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Research Skills: Archives, Special Collections, Museums and Galleries

A guide to help you improve your research skills: make the most of your time to find and retrieve the information you need.

Tutorials for using Archives and Special Collections and for Museums and Galleries

The 'Using Archives and Special Collections' tutorial will help you to:

  • Understand what we mean by archives and special collections
  • Understand and apply some of the skills you may need when using archives and special collections

The 'Research in Museums and Galleries' tutorial will help you to:

  • Work out which is the right museum, gallery or collection for your research 
  • Prepare for a research visit to a museum or gallery 
  • Feel confident to undertake a research trip to a museum or gallery

Using Archives and Special Collections

Research in Museums and Galleries

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