cultural artefacts)
- Online catalogue
The centre’s catalogue is available online. You can search the catalogue and manage loans, register for membership, create lists, and access the centre’s wikispace
- Resource lists
Resource lists on various topics and useful links for educators in the areas of Multicultural Education, Languages and EAL
- DET resources
The Department’s publications in the areas of Languages, EAL and Multicultural Education are available for free download from FUSE
Each term LMERC staff produce a newsletter to inform teachers about new resources, book reviews, upcoming events and useful online resources
- Statewide Resources Centre (SRC) room bookings
LMERC is housed in the Statewide Resources Centre. The centre has three conference rooms which may be hired for meetings or professional development activities.
The centre collects materials in the following areas:
Location and contact details
Ground Floor, Statewide Resources Centre
150 Palmerston Street
Carlton 3053 VIC
See the location on the map at right, or print the Melways map (PDF - 573Kb).
(© Melway Publishing, 2007. Reproduced from Melways edition 35 with permission)
Open all week days 9 am to 5 pm.
LMERC contact details
Telephone: (03) 9349 1418
Fax: (03) 9349 1295