Department of Design
Location: Library, Mezzanine 107
Mailstop: MS 40002
Design and Applied Arts Index(DAAI) (ProQuest)
is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards. An indispensable tool for students, researchers, and practitioners worldwide, DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design and landscape architecture.
Design Abstracts Retrospective (Designinform)
covers design journals and yearbooks published between 1900 and 1987, with a particular focus on titles that have not been indexed or abstracted before. The project is ongoing, with journals being indexed in their entirety from first issue, on a title-by-title basis covering all aspects of applied arts, from architecture to embroidery.
Design Profiles (Desgininform)
is the most comprehensive collection of profiles in design and design-related fields. It provides information about more than 13,000 designers and design-related organizations that were influential in the 20th century world of design, including over 1,000 female designers.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Full text articles for academic and general audience. Can limit to peer-reviewed publications. This database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,990 journals and a total of more than 10,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals.
Article First (FirstSearch)
Citations for academic and general audiences from 1990 to present covering business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social sciences and technology.