Searching the museum studies journal literature

East, John W. (2008) Searching the museum studies journal literature. Curator: The Museum Journal, 51 3: 311-317. doi:10.1111/j.2151-6952.2008.tb00314.x

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Author East, John W.
Title Searching the museum studies journal literature
Journal name Curator: The Museum Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0011-3069
Publication date 2008-07
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.2151-6952.2008.tb00314.x
Volume 51
Issue 3
Start page 311
End page 317
Total pages 7
Editor Z. D. Doering
K. Larson
Place of publication California, U.S.
Publisher AltaMira Press
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject C1
C Society
950305 Conserving Natural Heritage
210204 Museum Studies
2102 Curatorial and Related Studies
Abstract This article surveys the coverage of major museological journals in three standard databases. It evaluates the quality and timeliness of the indexing in those databases. It concludes that bibliographic control of the journal literature in museum studies is inadequate and argues that this is a hindrance to the development of the profession.
Keyword Museum studies
Databases
Indexing
Bibliographic control
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

 
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