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 Retrospective
Art Index Retrospective is a bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
- 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)
For Arts Reference Assistance by email, you may contact the Art Library at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, FL, at email@example.com or 941-359-5700 x1-2702.
Books from the Art Library at the Ringling Museum now appear in the FSU Library Catalog. To borrow these books at the main FSU campus, please make an ILL request.
For more information about the museum, visit www.ringling.org.