Welcome to the museum studies research guide! Use this guide to find books, articles, images, and other resources for museum studies. Please contact me if you have any questions or to make suggestions of resources to add to this guide.
- Museology Bibliography (BMUSE)
An international bibliography of museological literature. (Freely available internet database)
- Art Full Text & Art Index Retrospective
Art Full Text features full-text articles, indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and more. Art Index Retrospective provides indexing and abstracts of art literature dating back to 1913. Here both resources can be searched together.
- ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
- Avery Architectural Index
Contains records describing articles in over 1,000 architectural periodicals in the fields of architecture and related disciplines.
- Business Source Complete
This is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. Contains searchable cited references for more than 1,200 journals, and detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors in the database.
ARTstor is a digital library more than 1.5 million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
Jessica Evans Brady
Visual & Performing Arts Librarian
Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm, William Johnston Building (Library)