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ARTbibliographies Modern (1960s - )
(Trial period: until 30 November 2005)

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides abstracts of English and foreign-language journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on modern and contemporary art.

Covered subjects include performance art, video art, electronic art, body art, graffiti, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, museum design, fashion, calligraphy, painting, sculpture, drawing, etc. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s.

DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
(Trial period: until 30 November 2005)

The Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) contains abstracts of articles from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.

DAAI also includes a supplementary database named Periodicals Directory that covers about 450 design and craft journals. It contains, for each title, the publisher's contact information and web site details; description of covered subjects and contents; original date of publication; etc.

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