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Fashion Research: Getting Started

This guide highlights print and electronic resources to support fashion research in the Fordham University Libraries.

Temporary Box For Fashion 1000 Students

Here is the link to the Google slide presentation for the FASH 100 library instruction session, and here is the link to the Handout and Worksheet.

Manuals & Handbooks

Searching The Library Catalog

Search the library catalog for books on your topic.

Screenshot of a library catalog search

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Library of Congress Call Numbers for Fashion

GT 500 - GT 5370 – Fashion; social aspects of costuming

TT 490 - TT 695 – Dressmaking; tailoring; technical considerations

Check the Stacks, the Oversized Stacks, and the Reference Area.

Call Numbers for the Business of Fashion

HF 5811-5839 -- Advertising
HD 9940 and TT 496 -- Fashion Industry    
HF 5415 -- Marketing
HF 5845 -- Merchandising
HD 5429-5465 -- Retailing

Search the library catalog for additional titles in both print and electronic format.

Reference Books

Sustainable Fashion Dictionaries

Library Quicklinks for Fashion Research


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