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Where to Start - Fashion Studies Research

This guide provides you with a list of databases, journals, and more to support your fashion studies research. 

Article Databases

Encyclopedia of clothing and fashion

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Encyclopedia of clothing and fashion [electronic resource]

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

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Scholarly Journals by Subject (BrowZine)

Books, Periodicals and More

Find Books on the Shelf with LC Call Numbers

  • [GT] - Costume, dress, fashion
  • [HD] - Manufacturing industries
  • [ N ] – Fine arts
  • [NC] - Drawing, design, illustration  
  • [NK] – Decorative arts
  • [TT 49-695] – Clothing manufacturing, dressmaking, tailoring

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