Art History Research Net consists of five databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective, Arts + Architecture ProFILES, ReVIEW, and Research Sources: 1. THE POSTER and  2: British & Irish Architecture and Decorative and Applied Arts 1850s to the 1930s. Design Abstracts Retrospective functions as the retrospective of Design and Applied Arts Index, covering design publications from 1898 through 1988. With 50,000 records, DAR provides coverage of about 70 design and design-related journals important to the development of design in the early 20th century. Arts + Architecture ProFILES covers the same subject fields as DAR and is the most comprehensive directory of design and designers. ReVIEW offers digitized full-text versions of 19th and early 20th century decorative and fine arts journals, including titles such as The Studio (London), Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration,and Art et Décoration. Research Sources contains information on the history of the decorative arts poster as well as digitized books, catalogs, and ephemera covering the decorative arts published in Britain and Ireland from 1850 to 1930.

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