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Arts:Search

Arts:Search (formerly DesignInform) consists of three databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective, ReVIEW, and Arts+Architecture ProFiles. Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR) is a new ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover full contents of 70 of the most important design and applied arts journals published during the 20th century. ReVIEW contains digitised full-text versions of 19th and early 20th century decorative and fine arts journals. It currently contains 28 full text journals, including: The Studio (London),vols. 1-50, 1893-1910; Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, vols. 1-27, 1897-1911; Art et DĂ©coration, vols.1-28, 1897-1910; and The Poster, vols.1-6, 1898-1901. Arts+Architecture ProFiles is a biographical dictionary of modern designers, craftspeople, artists and architects. It currently provides information about more than 16,000 designers and design-related organizations that were influential in the 20th century world of design. Arts:Search also provides to two research guides on the topics of internet sources for artist/design biographies and internet sources for digitized design journals. In addition, users may contact the publisher at info@designinform.co.uk for assistance in searching or research advice.

Time-span

1893 - 1986

Subscription Type

SUBSCRIPTION

License Info

Unlimited simultaneous users licensed.

Subjects

  • Art / Art History / Architecture
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content
  • Design Studies

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