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Museum Studies: Virtual Libraries

This guide will help you get started with your museum studies and public history research. In addition to recommending useful databases, this guide provides information about museums, collections, and exhibitions, professional organizations, how to keep i

Exhibition and Collection Catalogs

Exhibition catalogs include detailed lists of museum objects appearing in a specific exhibition.  These publications often include color images as well as descriptions of the objects.  Collection catalogs can also be useful.  These publications include similar details as an exhibition catalog, but for part or all of a museum's permanent collection.

To find exhibition catalogs in the library's collection, search for a topic, artist, or museum followed by the word "exhibitions" or "catalogs."

To find collection catalogs in the library's collection, search for a museum followed by the word "collection" or "catalogs."

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