Museum Studies is a very cross disciplinary field. You will need to look in different subject databases depending upon the subfield you are researching: history, art history, education. Below is a selection of subject databases. You may also want to consult the research guide for the field for more suggestions, see the first column for these.
You may have to search more than one subject database to find what you are looking for. Some databases are in the same family of databases, such as ProQuest and you can often search more than one at a time. Many academic museum journals are scattered through many different databases; be patient! See the list below for specific titles. Use Ulrichsweb (see side box) to find out which database you will find them indexed in.
This is a selected list of journals.
Titles with *** are considered scholarly
Not happy with your search results?
Increase your results. If your search is of a narrowly focused nature as to return only a few results, eliminate one of the less-important concepts.
Reduce your results.
Use database limits.
Q: How do I get my hands on the content of the article?
A: If you are in a database, check to see if there is full text link or a PDF icon. If neither exists, select Find It @ Tufts.
A: If you are not in a database, search the Tufts catalog by journal title. The catalog search will result in one of the following: