Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017     Views: 18

The most relevant databases for Jewellery students are:

a-n: The Artists Information Company - Full-text journal articles, artists' toolkits, research papers.

Art Full Text -  full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of over 300 peer-selected publications; with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and non-Western art, new artists and contemporary art etc

ARTbibliographies Modern - Provides abstracts of the current literature of modern art, photography and design

Design and Applied Arts Index - abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onward

Klimt02 - platform for international art jewellery

LS:N Global -  a consumer insight and trend forecasting network (only available on campus)

WGSN (Worth Global Style Network and WGSN-Homebuildlife) - fashion website containing downloadable images which may be used for teaching and learning purposes, as well as market and industry news, fashion retailing information and designer profiles

The following market research databases include reports on jewellery retail:

United Kingdom

Mintel

International

Marketline (includes company reports)

Passport

If you would like help using any of these resources you can book a tutorial with Nancy Jackson, the liaison librarian for the School of Jewellery.

You can find more information about the resources the library provides in the Jewellery, Gemmology and Horology LibGuide.

 

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