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Museum Studies

Key databases, books, journals, websites and other resources for your museum studies assignments and research.

Library search

Use  Library search to find online and hard copy:

  • books
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • theses
  • audio-visual material.

Library search will give you an overview of the material available on your topic.

Watch Using Library Search (YouTube 2m32s).

Finding books in Library search

Textbooks and general reference books are a great resource to use at the start of your research. Adjust the filter to 'Books' before doing your search.

Screenshot showing the Library search filter adjusted to books.

Alternatively, once you have done a search, use the 'Content type' filters to limit to 'Books'.

Screenshot of Filter options after searching in Library search showing a selection for just books.

Recommended introductory texts


Databases contain discipline specific information including journal articles, theses, and industry publications.

Recommended databases include:

Find the full list of recommended databases for Museum Studies in the Library's database search.