The FULL-TEXT DATABASE contains over 400,000 records from some 400 international arts journals and periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Coverage includes art design, folk art, industrial design, interior design, museum management, pottery, textiles, and motion pictures, television, and video. About one third of the titles are peer-reviewed and about one quarter are full text.
THE RETROSPECTIVE DATABASE is bibliographic only. It cumulates citations to volumes 1-32 (1929-1984) of the printed Art Index. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch.