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Databases for Visitors

  • If you are a current FIT student, faculty, and staff, use our FIT Library Databases pages for full access to all our databases, including both on-campus and remote / off-campus access.
  • The Databases for Visitors page provides on-campus access to selected FIT Library databases. Remote / off-campus access is not available to visitors.

  • Visitors must make an appointment to use the FIT Library via our online appointment request form. Note: We do not make same-day appointments or accept appointment requests by phone.

  • If you are bringing your own laptop or device, request an FIT Guest WiFi password when you arrive for your appointment. Visitors are not able to print from their laptops/devices.

  • Due to licensing restrictions, online forecasting & trend services and some media and market research databases are not available to visitors.

  • Our list of online resources for non-FIT students provides information about services available at local and public libraries.
  • Click here for complete visitor information.

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A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature

Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography      Exhibition Design & Museum Studies     Interior Design & Architecture
Open Access

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
E-books     Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories    General & Multiple Topics

Academic OneFile
Business & Economics     General & Multiple Topics       Health & Medicine       News / Current Issues / Politics
Scholarly Journals     Sciences     Trade Publications

Academic Search Complete
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography      Business & Economics         Fashion Industry     General & Multiple Topics
Health & Medicine    Mobile Accessible     News / Current Issues / Politics     Psychology & Sociology     Scholarly Journals
Sciences

Agriculture Collection
Sciences     Sustainability & Environment

Alt-HealthWatch
Health & Medicine     Sciences

Applied Science & Technology Full Text
Computers & Technology   Sciences   Sustainability & Environment    Textiles

Architectural Index
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography          Interior Design & Architecture     Scholarly Journals   Trade Publications

Art Full Text
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography       Interior Design & Architecture     Scholarly Journals

Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography       Interior Design & Architecture     Scholarly Journals

ArticleFirst
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Business & Economics     General & Multiple Topics   Health & Medicine
News / Current Issues / Politics   Sciences

Artstor
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Exhibition Design & Museum Studies     Images   Interior Design & Architecture

Associates Programs Source
Business & Economics    Education     General & Multiple Topics      Sciences


B

BCIN: Bibliographic Database
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Scholarly Journals

BFL: Berg Fashion Library
Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories     Fashion & Accessory Design     Fashion Industry    Images   Scholarly Journals    Textiles

Bibliography of the History of Art [BHA]
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Interior Design & Architecture     Open Access    Scholarly Journals

Business Economics and Theory
Business & Economics    Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles      Fashion Industry     International Trade   Marketing / Media / Demographics

Business Insights: Essentials
Business & Economics      Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles     Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories     Fashion Industry   
International Trade      Marketing / Media / Demographics

Business Source Complete Searching Interface
Business & Economics    Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles    Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories    Fashion Industry  
International Trade    Marketing / Media / Demographics     Mobile Accessible    News / Current Issues / Politics   Trade Publications

Business Source Complete EBSCOhost
Business & Economics      Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles     Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories    Fashion Industry
International Trade     Marketing / Media / Demographics    Mobile Accessible    News / Current Issues / Politics   Trade Publications

C

CHIN (Canadian Heritage Information Network)
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Exhibition Design & Museum Studies     Open Access

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Health & Medicine     Sciences

Canadian Reference Centre

Communications and Mass Media Collection
Business & Economics     Marketing / Media / Demographics    Multimedia    News / Current Issues / Politics    Scholarly Journals

Computer Database
Computers & Technology    Scholarly Journals

Computer Source
Computers & Technology   Sciences   Trade Publications

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Computers & Technology     Scholarly Journals    Sciences    Trade Publications

Credo Reference
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   E-books    Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories   General & Multiple Topics
Sciences

Criminal Justice Collection
Psychology & Sociology    

Culinary Arts Collection

D

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Business & Economics   General & Multiple Topics   Open Access
Scholarly Journals   Sciences

Demographics Now
Business & Economics    Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories     Marketing / Media / Demographics

Dissertations & Theses @ Fashion Institute of Technology (ProQuest)
E-Books    Education    General & Multiple Topics    Scholarly Journals

Diversity Studies Collection
Psychology & Sociology    

E

EBSCO Databases: Multiple Databases Search
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Business & Economics    Fashion Industry   General & Multiple Topics  Health & Medicine
News / Current Issues / Politics

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
E-Books    General & Multiple Topics    Sciences

EBooks [FirstSearch]
E-Books   General & Multiple Topics    Sciences

ECO: Electronic Collections Online [FirstSearch]
E-Books      Scholarly Journals     Sciences     

ERIC
Education   Historical Articles (pre-1950)       Scholarly Journals

Education Research Complete
E-Books     Education     Scholarly Journals

Education Source
Education     Scholarly Journals

Energy & Power Source
Scholarly Journals   Sciences    Sustainability & Environment    Trade Publications

Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Business & Economics    Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles    Scholarly Journals    Trade Publications

Environment Complete
Historical Articles (pre-1950)      Scholarly Journals    Sciences    Sustainability & Environment

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Scholarly Journals   Sciences   Sustainability & Environment

 

F

FIT OneSearch
E-books    General & Multiple Topics   Mobile Accessible

FITDIL: FIT Digital Image Library
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Fashion & Accessory Design    Images     Open Access
Individuals outside of the FIT community can access images from Special Collections by clicking on the above link and using the Guest Login button. All other images are restricted to currently enrolled FIT students and faculty.

Fashion Studies Online: the Videofashion Library
Fashion & Accessory Design   Fashion Industry     Multimedia    Textiles

Fine Arts and Music Collection
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Fine Arts and Music Collection     Multimedia    Performing Arts

Full Text Finder
General & Multiple Topics

G

Gale Cross Searchable Databases [PowerSearch]
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Business & Economics     Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories   
Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry     General & Multiple Topics    International Trade   News / Current Issues / Politics
Psychology & Sociology    Scholarly Journals   Sciences    Textiles

Gale Directory Library
Business & Economics    E-Books   Encyclopedias/Dictionaries/Directories   General & Multiple Topics   Marketing/Media/Demographics

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Business & Economics    E-books    Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories
Fashion & Accessory Design     Fashion Industry    General & Multiple Topics    International Trade   News / Current Issues / Politics
Psychology & Sociology   Scholarly Journals    Sciences   Textiles

Gannett Newsstand
General & Multiple Topics   News/Current Issues/Politics 

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
Scholarly Journals   Sciences    Sustainability & Environment

Gender Studies Collection
Psychology & Sociology     

General Business Collection
Business & Economics      Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles    Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry
General & Multiple Topics   International Trade     News / Current Issues / Politics    Textiles

General OneFile
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Business & Economics    Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry
General & Multiple Topics    Health & Medicine   Interior Design & Architecture   News / Current Issues / Politics   Scholarly Journals
Sciences   Textiles

General Science Collection
Sciences

GreenFILE
Also available free at: www.greeninfoonline.com
Sciences   Sustainability & Environment

Grolier Online Encyclopedias
Several encyclopedias (for third grade level and up) and dictionaries.
E-books      Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories

H

The Harper's Bazaar Archive (1867-current)
Advertising    Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry   
Historical Articles (pre-1950)     Images   Textiles

HarpWeek
Historical Articles (pre-1950)

Health Reference Center Academic
Health & Medicine    Scholarly Journals    Sciences

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health & Medicine     Sciences

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Health & Medicine     Scholarly Journals     Sciences

Home Improvement Collection
Interior Design & Architecture    Trade Publications

Hoover's Online
Business & Economics   Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles    Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories    Fashion Industry
Marketing / Media / Demographics

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Humanities Source
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Humanities     Literature    Performing Arts   Philosophy & Religion    Scholarly Journals

I

InfoTrac Newsstand  
Business & Economics    News / Current Issues / Politics

Information Science and Library Issues Collection

IngentaConnect
Fashion & Accessory Design   Fashion Industry   General & Multiple Topics   Scholarly Journals   Sciences   Textiles

Insurance and Liability Collection
Business & Economics

Intellect Fashion Collection 2017
Exhibition Design & Museum Studies    Fashion & Accessories Design    Fashion Industry   Scholarly Journals

J

JSTOR
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Business & Economics   General & Multiple Topics    Health & Medicine
Historical Articles (pre-1950)   Literature   Scholarly Journals     Sciences

L

LGBT Life with Full Text
Historical Articles (pre-1950)    Psychology & Sociology

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text
Historical Articles (pre-1950)   Scholarly Journals

LitFinder
Literature

Literature Resource Center LRC
Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories    Literature

Literature Resources from Gale
Literature

M

MEDLINE with Full Text
Health & Medicine     Historical Articles (pre-1950)    Scholarly Journals    Sciences

Maney Online
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Exhibition Design & Museum Studies   Fashion & Accessory Design   Fashion Industry
General & Multiple Topics   Scholarly Journals

MasterFILE Premier
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Business & Economics    Film Studies    General & Multiple Topics   Health & Medicine
Mobile Accessible   News / Current Issues / Politics    Performing Arts    Scholarly Journals    Sciences

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
News / Current Issues / Politics

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
News / Current Issues / Politics      

N

National Fire Codes Subscription Service All Access
E-books   Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories   Interior Design & Architecture   Sustainability & Environment 

New England Journal of Medicine
Health & Medicine    Scholarly Journals    Sciences

New York State Newspapers
General & Multiple Topics     News / Current Issues / Politics

New York Times [Gale]
General & Multiple Topics    News / Current Issues / Politics

New York Times Historical [1851-2012] [ProQuest]
General & Multiple Topics    Historical Articles (pre-1950)     News / Current Issues / Politics

Newspaper Source Plus
News & Current Issues

O

One Search
E-books    General & Multiple Topics    Mobile Accessible

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
General & Multiple Topics    Multimedia     News / Current Issues / Politics

Open SUNY Textbooks
E-books   General & Multiple Topics   Open Access

Oxford Art Online
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    E-books     Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories   General & Multiple Topics
Images   Interior Design & Architecture     Scholarly Journals

P

Points of View Reference Center
Multimedia    News / Current Issues / Politics

Pop Culture Collection
News / Current Issues / Politics

Pop Culture Universe
Multimedia      News / Current Issues / Politics

Popular Magazines
General & Multiple Topics     News / Current Issues / Politics 

PowerSearch: Gale Cross Searchable Databases
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Business & Economics     Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry
International Trade    News / Current Issues / Politics    Scholarly Journals     Textiles

ProQuest Databases
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Business & Economics   Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry
General & Multiple Topics   News / Current Issues / Politics     Sciences

Professional Collection (Gale)
Scholarly Journals

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Scholarly Journals

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Health & Medicine    Psychology & Sociology   Scholarly Journals     Sciences

Psychology Collection (Gale)
Health & Medicine     Psychology & Sociology     Sciences

R

Regional Business News
Business & Economics    News / Current Issues / Politics

Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Philosophy & Religion     Scholarly Journals     

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Philosophy & Religion     Scholarly Journals

S

Salem Press Online
E-books     General & Multiple Topics   Literature

Scholastic Go!
E-books   Encyclopedias / Dictionaries / Directories

Small Business Collection
Business & Economics

Social Sciences Full Text
Sciences

Sourcing Journal Online
Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles    Fashion Industry   International Trade   Textiles

StyleCat - FIT Library's Online Catalog

SUNYCatalog - SUNY Union Catalog

T

Taylor & Francis Online
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Fashion Industry    General & Multiple Topics    Scholarly Journals    Textiles

Textile Technology Complete 
Fashion & Accessory Design   Textiles

U

Underground and Independent Comics
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Graphic & Communication Design / Packaging      Images

U.S. History Collection
General & Multiple Topics

V

Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO)
Sciences

Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale)
Sciences

Vogue Archive [1892-Current]
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography   Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry   Historical Articles (pre-1950)
Images   Textiles

W

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)
Business & Economics    General & Multiple Topics     International Trade     News / Current Issues / Politics

War and Terrorism Collection
News / Current Issues / Politics

Women's Magazine Archive (ProQuest)
Advertising     Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry     Historical Articles (pre-1950)     Images

Women's Wear Daily Archive (ProQuest)
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography    Business & Economics    Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles  
Fashion & Accessory Design     Fashion Industry    General & Multiple Topics    Historical Articles (pre-1950)    Images
News / Current Issues / Politics    Textiles    Trade Publications

Woodhead Textile Technology e-Book Collection -- Ask librarian for details
E-books    Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry    Textiles

World History Collection
General & Multiple Topics

WorldCat  
General & Multiple Topics

WorldCat Dissertations
General & Multiple Topics

WWD Online (Women's Wear Daily - 1994-Current)
Art History & Fine Arts / Illustration / Photography     Business & Economics     Companies & Brands / Industry Profiles  
Fashion & Accessory Design    Fashion Industry    Images    Multimedia    News / Current Issues / Politics    Textiles
Trade Publications

 

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