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Museum Studies & Cultural Heritage

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Welcome to the FSU Libraries' Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage Research Guide

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The Enlightenment Room at the British Museum.

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 books in your subject area. Here are some to get started in the visual arts, museum studies, and cultural heritage studies:

  • 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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