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Another Magazine Archive Database See details.
Full-text coverage of Another magazine from 2001-current
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Artstor Database Artstor Support Database Tutorial See details.

Digital library of art images from museums and other institutions.

Current faculty: Contact FITDIL administrator Jana Duda ([email protected], 212 217.4378) to obtain the authorization code and password.  

Registration for an individual account is required for some features.

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BFL: Berg Fashion Library Database See details.
E-books,scholarly articles, extensive image collection including 1400+ selections from CoPA (Commercial Pattern Archive 1868 to 2000), fashion museum directory.
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Bloomsbury Fashion Central Database See details.
Access to:
  • Berg Fashion Library
  • Fashion Photography Archive
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ClipArt.com (School Edition) Database See details.
Clip art drawings, photos and animations.

Clip Art is only compatible in Internet Explorer.

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FITDIL: FIT Digital Image Library Database See details.

FITDIL is an Internet-based digital repository database of approximately 64,000 digital images intended for both research and instructional use by FIT students and faculty. Limited access for guest users.



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Fashion Photography Archive Database See details.

Images ranging from runway and backstage to street-style fashion, and from key designers’ shows from the last forty years.

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Fashion Snoops Database See details.


Users are required to create a MY FS account 

Trend reports & forecasting for fashion. Use Mozilla/Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer (version 10 and up only - older versions of Internet Explorer are not compatible).

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The Harper's Bazaar Archive Database See details.

Harper's Bazaar (US): 1867-Current

Harper's Bazaar (UK):
April 1930-Dec 1969

Harpers and Queen (UK):
Jan 1972-Dec 2000

Harper's Bazaar (UK):
Jan 2007-Dec 2007

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Oxford Art Online Database Database Tutorial See details.

Full-text books and articles from scholarly publications.

There is a 3-user limit to this database -- please log off when you are finished.

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Peclers(+) Database See details.
Firefox must be used - database does not work in other browsers

1. Visit the website through our Library database page

2. Create an individual account on Peclers(+) using your FIT email

3. Check your FIT email for your activation link from Peclers(+)

4.  Log in with using your Peclers(+) account after authentication through our databases to access the service


Use this link to reset your password

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SPARC Digital Database See details.
SPARC Digital is a platform created by FIT's Special Collections and College Archives to showcase the rare and unique materials from our collections that have been digitized. Our goal is to make our collections more widely available online to the FIT community and the general public.
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Trend Council Database See details.
Fashion trend forecasting company for brands, designers and retailers 
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Underground and Independent Comics Database See details.
"first ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels"
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Vogue Italia Archive Database See details.
Every issue from 1964-Current, including articles, ads, editorial content
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WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors  Database See details.

Trend reports & forecasting for lifestyles and interiors

Students must create an account and re-activate their account every 90 days: click on re-activate account

 To access  WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors:

  • login via the proxy and then with your WGSN username and password
  • select the part of the site you wish to use from the top menu under "Fashion"
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WWD Online (Women's Wear Daily) [1994-Current] Database See details.
Articles 1994 - present, full text issues in PDF format, directory, runway photos, videos etc. Includes FN (footwear) DNR (menswear) Beauty Inc. and other Fairchild publications. More limited free version available.
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WindowsWear Database See details.

  1. Visit  WindowsWear   
  2. Click “Join now” on the top right
  3. Select "Academic" on the right
  4. Under "existing members" select "FIT"
  5. Create profile
  6. Under "get started" select "student" or "faculty"
  7. Use your FIT email and create a password
  8. Click "join"
You will need to login to WindowsWear after authenticating via the proxy to use the site.
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Women's Magazine Archive (ProQuest) Database See details.

· Better Homes & Gardens (1922 - 2005)

· Chatelaine (1928 - 2005)

· Cosmopolitan (1926 - 2004)

· Essence (1970 - 2005)

· Good Housekeeping (1885 - 2005)

· Ladies’ Home Journal (1883 - 2005)

· Parents (1926 - 2005)

· Redbook (1903 - 2005)

· Seventeen (1944 - 2005)

· Women's Day (1937-2005)

· Women's International Network News (WIN News) (1975-2005)


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