There are three different series published by the Institute. The "Berliner Schriften zur Museumsforschung", a series of books covering individual themes like "Museum marketing in the United States" - Berliner Schriften zur Museumskunde Nr. 15 - and a series of books (Handbuch des Museumsrechts) covering aspects of museum related law problems like copyright, insurance'. Within the second series of publications, the "Materialien aus dem Institut für Museumsforschung", a series of brochures, results of research projects and of surveys are made available to the public. Since 1997 the Institute offers a third series "Mitteilungen und Berichte aus dem Institut für Museumsforschung" (with this series it is intended to make available further work-papers).
Bibliographies - online
The Institute publishes bibliographies on several museum related subjects, up to now there are two bibliographies available (as paper version (see the list of publications and now also on the web - to be downloaded as a whole or as an online-database: one on collections management and the use of computers in the museum as pdf-file: (Materialien aus dem Institut für Museumskunde Nr. 49) and the other one on museum education and museology the paper version, which can be downloaded as pdf-file: (Materialien aus dem Institut für Museumskunde Nr. 39) dates from 1993. The online-version will be updated continuously within the next months: Two more bibliographies are in preparation. As soon as they are ready they will be available as documents to be downloaded and as online-databases. The subjects which they will cover are: Museums and Internet and Collections Care.