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AHR net (Art History Research Net)

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Art History Research net (AHRnet) consists of four databases:

  • Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR)
  • Arts + Architecture ProFILES
  • Arts: Search Research Guides, Review
  • Research Sources: THE POSTER

Design Abstracts Retrospective is an ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover many of the most important design and applied arts journals published during the twentieth century.

Arts + Architecture ProFILES is a dictionary of modern designers, artists and architects whose work is discussed in the journals covered by DAR.

Arts:Search Reseach Guides contains other internet sources of biographical information and digitized journals. ReVIEW is an ongoing project to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 

Research Sources: THE POSTER contains extensive information on poster design, including a number of digitized books on the subject from the 1890s-1920s.


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