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last updated: 10/8/2012

AMID-Databases

 

 

General 

The following databases provide access to electronic journals covering a range of topics including fashion, the retail industry, and interior design. Other research areas may include aspects of behavior, culture, education, criticism, history, methodology, perception, practice, process, and theory. To begin searching through the databases click on the links below, or visit the IUB Libraries’ homepage at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/ , click on the “Resource Gateway” and then “Resources A-Z”.

 

ABI/INFORM Global Suite

Provides in-depth coverage of business and management issues (includes over 600 titles full text).

 

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

Provides full text coverage of magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journals for almost every academic discipline.

 

American Periodicals Series Online

Digital archive of 1000 American magazine and journal titles, from 1740 to 1900.

 

ARTbibliographies Modern

Abstracts of international publications in all aspects of art and design since 1900; also photography since 1839, architecture and 19th century published prior to 1980.

 

Art Full Text

Indexes articles on all aspects of art and architecture published in 370+ international periodicals since 1984 with full text coverage of selected journals starting in 1997.

 

Art Index Retrospective

Provides citations and abstracts for articles on all aspects of art and architecture published in over 420 international periodicals between 1929 and August 1984.

 

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Search citations from arts and humanities journals published from 1977 to the present. In-library access is available for the years 1975-1994 on a networked CD-ROM.

 

ARTstor

ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 700,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

 

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Indexes more than 700 U.S. and foreign journals on architecture and design, with more than 75 percent not indexed in any other source.

 

Bibliography of the History of Art

Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 4,300 periodicals.

 

CAMIO RLG's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

CAMIO (Art Museum Image Consortium) contains over 100,000 downloadable digital images of art works and other documents dating from BC to the present.

 

Design and Applied Arts Index

International index to design and craft journals; contains references to 500+ journals published since 1973 and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, etc.

 

Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey's Magazine, begun in 1830 by Louis A. Godey, was by far the most popular women's periodical of its day. The key to its success was the section of fashion plates, which were hand-colored by more than 100 women employed by Godey. Sentiment was abundant, and politics were excluded, but much on the education of women appeared. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900. The title varies slightly over the years.

 

Grove Dictionary of Art

Online version of award-winning Grove Dictionary of Art contains the full text of all 41,000 articles of the 34-volume print edition, including scholarly bibliographies.

 

HRAF: Human Relations Area Files

Searchable full-text ethnographies on hundreds of ethnic, cultural,religious, and national groups worldwide.

 

JSTOR

Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.

 

Company Financial Information

If you are interested in company financial information, the following databases provide access to information on various companies, specializing in, but not limited to apparel merchandising and interior design.

 

Dun and Bradstreet's Million Dollar Database

Directory of 261,000 U.S. and Canadian leading public and private businesses. Search by various criteria, such as SIC, NAICS codes, or executive names.

 

Investext Plus

A collection of company and industry research. Reports include information on trends in earnings, stock performance, product positioning, segment sales and sometimes market share.

 

MarketLine Business Information Center

Provides original industry and company reports based on published research and primary and secondary data sources. 

 

Mergent Online

Database of corporate information covering over 22,000 US and foreign public companies.

 

Hoover's Online

Company information on the largest and most influential public & private companies.

 

RDS Business Reference Suite

Index of 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data.

 

Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage

S&P provides access to industry surveys, company descriptin and financials, mutual fund research and stock reports.

 

Industry Information 

If you are interested in industry information, the following databases provide access to information on various industries including, but not limited to apparel merchandising and interior design.

 

Business Insights

Global marketing reports from the energy, consumer goods, finance, healthcare and technology industries.

 

Business Source Premier

Regional, national and international business, financial, banking and industry publications (includes over 700 titles full text).

 

Hoover’s Online

Company information on the largest and most influential public & private companies.

 

Investext Plus

A collection of company and industry research. Reports include information on trends in earnings, stock performance, product positioning, segment sales and sometimes market share.

 

Market Research Monitor

Reports on consumer markets around the globe, with in-depth industry reports for hundreds of industries in France, Germany, UK and the United States.

 

MarketLine Business Information Center

Provides original industry and company reports based on published research and primary and secondary data sources.

 

Marketresearch.com

Market research reports for consumer products, beverages, etc.

 

Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage

Provides industry surveys, company description and financials, mutual fund research and stock reports.

 

Associations/ Organizations 

American Apparel and Footwear Association

“AAFA is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear, and other sewn products companies, which compete in the global marketplace.”

 

Decorative Arts Trust

“The Decorative Arts Trust is a non-profit, national organization of collectors, museum professionals, and others who share an interest in the study and preservation of the decorative arts through an exchange of information, lectures and seminars.”

 

Fiber Source

“Provides information on international fiber production, fiber news and statistics, and particular fiber types with corresponding manufacturers.”

 

Furniture Society

“The Furniture Society is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization founded in 1996, whose mission is: To advance the art of furniture making, by inspiring creativity, promoting excellence, and fostering an understanding of this art and its place in society. “

 

National Retail Information

Includes background, membership and current news for the organization as well as industry news, links to relevant government publications and sources for the independent retailer.

 

National Shoe Retailers Association

“The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) is a not-for-profit organization representing independent shoe store owners.”

 

FashionInformation.com

The website is a women’s wear forecasting and trend reporting service offering close and detailed insight into fashion trends from a unique perspective.

 

Just-Style.com

This website offers textile, apparel and footwear industry news analysis and research.

last updated: 10/8/2012