Winter 2023 Hours

4th Floor - Periodicals Collection (magazines and forecasting services)

Monday–Thursday: Noon–6pm (By Request)
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Open by request in January—call or email for immediate reading room access!
[email protected]
(212) 217-4380
Or use our QR code to contact Ask the Library


  • Newspapers and periodicals: 350 current and 1,000+ historical titles focusing on fashion, business, interior design, graphic design and marketing industries, and a wide variety of trade and glossy magazines
    See: Periodicals by Title & Subject Research Guide for complete holdings
  • Look Books: fashion photography books published for buyer use, comprised of images of runway looks for specific collections
  • Store Catalogs: product and price listings from various retail stores
  • Forecasting Services: intended for use by professionals in the fashion and design industries; use of current forecasts are restricted to FIT faculty and students.  The historical forecast archive is available to students and external researchers by appointment only, please contact [email protected]

Finding Materials

(Subject to availability) Free magazines for students are available in the following campus lounges:

  • Pomerantz Center, 4th Floor Lounge (D405)
  • Dubinsky Center, 5th Floor Lounge (A505)
  • Dubinsky Center, 7th Floor Student Life Lounge 

Contact Us

Periodicals & Electronic Resource Services

Goodman Center: Periodicals Services Desk (4th floor)
(212) 217-4380
Lana Bittman, Associate Professor-Librarian, Head of Periodicals & Electronic Resource Services