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Museum Studies & Cultural Heritage

Visual & Performing Arts Librarian

Leah Sherman
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Guide Author

This guide created by Caley Cannon (2009); updated by Jessica Evans Brady (2013) and Leah Sherman (2016.)

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Welcome!

Welcome to FSU Libraries' Museum Studies & Cultural Heritage research guide!

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please contact me!

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The Enlightenment Room at the British Museum. http://www.britishmuseum.org/

Catalog Tips and Tricks

These are my recommendations for your best bets in researching Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage topics. For additional links and resources please see the navigation bar on the left side of this research guide.

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for serendipitous discovery of books in your subject area. Here are the call number ranges for Museum Studies, Cultural Heritage, and Art History:

  • AM --- Museums, Collectors, and Collecting
  • AM (111-160) --- Museology; Museum Methods, Technique, etc.
  • CC --- Archaeology
  • CC (135-137) --- Preservation, Restoration, Conservation of Antiques; Antiques and State
  • N --- Fine Arts
  • N (5300-7429) --- Art History
  • NA --- Architecture
  • NB --- Sculpture
  • NC --- Drawing, Design, and Illustration
  • ND --- Painting
  • NE --- Print Media
  • NK --- Decorative Arts
  • NX --- Arts in General
  • TR --- Photography
  • TT --- Handicrafts, Arts, and Crafts

The following are just a few subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Architecture -- History
  • Art -- Conservation and Restoration
  • Art -- History
  • Art -- Modern
  • Art -- Protection
  • Art and history
  • Cultural Property
  • Historical Museums
  • Museum Conservation Methods
  • Museum Exhibits
  • Museums -- Administration
  • Museums and Schools
  • Museums -- Educational Aspects
  • Museums -- History
  • Museums -- Law and Legislation

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