"The Art-online Directory contains editor-reviewed websites organized into subject categories." From art-online
"The Design Directory is a web directory of design resources. Designers, design companies, design studios, portfolios, consultancies and many more." From Design Directory
Resources compiled by the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Hand Press Book integrates descriptive records for major European national, university and research library holdings. HPB is valuable for research in intellectual history, social history, transmission of thought, and the history of printing and the history of the book. It is an essential resource for anyone interested in Europe's multilingual print culture durng the "handpress" period. It includes citations for works in Latin, Middle French, and other archaic languages.
The Smithsonian Institution includes nearly thirty museums and research centers as well as the National Zoo. Museums and collections include African art, Air and Space, American Art, American History, American Indian, National Zoo, Natural History, and the Portrait Gallery. Research includes American art, astrophysical observatory, museum conservation, environment, libraries, photography, and the tropics.
The web site includes an online encyclopedia for Art and Design, History and Culture, and Science and Technology.
"the-artists.org website with it's extended database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists is a portal for research on visual arts." From the-artists.org