A guide to research in Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2014
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Sarah Prindle, Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian
Morris Library Room 260C
- Art & Architecture Complete
Provides accesss to more than 630 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books.
- Business Source Complete
"Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content.
- Design and Applied Arts Index
DAAI contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.
- CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.
- Reference USA
Find contact information for companies based on region and basic financial data.
- Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Premier, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications.
Identifies articles from publications in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Over 16,000 publications are indexed." Uses the FirstSearch interface.
- Bibliography of the History of Art
The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art.
- Company Dossier Search (Lexis Nexis)
Company Dossier Search provides information about U.S. and international companies' structure, financial health, brands and competitors.
Several subjects, searchable one-by-one or in combination, some full-text.
- International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text
"International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text,contains all of the content available in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles.
- New York Times (1851 - 2009)
This database includes full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times starting with the first issue of the publication. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue published between 1851-2009 in downloadable PDF files.
- News (Lexis Nexis)
Selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, and more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
- Newspaper Source and Regional Business News
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc.
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers
ProQuest Historical Newspapers can be used to simultaneously search the different digitized newspapers that Morris Library obtains through ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1849-1987), The Chicago Defender (1905-1975), The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1993), and The New York Times (1851-2007).
- SocIndex with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.
- Interlibrary Loan
If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.
"ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes."- from publisher.
- Oxford Art Online
"A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (1996) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001)."
- Saskia Digital Image Archive
Saskia digital image archive from Scholars Resource contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre.
- CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
A growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums."