B. Bibliographies and Directories


  • Coates, Heather. Annotated Bibliography for Museum Documentation, Collections Management, and Computerization. Ottawa: CHIN, 1995. Available on the CHIN site.
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM). International Museological Bibliography. Paris: UNESCO-ICOM Documentation Centre, 1967-.
  • Museology Bibliography (or BMUSE) (no longer available) from the Canadian Heritage Information Network: available from its website.
  • OCIM's Fonds documentaire (in French only) – free access to catalogue from its website.
  • Sledge, Jane. Computers in Museums: A Selected Bibliography and Other Useful Information. Paris: ICOM, 1993.

Few Periodicals

  • Archives and Museum Informatics: Cultural Heritage Informatics Quarterly. Pittsburgh: Archives and Museum Informatics, 1987-. (Beginning with vol. 11, 1997 published by Kluwer Academic Publishers).
  • CIDOC Newsletter, International Committee for Documentation, International Council of Museums.1990-.
  • La Lettre de l'OCIM. Dijon: Office de coopération et d'information muséographiques (OCIM), 1989-.
  • Spectra. Pittsburgh: Museum Computer Network, 1974-2002.
  • Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation. London: Gordon and Breach, 1980-.

Standards Directories

  • International Council of Museums (ICOM), CIDOC. CIDOC Terminology Control Bibliography. [s.l.]: 1990.
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM), Data Model Working Group. Data Modeling: A Bibliography: A Brief Overview of the Literature/Compiled by Jacqueline Zak and Linda Kincheloe. 1993.
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM), CIDOC. Directory of Thesauri for Object Names. [s.l.]: CIDOC, 1994.
  • Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN). Metadata Standards for Museum Cataloguing.
  • Getty Information Institute, Santa Monica, International Committee for Documentation of the International Council of Museums (CIDOC). Developments in International Museum and Cultural Heritage Information Standards. [Santa Monica]: J. Paul Getty Trust, 1994.

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