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  • 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.

    Design Research Publications
    Article indexes, Electronic books, Electronic journals
    Licensed for all KU students, faculty, and staff connecting to the Internet.

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