Art History Research Net (formerly Arts:Search) - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Art History Research Net (formerly Arts:Search)

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Art History Research Net (formerly Arts:Search)

Art History Research Net (formerly Arts:Search)


Access: On campus (i.e. on a networked computer on a device connected to the institute’s wifi), as well as off campus using Athens credentials.

Art History Research net (formerly Arts:Search) comprises the following four databases:

  • ReVIEW – Provides full text of arts and architecture journals.
  • Arts + Architecture ProFILES – Includes biographical data on over 40,000 artists, architects and designers.
  • Design Abstracts Retrospective – Contains abstracts of decorative, applied arts and design journals published between 1900-1986.
  • Research Sources: British & Irish Architecture and Decorative and Applied Arts 1850s to the 1930s – An ongoing project to digitize every book, exhibition catalogue, many of the journals and much of the trade literature on British and Irish architecture published in Britain and Ireland in the late nineteenth century and early years of the twentieth century.
  • Research Sources: THE POSTER – Contains extensive information on the Poster, including: A History of the Poster: a Bibliographical and Online Survey; digitizations of the most of the significant books, exhibition catalogues and journals on the Poster published between 1890s-1920s; and an International Directory of Poster Collections.

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