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Specialist Arts Databases
Full Text, Abstract and Index
Coverage from 1973 to current
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A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest's specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern (covering modern and contemporary art), Design & Applied Arts Index (for all aspects of design and crafts), and International Bibliography of Art (covering scholarship on western art history), together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest's Arts & Humanities Database.

ARTbibliographies Modern is the only specialist bibliography available for the study of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century onwards. ARTbibliographies Modern provides deeper coverage of publications on modern artists and movements than any other index.

Design & Applied Arts Index is an international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities. Design & Applied Arts Index provides researchers with abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards.

International Bibliography of Art is recognized as the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art. International Bibliography of Art consists of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and subject indexing drawn from the Getty’s thesaurus and authority files.

  • Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Books, Conference Papers & Proceedings, Dissertations & Theses,
  • MARC Records: Yes
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • Athens enabled: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes
  • Consolidated searching brings researchers the depth of information they seek.
  • The bundled approach saves time and energy for the librarian who can manage one digital resource instead of four or five since there are fewer renewals to manage and more research value for the dollar.
  • Harnessing these resources means researchers can conduct comprehensive art literature reviews access complementary full text and cross search this specialist art content efficiently.
  • The collection can be cross-searched with related products on the ProQuest platform such as Art and Architecture Archive and Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals to provide an efficient experience and robust results.

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