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Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key museum studies article databases:

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
Mega-searches many article databases and the Library Catalogue.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Google's academic search.

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary coverage of scholarly journals.

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary coverage of scholarly journals.

Arrow Full list of databases recommended for Museum Studies

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.


Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue
Search the Library Catalogue to find books, journals, DVDs, & other material.

  • How to search the Library Catalogue View a demonstration.
  • How to use BONUS+ for books that aren't available at Massey View a demonstration.

Arrow Ebooks at Massey University Library

Arrow Google Books
Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check back to the Library Catalogue to see if the book is held by Massey University Library or BONUS+.

ArrowFinding Theses
Locate Massey, New Zealand and international theses.

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue for a list of Massey University Museum Studies theses


Background Information

Search across a range of specialist encyclopaedias for a comprehensive overview of a topic.

Arrow International Handbooks of Museum Studies
4 volume work published 2015. Subjects covered are Museum Theory, Museum Practice, Museum Media and Museum Transformation.

Arrow Oxford Art Online Click for more information
Includes Grove Art Online, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Limited to 3 simultaneous users; please close your browser when finished.

Arrow ScienceDirect Reference Works Click for more information
Cross-search a range of encyclopedias, handbooks and other reference material, including the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Arrow Artcyclopedia: The Art Encyclopedia Click for more information
Searchable by museum, artist and art work.

Arrow ARTstor Click for more information
A digital library of one million images.

Arrow Bloomsbury Fashion Central Click for more information
Integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion, pre-history to present day.

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed databases may be used.


More Information

Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford Art OnlineClick for more information
Limited to 3 simultaneous users; please close your browser when finished. Includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Arrow Oxford ReferenceClick for more information
Research

Arrow Sage Research MethodsClick for more information

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue for a list of research methods resources at Massey University Library

Documentaries & Television Programmes

Arrow eTV
View documentaries, including Preventive Conservation in Museums.

Arrow Ethnographic Video OnlineClick for more information

Arrow Culture Unplugged
Associations & Organisations

Visit the links below for lists of links to New Zealand or international museum associations and organisations:

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Referencing

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