The DAAI covers all areas of design and craft, including industrial design, vehicle design, architecture, interior design, environmental design, furniture design, textile design, graphic design, typography, multimedia design, design and craft history, design and craft theory, design and craft education and design management. DAAI covers 1973 to the present.
The Art Index indexes approximately 400 or so journals in the areas of Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Computers in Art, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Fashion Design, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, and Video.
The Design Library Image Collection is an evolving collection of images made accessible through Luna, a dynamic web-based digital library with tools for working with images. The collection contains more then 52,000 digital images covering art, architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design and graphic design. The image collection also has over 80,000 35mm slides, which can be searched via Luna. The slides are held at Harrye C. Lyons Design Library.
Art Index Retrospective is a bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. The database cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. It also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
The Derwent Innovations Index, available through the ISI Web of Knowledge interface, is a Web-accessible product that merges the Derwent World Patents Index with the Derwent Patents Citation Index. It provides access to more than 14,800,000 patents with links to cited and citing patents, cited articles, and full-text patent data sources. This resource gives users a comprehensive and international overview of inventions in three categories: chemical, electrical and electronic, and engineering. (Learn More)
Searchable database of digital images (and associated catalog data) in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with a suite of software tools for teaching and research. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, and download images.
Material Connexionis a unique and comprehensive resource currently comprised of more than 4,500 materials and processes, and growing at a rate of more than 30 materials per month. The information, including high-quality photographs, and company/vendor contact information is also placed into our digital database that can be accessed online. This not only provides access for those without convenient access to a physical iteration of the Material Connexion library, but it also provides all users with the ability to search all of the materials by keyword, material type, manufacturer name, and manufacturer location. The eight material processes include: polymers; cement-based materials; glass; metals; ceramics; natural materials; carbon-based materials; processes.