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Museum Studies

This guide highlights print and online sources useful for research in museum studies.

Useful web sites

SIRIS: Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
Search over 9.2 million records, with 1,346,300 images, video and sound files from Smithsonian museums, archives, and libraries.

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS). Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Listings of courses, internships, fellowships, publications, and a gateway to the Smithsonian's Museum Studies Database.

Museum Studies: A Guide to Internet Resources. University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
Good site, organized by topic. Includes a section on employment.
Locate museums by state.


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