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College of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS)

This guide is for students enrolled in courses through the College of Professional and Continuing Studies, including Advanced Programs.

Specialized Resources for Museum Studies

See the Finding Articles tab for links to ABI/INFORM Complete (excellent coverage of legal topics related to all fields of study; indexes newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, and other types of publications), JSTOR, and Google Scholar.
Other library databases that are highly recommended and resources that might be useful are listed below.

Remember: If a link to the full text of an article is not provided in the database, click on "Check for Full Text" or "OU Link to Article." Follow the instructions and screen shots shown on the Finding Articles tab of this guide to navigate to where the full article can be accessed online or to place an Interlibrary Loan request.

***Many journals that publish articles on museum-related topics are indexed in Art Index and the other library databases listed below. For example, Curator: The Museum Journal, and Museum Management and Curatorship, as well as many other relevant publications, are indexed by and accessible through Art Index and other databases subscribed to by the OU Libraries. Articles published in journals that require a subscription must be accessed through the OU Library's databases or Interlibrary Loan service.

Library Databases

Open Access (free) E-Journals and Other Resources

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