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Design and Applied Arts Index

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Design Documentation
Design Documentation

DAAI, an international index to design and craft journals, contains references from more than 500 design and craft journals published since 1973 as well as data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.

Coverage includes all areas of design and crafts.

DAAI contains four supplementary databases: an education directory of universities and colleges which offer courses in design and craft subjects; an organizations directory of design and craft organizations, societies, associations, and centers; an archives directory of design and craft archives and special collections; and a periodicals directory of design and craft journals.

The online search tips gives useful information on how to construct effective searches.

Number of Users:
Unlimited simultaneous users
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Not Permitted
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Keogh, Kristina
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Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
  • Art & Art History

Library of Congress Subjects:

Design, Industrial--Indexes--Databases.
Decorative arts--Indexes--Databases.
Decorative arts--Directories--Databases.
Graphic arts--Indexes--Databases.