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Art databases

In Artcyclopedia you can search for artists, artworks and art museums.

ART-Guide provides access to art history internet sources like subject portals, image databases, search machines, discussion forums or mailing lists. Thematically they include the whole European art history beginning with art of the late antique up to contemporary art as well as art science.

Arthistoricum is a Virtual Library for Art history. It is a modularly structured internet portal for research and teaching in the History of Art. It provides a comprehensive collection of printed and electronic publications as well as image databases in the History of Art, accessible through sophisticated retrieval tools.

Artliebrariesnet is a virtual catalogue for Art History, a meta search engine for international library catalogues and databases.

Design and Applied Arts Index
Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards.

Design Abstracts Retrospective
Design Abstracts Retrospective covers design journals and yearbooks published between 1900 and 1987. It focuses on titles that have either not been indexed before or for which abstracts have not been written.

Intute: Design provides free access to high quality resources on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities.

Museum databases

Kunst-und Kultur - Museum
The museum database includes the locations of the museums and the exhibitions. It is also possible to search for past exhibitions.

Kunst- und Kultur - Artist
The database of the artists includes resumes (CVs), references, indications of buildings or work of art, as well as illustrations of these.

In the „webmuseen“ you can search for museums by region or by subject.

Picture archives

Louvre: The “Atlas” database covers all the works exhibited in the museum - some 30,000 items.

The picture archives of the Federal Archives
Large Collection of photographs, pictures and posters from modern German history.

The German documentation centre for art history
The German documentation centre for art history contains about 2 million images of art and architecture. The “bildindex” includes the digitized stock of the image archive “Foto Marburg”.

Material and Sound databases

The online database of „Raumprobe“ includes several thousands of different materials.

Conserve the sound
“Conserve the sound” is an online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds.

Product design

„Architonic“ is the independent resource for architecture and design. It includes products and materials of various developers.

Designlexikon International
The „Designlexikon International” is the biggest German online dictionary of design in the web. It presents about 650 designer, 150 company profiles, 100 style-and subject terms and 750 references of related homepages.

Designlinks is an editorial collection of links on design.

The website “Industriedesign” has grown to the largest data base to search for industrial designers.

Transportation design

Cardesignnews is the world's largest collection of online transportation design portfolios, with over 2000 portfolios listed.