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Research Guides

Arts Administration: Research Help

Welcome to the Arts Administration research guide!

This guide is to help you get a jumpstart on Arts administration research by giving an overview of what Arts administration resources are available in the Library, along with some quick tips on how to find and use them. This guide was created in support of the SUU Arts Administration graduate programs and minor.


Sherratt Library provides access to a number of databases on a wide range of subjects. Below is a list of databases with content related to Arts Administration:

Periodicals and Serials

Below is a sample list of periodicals and serials that support the study of Arts Administration.

  • Cultural Management: Science & Education
  • Culturas: Revista de Gestion Cultural
  • International Journal of Arts Management
  • Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society
  • Journal of Management Education
  • Journal of Nonprofit Education & Leadership
  • Public Performance & Management Review

Books and eBooks

At Sherratt Library we use the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system to organize the items on our shelves. These call "numbers"  (they're really a combination of letters and numbers) on the spines are used for most of our items, including print books and ebooks. Below is a list of call numbers that relate to Arts Administration (browsing these sections in the shelves on the 2nd level, or 3rd level for oversized items, can reveal resources you never knew you needed)!

NX1-820 Arts in general
NX420-430 Exhibitions
NX440-632 History of the arts
NX650-694 Special subject
NX700-750 Patronage of the arts
NX760-770 Administration of the arts
NX775-777 Voluntarism in the arts
NX798-820 Arts centers and facilities