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Guide to Design resources for students and staff of UNSW
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Includes Ceramics, Jewellery and Textiles

  • Design and applied arts index: DAAI  
    DAAI is an international index to design & craft journals, containing nearly 120,000 annotated references from more than 450 design & craft journals.
  • Design abstracts retrospective: DAR
    A retrospective compliment to Design and Applied Art Index. Updated quarterly. 1900-1960+
  • Design profiles
    Profiles on designers and design related organisations that were influential in the 20th century. Updated quarterly. 1900-1960s+.
  • Art & Architecture Complete
    An EBSCO database that allows simultaneous searching of over 1000 journals and 400 books. Some full text is provided. Subjects include art theory, art history, art education, painting, drawing, sculpture, conceptual art, museum studies and design.
  • ARTbibliographies modern : ABM
    Provides abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, catalogues, dissertations,and reviews. Updated monthly. 1974+
  • Berg Fashion Library
    Berg Fashion Library provides text and image content on world dress, including textiles and jewellery, throughout history. Cross searchable titles include Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Berg Dictionary of Fashion History, A-Z of Fashion, The Dictionary of World Fashion, as well as journals, eBooks and thousands of images.
  • Vogue Archive
    Vogue magazine (US edition) in full text from 1892 to the present, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. It is a useful primary source for the study of textiles, jewellery, design, gender and social history.


Academic Video Online - concert, dance, opera, documentaries and performances.

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