• Arts:Search consists of three databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), Arts + Architecture ProFILES, Arts: Search Research Guides, and Review. Design Abstracts Retrospective is a new ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover many of the most important design and applied arts journals and annuals published during the twentieth century. Arts + Architecture ProFILES is a dictionary of modern designers, craftspeople, artists and architects whose work is discussed or illustrated in the journals and yearbooks covered by DAR. Arts:Search Reseach Guides contain other internet sources of biographical information and digitized art, architecture, desing and craft journals. ReVIEW is an ongoing project to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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  • Provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Available features include: searching, browsing, and organizing images, adding images, presenting images, and integrating with courseware. For detailed information about content and usage, see ARTstor Help and Tutorials. For professor account details, contact eaid@ku.edu.

    You will need to register and create a personal account on the ARTStor site.

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  • Due to budget constraints, Berg fashion library has been cancelled as of June 30, 2015.  Please contact libcolldev@ku.edu with any questions.

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  • The Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews. Each reference includes full bibliographic details and a brief abstract. Updated monthly.

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  • An encyclopedia of art based on The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.) with ongoing additions of new material and updates to the text. Includes over 45,000 articles, cross references within the text, and over 40,000 links to art images in galleries and museums around the world. Articles are written and signed by scholars and include bibliographic references. Users looking for information on archaeology, architecture, art, design, costume, landscape design, and photography from all world cultures and all time periods will find this an invaluable resource. Easy to use for the novice but with in-depth searching options for the more experienced researcher. Issued as part of: Oxford art online.

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  • Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion.

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