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Digital Library > Museum Studies Art Institute of Chicago - Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
"Merged in 1957, the Libraries hold a research collection of 320,000 scholarly works, including 1,200 current serials subscriptions and 70,000 auction sales catalogs."

Art Museum Network News
"The AMN News Site is the official news site of the Art Museum Network, an online art museum portal..."
Sections include: General News ; Events & Exhibitions ; Buildings & Spaces ; Collections ; People in the News

AATA Online
Abstracts of International Conservation Literature
"...enhances the preservation of our global cultural patrimony by providing high quality, peer-reviewed abstracts of the international literature of conservation and heritage management in a free online database. Updated quarterly, AATA Online currently includes abstracts of over 100,000 citations, enabling practitioners from many fields of heritage preservation to identify and select resources relevant to their work."
- The Getty

Cultivate Interactive
"...a Web magazine which is funded under the European Commission's DIGICULT programme."

The Getty Provenance Index
"...accumulates and disseminates information related to the history of collecting and the provenance of individual works of art. Maintaining several electronic databases as well as nonautomated material on the history of ownership of works of art (primarily European paintings) gathered from sales catalogues, archival records, and museum files, the Getty Provenance Index provides scholars and museum curators with important information about the history of taste and collecting."
Getty Research Institute

Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
" provide a searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945)... There are currently 9908 objects from 92 participating museums listed in the Portal."
- American Association of Museums

PALMM (Publication of Archival Library & Museum Materials)
" a program of the libraries of the State University System of Florida (SUS) designed to provide support to individual and cooperative digital library initiatives...Currently under construction, the PALMM website will contain...a searchable database of PALMM collections and related collections belonging to SUS institutions or geographically or thematically pertaining to the state of Florida."

Museum Studies Database
"This database contains bibliographic citations to theses and dissertations on museum theory and practice, and to articles indexed from the ALI-ABA proceedings and course of Study in Museum Administration, and from the Journal of Museum Education (JME)."
Database is part of the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS)

Academic Discussion Lists

H-Net List of Museum Professionals
"...The list addresses themes and questions primarily relating to museums and museum studies. Museums are intended to be interdisciplinary, so that archaeological, historical, cultural and artistic information can be posted."

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