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AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature Database See details.

OPEN ACCESS. Indexing and abstracts (no full text) of scholarly articles and conference proceedings related to art conservation.

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ABC-CLIO eBook Collection Database See details.

ABC-CLIO contains hundreds of e-books coveing a multitude of popular culture topics, including cinema, literature, sports, and research topics. An audio device feature is included for every article/book.

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Academic OneFile Database See details.

General-audience, trade publication and scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects, 1980-current. 

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Alt-HealthWatch Database See details.
 "Complementary and alternative medicine" articles and pamphlets from 1990 - current, indexing 1984 - current.
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Another Magazine Archive Database See details.
Full-text coverage of Another magazine from 2001-current
 
 
 
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Apparel Specialty Stores---use password for Home Furnishing Retailers Database See details.

Includes sales leads and contact lists for the apparel buyers and clothing merchandisers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Applied Science & Technology Source Database See details.
Scholarly & technical articles, from 1997 - current, with indexing from 1983 - current.
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Archive on Demand Database See details.
Archive on Demand is an online video platform created by the FIT Library, including videos of lectures and events that occur on campus available online to the FIT community and the general public.
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Art Full Text Database See details.
Mostly scholarly articles from 1995 - current, indexing (including of 200,000+ Artnet e-productions) and abstracting 1984- current.  
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ArticleFirst Database See details.
Listings of online scholarly articles that are not necessarily available through FIT; check individual listings.
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Artnet Fine Art and Design Price Database Database See details.

Available to Art Market Studies graduate students only.

Please use Ask the Library to request password.

 

 

 

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Artstor Database Artstor Support Database Tutorial See details.

Digital library of art images from museums and other institutions.

Registration for an individual account is required for some features.

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Associates Programs Source Database See details.
Contains a variety of topics of general interest from trade publications as well as popular magazines.
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BCIN: Bibliographic Database Database See details.
 OPEN access. Index (no full text) to scholarly journals, conference proceedings, reports related to art & related conservation. 
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BFL: Berg Fashion Library Database See details.

E-books and scholarly articles on fashion topics. It also offers an extensive image collection including 1400+ selections from CoPA (Commercial Pattern Archive 1868 to 2000) and a fashion museum directory.

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Booklist Online Database See details.
Print and audiobook reviews 
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Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) Database See details.
Open access index to literature published between 1975 and 2007 on European art from the 4th century to the present, and of North and South American art from the European theft of the Americas to the present.
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Bloomsbury Fashion Central Database See details.
Access to:
  • Berg Fashion Library
  • Fashion Photography Archive
  • Fairchild Books Library

Coverage of world fashion from 1500 BCE to present, including books, scholarly articles, and an extensive image collection including the V&A Museum's fashion collection (1600 images); the Philadelphia Museum of Art (2800 images); the Bath Fashion Museum (970 images); the Commercial Pattern Archive (2200 images); the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute collection (2000 images); and the MoMu Fashion Museum, Belgium (600 images).

 

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Britannica Academic Edition Database See details.
 Encyclopedia with a searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest articles, hundreds of articles not found in the print Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition), the Britannica Book of the Year, and links to non-Britannica sites curated by Britannica editors.
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Business Economics and Theory Database See details.
Covers over twenty million articles, including full text coverage of over 1000 publications from 1980 to present. Contains academic, trade, and scholarly peer-reviewed materials.
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Business of Fashion (BoF) Database See details.

You must register for BoF Professional's student membership using an FIT email address. Click here to register for "BoF Professional for Students"

You must register for BoF Professional's student membership using an FIT email address.
-On the BoF home page click "join now"
-Scroll down just a bit and click on "Are you a student? Activate complimentary access."
-Include Fashion Institute of Technology as your school
-Enter name of a course you are taking or teaching
-Add your graduation date
-You will be asked to re-validate your email address each year.
 
Trade periodical covering the news and analysis from the fashion industry combining journalism with practical business advice, online learning, career-building tools, and immersive events and experiences.

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Business Source Complete EBSCOhost Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for scholarly business journals from 1886 to present. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
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CHIN (Canadian Heritage Information Network) Database See details.

Open access database covering Canadian art history, archaeology, art conservation, history, museum studies, intellectual property, and the natural sciences, including (among others) Artefacts Canada, Artists in Canada, Canadian Heritage Information Network's Data Dictionaries, and Canadian Heritage Information Network's e-News.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text Database Database Tutorial See details.

Contains articles and abstracts for nursing and allied health journals starting in 1937, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL.

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Chronicle of Higher Education Database See details.
  • Choose the  “Create an Account” option.
  • Create a free account  using your institutional email address. You also have the option to sign up for  The  Chronicle ’s free email newsletters during the registration process.
  • Activate your account  by confirming your email address. Look for an email from  [email protected]chronicle.com  with the subject line “The  Chronicle:  Confirm your email address.”
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Communications and Mass Media Collection Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature from 1984 to present.
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Computer Database Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 600 journals and periodicals, including the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries from 1967 to present. 
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Computer Source Database See details.
Contains full-text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications on computers, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet, with most coverage starting in 1985.
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Database See details.
Contains full-text peer reviewed, trade, and general interest publications related to computing, technology and engineering disciplines, with most coverage starting in 1985.
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Costume  Database See details.

Full text access to Costume journal from 2000-current.

 

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Credo Database See details.
Online reference library containing full-text dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books.
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Criminal Justice Collection Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 250 periodicals for those studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more, with coverage from 1981 to present.
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Culinary Arts Collection Database See details.
Contains full text articles and citation indexing for more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar from 1984 to present.
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Coloro Workspace Database See details.

New users must register for a free account.

A digital tool to explore and work with all 3,500 colors in the Coloro system, allowing you to play with them in different ways.

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DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Database See details.
Provides full-text open access journals covering all scientific and scholarly subjects. To be included in the DOAJ, journals must use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access and must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control.
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Demographics Now Database See details.
Provides demographic data for any location in the United States, from the national level down to a specific neighborhood
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Dissertations & Theses @ Fashion Institute of Technology (ProQuest) Database See details.
Provides access to the dissertations and theses produced by students at FIT.
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Diversity Studies Collection Database See details.
Access to articles that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community
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Duke University Press Syllabi Database See details.
Free access through September 30

Staff-curated syllabi of incisive work on today's most critical issues, from climate change to police violence to immigration
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EBSCOhost eBook Collection Database Database Tutorial See details.
Contains full text books, such as reference works, scientific monographs, literature and fiction.
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EBooks (FirstSearch) Database See details.
Listings of e-books that are not necessarily available through FIT; check individual listings. 
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ECO: Electronic Collections Online (First Search) Database See details.
Listings of online scholarly articles that are not available in full-text on this database but may be available in full-text from other databases through FIT; check individual listings.  
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Edinburgh University Press Database See details.

Full-text access to the following journal:

Costume

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EDITED Database Tutorial See details.

Real-time access to retail data to make informed product, marketing and pricing decisions.

New users must request an account -- send an email to EDITED via [email protected] from your FIT email address, providing the name of your major, year of study, and graduation date (month and year are fine); check your email for a reply and login details.

Faculty -- please indicate you are an instructor for access beyond one semester.

 

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Educator's Reference Complete  Database See details.
Provides full text coverage of education periodicals and reports.
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EMarketer Database See details.
Provides data, insights and perspectives for marketing in a digital world.
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ERIC Database See details.
Contains indexed and full-text education literature and resources.
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Education Research Complete Database See details.
Scholarly, trade and general education publications primarily from 1980 - present
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Education Source Database See details.
Full-text research database containing education journals, books and conference papers.
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Energy & Power Source Database See details.
Full-text database of energy and power industry-related journals and magazines.
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Entrepreneurial Studies Source Database See details.
Full-text database containing journals, books, videos, and company proxies providing insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses
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Environment Complete Database See details.
Full-text database that provides access to environment journals and monographs
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Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Database See details.
Contains articles from journals and books related to environmental studies and policy
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Euromonitor [See Passport] Database See details.
Provides international market intelligence, including economic statistics, on industries, countries, and consumers.
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FITDIL: FIT Digital Image Library Database See details.

A digital repository consisting of over 100,000 images, including FIT student and faculty work, exhibitions, and instructional resources.

 

 

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Fairchild Books Library Database See details.

Includes textbooks.

Ebooks covering a full spectrum of topics in fashion including construction, draping, fashion business management, history, illustration, journalism, marketing, promotion, theory, pattern making, styling, product development, sustainable fashion, textiles, and more.

Full-text versions of books from the fashion textbook publisher, Fairchild Books.

 

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Fashion Photography Archive Database See details.

Curated by Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT in New York, this resource showcases more than 775,000 newly-digitized images that feature forty years of contemporary fashion history. Images range 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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Fashion History Timeline Database See details.
Open Access resource on fashion history with entries and essays on a wide range of topics such as the fasion of specific periods, garments, films, and artwork.
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Fashion Studies Online: the Videofashion Library Database See details.
Spanning almost 40 years, this collection includes over 1,200 hours of videos of runway shows, designer profiles, and documentary films including coverage of the major fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York and London, as well as Miami swim and New York bridal collections.
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FIT Library YouTube Video Channel Database See details.
Video tutorials covering FIT Library services, collections, and database access including how-tos for researching specific subjects.
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Fine Arts and Music Collection Database See details.
A collection of articles, case studies, transcripts, videos, and images from a range of publications, including peer-reviewed, scholarly, industry-focused, and general audience from 1980 to present.
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Fuente Académica Plus Database See details.
Over 1,600 Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly and popular sources from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal covering a wide range of subjects, including history, economics, literature, sociology, and law, available as full-text PDFs.
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Gale Academic OneFile Database See details.

 

General-audience, trade publication and scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects, 1980-current. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints Database See details.
Articles, essays, videos, statistics, maps etc. about recent and current social issues.
 
 
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Gale In Context: Middle School Database See details.
For Middle school students. A collection of videos, newspapers, magazines and primary sources on topics of literature, science, social studies, and history.
 
 
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Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory Database See details.

Covers over twenty million articles, including full text coverage of over 1000 publications from 1980 to present. Contains academic, trade, and scholarly peer-reviewed materials.

 

 

 

 

 

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Gale OneFile Entrepreneurship Database See details.

 Trade, scholarly, & general articles, some e-books 1980- present

 

 

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Gale Directory Library Database Database Tutorial See details.
Tool for searching across directory e-books that list associations, companies, brands, industries, tradeshows, media, and organizations.
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Gale eBooks Database See details.
Searchable e-books providing quick information on a variety of topics including business, history, countries of the world, science, education, multicultural studies, social science, and more.
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Gale Literature: LitFinder Database See details.

 

Full text of short fiction, essays, poems etc, with some literary criticism and reviews.

 

 

 

 

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Gale Literature Resource Center Database See details.

 

Literary criticism & reviews, biographies & overviews, and some literary texts.

 

 

 

 

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Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture Database See details.
Peer-reviewed, scholarly, and popular resources on gardening, landscape design, horticulture, and related topics, from 1980 to present.
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Gale OneFile: Gender Studies Database See details.
Peer-reviewed, scholarly, and popular resources on gender studies, LGBTQIA+ topics, women's studies, family, and more from 1980 to present.
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Gale Business Collection Database See details.
Peer-reviewed, scholarly, popular, and trade publications across business-related topics, including company information, accounting, business theory, economics, management, marketing and more from 1980 to present.
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Gale General OneFile Database See details.
Offering more than 14,000 titles including peer-reviewed, scholarly, general interest, and trade publications on an array of topics including science & medicine, business, economics, literature, drama, politics, careers, technology, and more from 1980 to present.
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Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 250 periodicals for those studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more, with coverage from 1981 to present.
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Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts Database See details.
Contains full text articles and citation indexing for more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar from 1984 to present.
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Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies Database See details.
Access to articles that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community
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Gale Business: Demographics Now Database See details.
Provides demographic data for any location in the United States, from the national level down to a specific neighborhood
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Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete Database See details.
Provides full text coverage of education periodicals and reports.
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Gale OneFile: Enviornmental Studies and Policy Database See details.
Contains articles from journals and books related to environmental studies and policy
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Gale OneFile: Fine Arts Database See details.

A collection of articles, case studies, transcripts, videos, and images from a range of publications, including peer-reviewed, scholarly, industry-focused, and general audience from 1980 to present.

 

 

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Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 2,500 periodicals, reference books, pamphlets from 1983 to present. Also contains hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
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Gale OneFile: Home Improvement Database See details.

Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing from 1984 to present for more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 construction, architecture, materials, and home improvement focused titles, covering topics including techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.

 

 

 

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Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism  Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing from 1981 to present for more than 17 million articles on the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. Also includes content on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor's.
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Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence Database See details.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs.
 
 
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Gale OneFile: Information Science Database See details.
Covers all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology.

 

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Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability Database See details.
Provides access to information on the protection of assets, physical or intellectual.

 

 

 

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Gale OneFile: News Database See details.

Full-text database consisting of several New York State newspapers as well as over 1,000 major regional, national, and local newspapers and feeds from other parts of the United States.

 

 

 

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Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Database See details.
Full text content of hundreds of popular magazines and scholarly journals, 1984- current. Includes images and videos.
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Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles on all topics, and some ebooks 1980- current.
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Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management  Database See details.
Topics include 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education. Full-text articles for over 400 journals, coverage dating back to the 1980s.
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Gale OneFIle: Science Database See details.
With access to over 1.6 million items and articles, this resource includes a full range of science information, including peer-reviewed, scholarly, and general interest titles as well as video content from various producers, including Nova and AP News.
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Gale OneFile: Psychology  Database See details.

Topics cover all areas of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative and social. Full-text articles from more than 500 journals dating back to the 1980s.

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Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy Database See details.

Topics cover the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Full-text articles from more than 250 journals dating back to the 1980s.

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Gale OneFile: U.S. History Database See details.

Original and curated content on all aspects of U.S History. This includes Gale-created materials along with titles from 120+ notable publishers, thousands of newspapers and journals, and more than 175 million pages of primary sources.

 

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Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers Database See details.

Contains full text articles from 1984 to present from more than 300 titles for those researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.

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Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism  Database See details.

Contains full text from 1970 to present for more than 1.7 million articles from 200 journals for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science.

 

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Gale OneFile: World History Database See details.

Contains full-text from scholarly journals and magazines from 1990 to present for more than 400,000 articles on history for novice historians as well as academic researchers.

 

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Global Apparel Markets Database See details.

Access to quarterly analysis on the global apparel industry, including relevant trend, trade, policy, and retailer information.

Click here for a list of reports published in each issue.
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GreenFILE Database See details.
Access to peer-reviewed, scholarly, governmental and popular resources with information on environmental impacts by corporations, governments, and individuals as well as resources for minimizing those impacts.
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Gun Regulation and Legislation in America Database See details.
Covers the subject of gun control and legislation with access to 550 periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, and Supreme Court briefs. These include the National Firearms Act, the Miller and Heller decisions, and other key aspects.
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The Harper's Bazaar Archive Database See details.

Harper's Bazaar is the world’s oldest continuously published fashion magazine, with coverage starting in 1867 to present with additional access to the UK edition from 1929-2015, both of which are fully indexed and searchable.

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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HarpWeek Database See details.
Contains electronic access to Harper’s Weekly, an illustrated 19th century periodical available here from 1857-1912. Harper's Weekly offers insight into 19th-century America on a cumulative week-to-week basis with news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature, and even advertisements that shaped and reflected public opinion in this era.
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Health Reference Center Academic Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing for more than 2,500 periodicals, reference books, pamphlets from 1983 to present. Also contains hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition Database See details.
Contains full-text articles, magazines, and reports from 1984 to present on fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health and more with access to 80 full-text magazines, 110 full-text reference books, more than 18,800 Clinical Reference Systems reports.
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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database See details.
Contains full-text articles, indexing, and abstracts for more than 250 peer-reviewed journals from 1952 to present focusing on pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
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HeinOnline Database See details.
182 million pages and 281,000 titles of historical and government documents; comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,800 law-related periodicals, the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and more.
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Home Furnishings Retailers Database [Chain Store Guide] Database See details.
Covers buyer contacts and basic information on home furnishings retailers such as IKEA, Rooms To Go, Pier 1 Imports, and more. (To be included, retailers must have two units or operate one unit with sales of at least $10 million. Wholesalers and distributors must have sales of at least $1 million.)
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Home Improvement Collection Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing from 1984 to present for more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 construction, architecture, materials, and home improvement focused titles, covering topics including techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.
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Hoover's  Database See details.

Firefox Private and Google Chrome Incognito are supported browsers.

Hoover’s, a subsidiary of The Dun and Bradstreet Corporation (D&B), offers proprietary business information Hoover's provides data on more than 85 million corporations, 100 million people, and 1,000 industries.

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Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection Database See details.
Contains full text articles, abstracts, and citation indexing from 1981 to present for more than 17 million articles on the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. Also includes content on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor's.
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Humanities Source Database See details.
Humanities Source from Ebsco covers publications in literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides full text and indexing well-known scholarly journals and publications
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InfoTrac Newsstand Database See details.
Full-text database consisting of several New York State newspapers as well as over 1,000 major regional, national, and local newspapers and feeds from other parts of the United States.
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InfoTrac See General One File Database See details.
 
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Information Science and Library Issues Collection Database See details.
Covers all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology.
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IngentaConnect Database See details.
Largest resource for access to articles from scholarly publications (some full text)
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Insurance and Liability Collection Database See details.
Provides access to information on the protection of assets, physical or intellectual.
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Intellect Fashion Collection Database See details.
 Provides access to citations from 11 publications in the Intellect Fashion Collection
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Intimate Apparel Journal Database See details.
Source for the latest in intimate apparel fashion design, engineering and construction methods.
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Kantar Media Ad$pender Database Database Help See details.

Not compatible with Safari browser

Monitors advertising expenditures and occurrence information for 3+ million brands across 18 media.

 

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Kanopy Database See details.
Video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment
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LGBT Life with Full Text Database See details.
Contains the content of LGBT Life and full text of more thatn 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT publications.
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Library of Congress Open Access Database See details.
Approximately 500 ebooks available from the Library of Congress
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text Database See details.
Range of publications covering all aspects of librarianship and information management
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LitFinder Database Database Tutorial See details.
Full text of short fiction, essays, poems etc, with some literary criticism and reviews.
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Literature Resource Center LRC Database Database Tutorial See details.
Literary criticism & reviews, biographies & overviews, and some literary texts.
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Literature Resources from Gale Database See details.
Literary criticism & reviews, biographies & overviews, and some literary texts.
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LinkedIn Learning Database See details.

Access training tutorials via the MyFIT platform.

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MEDLINE with Full Text Database See details.
Medical journals, full text from 1940s- current, some abstracts & indexing 1800+.
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MRI+ University Reporter  Database See details.

A profiling system to gain insights and to understand consumer’s media and
product usage.

First-time users and those who were already registered must complete a new registration each semester.

1. Get required registration code here (use FIT username and password to access code)

2. Create your new account here by entering:

  • registration code you got above
  • your FIT email ([email protected]; no other email is accepted)
  • a password that you create for this database - it does not need to be the same as your FIT password

3. Check your FIT email for a confirmation from GFK/MRI and click the link given

4. Go to the MRI+ main page and login with your FIT email address (including the @fitnyc.edu) and new password

5. Click on University Reporter to see available reports

 

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Material ConneXion  Database See details.

A material database with access to innovative, sustainable materials and technologies from 75+ industries.

New users may set up an account by clicking on “Log In” at the upper right corner and following the prompts. 

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID: Material Connexion accommodates visits Monday through Friday from 4 – 6 pm. Click to book an appointment directly into their system.

 

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Military & Government Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Current news from magazines and journals pertaining to all branches of the military.
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Military and Intelligence (Gale) Database See details.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs.
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Mintel Reports Database Database Help See details.

Original market research on product categories, consumer groups, and general trends. Mostly US and Europe-focused.

If you wish to use Mintel's collaboration features, like saved searches and email alerts, then you must "Register for a FREE Account."  Fill-in required information. Enter your FIT email address [[email protected]]; no other email address is accepted. 

 

 

 

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New England Journal of Medicine Database See details.
Full-text articles 1990 - current (indexing and short summaries only for 1812 - 1989).
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New York State Newspapers Database See details.
Articles from more than 20 large and small newspapers, including New York Times, Daily News, Newsday (Long Island) NY Observer, Our Town (Manhattan) and West Side Spirit(Manhattan). Years covered (indexing only or full text) vary by publication.
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New York Times [EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus] Database See details.
Coverage of The New York Times from 1985-present.
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New York Times Historical [1851-2016] [ProQuest] Database See details.
Full text of every issue, including articles, ads, obituaries, and more. May not contain content exclusive to nytimes.com.
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New York Times [Gale] Database See details.
Direct access to searching The NewYork Times through Gale OneFile: News database. May not contain content exclusive to nytimes.com
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Newspaper Source Plus Database See details.
Articles and images from US and global English-language newspapers-- large and small --and tv & radio news transcripts, 1985 - current.
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OneSearch Database See details.

Single interface to access the library catalog, most databases, full-text articles, e-books, electronic journals, and interlibrary loan.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context Database Database Help Database Tutorial See details.
Articles, essays, videos, statistics, maps etc. about recent and current social issues.
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Open SUNY Textbooks Database See details.

OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks written by SUNY faculty.

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Oxford Art Online Database Database Tutorial See details.

Full text of Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art,
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.

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

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OneSearch Exceptions Database See details.

Databases not covered by the FIT Library's OneSearch platform due to licensing restrictions or formatting issues.

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Passport [Euromonitor] Database See details.
 Provides international market intelligence, including economic statistics, on industries, countries, and consumers.
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Performance Apparel Markets Database See details.

Full text of the quarterly publication covering global perspectives on performance / active sportswear and the fibers, fabrics and manufacturing processes used. Click here for a list of reports published in each issue.

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Plunkett Research Online Database See details.
Industry market research covering:
Advertising & Branding, Apparel, Textiles & Fashions, Consumer Products & Services, E-Commerce & Internet,Entertainment, Publishing & Media, Games, Apps & Social Media, Green Technology, and Retail. Also some company profiles for "major companies and mid-size firms" in those industries.
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Plunkett Research eBook Collection Database See details.
PDF versions of industry market research annuals:
Advertising & Branding, Apparel, Textiles & Fashions, Consumer Products & Services, E-Commerce & Internet,Entertainment, Publishing & Media, Games, Apps & Social Media, Green Technology, and Retail. Supplemented and updated by Plunkett Research Online
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Points of View Reference Center Database Database Tutorial See details.
Essays, articles, images, & videos to "present multiple sides of a current issue."
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Pop Culture Collection Database See details.
Full text content of hundreds of popular magazines and scholarly journals, 1984- current. Includes images and videos.
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Pop Culture Universe Database See details.
Essays (many with images) covering decades of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Popular Magazines Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles on all topics, and some ebooks 1980- current.
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ProQuest Databases Database Database Tutorial See details.

Searches 8 Databases at once:

  • Dissertations & Theses @ Fashion Institute of Technology‎
  • The Harper's Bazaar Archive‎ (1867 - current)
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times‎ (1851 - 2014)
  • The Vogue Archive‎ (1892-current)
  • The Vogue Italia Archive‎ (1964 - current)
  • The Wall Street Journal‎ (1984 - current)
  • Women's Magazine Archive‎ (1846 - 2005)
  • The Women's Wear Daily Archive‎ (1910-current)
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Professional Collection (GALE) Database See details.
Topics include 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education. Full-text articles for over 400 journals, coverage dating back to the 1980s.
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Project Gutenberg Database See details.
Includes classic literature published before 1923. Full-text of over 60,000 ebooks in the public domain.
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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Topics include emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Full text articles from 400 journals, coverage dating back to the 1940s.
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Psychology Collection (GALE) Database See details.
Topics cover all areas of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative and social. Full-text articles from more than 500 journals dating back to the 1980s.
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RKMA Market Research Reports Database See details.
Biannual reports on marketing and the consumer behavior. Focuses include entertainment, healthcare, leisure, restaurants, retail, sports, travel and tourism. Coverage dates back to 2011.
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Regional Business News Database See details.
Includes more than 80 regional business newspapers, journals and radio and tv transcripts, covering all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States. Coverage dates back to the 1960s.
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Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Topics includes world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philososphy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Full-text articles from more than 300 journals dating back to the early 20th century.
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SPIN Database See details.
World's largest database of sponsored funding opportunities. Information on more than 40,000 grants from more than 10,000 global sponsors.
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Salem Press Online Database See details.
Reference e-books including Magill's Literary Annual, Critical Survey of Graphic Novels; american history by decade; Fashion Innovators; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events; Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent Demonstrations and Race Relations and Nations of the World.
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Salesman's Guide Database See details.

Buyer contact lists for retailers across North America. Includes Gift, Houseware and Home Textile Buyers, Independent Sales Representatives and Multi-Line Showrooms, and the Retail Buyer Database.

Click on "sign in" at the top right corner to access the Salesman's Guide. 

Reports cannot be downloaded.

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Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law Database See details.
Legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, including every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
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Small Business Collection Database See details.
Trade, scholarly, & general articles, some e-books 1980- present
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Social Sciences Full Text Database See details.
English language journals in the field of social sciences.
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Sophicolor Database See details.

Extensive cotton color swatch collections

Register for an account here using your FIT email. Select "Design Clients." 

In the Company field, enter "FIT," and for job title enter "FIT Student" or "FIT Faculty" 

You will receive an email from Sophicolor once your account has been approved.

 

 

 

 

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Sourcing Journal Database See details.
Global resource for news and information on the supply chain.
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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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Statista Database See details.
A resource for global market and consumer data.
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Taylor and Francis Online Database See details.

We have full-text access to the following Taylor & Francis publications:

Costume (2012-2016; see Edinburgh University Press for 2000-current)

Dress

Journal of Textile Design, Research and Practice

Fashion Practice

Fashion Theory

Textile

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Taylor and Francis COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus Content Database See details.

COVID-19 research articles, book chapters, and information

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Textile Fabric Bulletins Index Database See details.

FIT Library-created index to textile industry newsletters.

Temporarily unavailable.

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Textile Technology Complete (TTC) Database See details.
Coverage of scientific and technological aspects of textile production & processing.
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Textbook & Other E-Book Research Guide Database See details.
The FIT Library Guide to help find textbooks and other e-books online
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The Videofashion Library - See Fashion Studies Online Database See details.
This collection will bring together at completion over 1,200 hours of videos that retrace the history of fashion, clothing, and costume worldwide. Students and researchers can access a remarkable collection covering the major fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York and London, as well as Miami swim and New York bridal collections. Topical segments visit events like the Met's Costume Exhibits, CFDA Awards, and feature interviews with top designers, models, and celebrities of the fashion world.
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Trend Council Database See details.
Trend Council is a professional design tool widely used in the fashion industry to report on the latest and future; colors, materials, silhouettes and more. They offer clear and concise visualizations on the upcoming and latest trends for designers, print studios, textile companies and manufacturers.
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Trial Databases Database See details.
Check out our trial databases and let us know what you think. Please note: trialdatabases are available for a limited time only.
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U.S. History Collection Database See details.
Original and curated content on all aspects of U.S History. This includes Gale-created materials along with titles from 120+ notable publishers, thousands of newspapers and journals, and more than 175 million pages of primary sources.
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Underground and Independent Comics Database See details.
The first online collection of adult comic books and graphic novels. Offering a selection of thousands of comics plus scholarly and comic related materials.
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Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Contains content from 1985 to present on a wide variety of vocational and technical subjects with access to 330 full-text journals and magazines - including National Geographic Magazine from 1901 to present.
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Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale) Database See details.
Contains full text articles from 1984 to present from more than 300 titles for those researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.
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Vogue Archive Database See details.
Contains every issue of Vogue from 1892 to present. Each issue can be browsed cover-to-cover in searchable full-text format. Each page and image is reproduced in high-resolution color with indexing, enabling images to be searched by garment type, designer, and brand names, among others. All covers, advertisements, fold outs and pictorial features are captured as separate documents,which are also indexed, searchable, and viewable in high-resolution color.
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Vogue Italia Archive Database See details.
Contains every issue of Vogue Italia from 1964 to present. Each issue can be browsed cover-to-cover in searchable full-text format. Each page and image is reproduced in high-resolution color with indexing, enabling images to be searched by garment type, designer, and brand names, among others. All covers, advertisements, fold outs and pictorial features are captured as separate documents,which are also indexed, searchable, and viewable in high-resolution color.
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Wall Street Journal [ProQuest] Database See details.

Contains full-text, abstracts, indexing for all articles from the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to present with top news stories and detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture.

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WorldCat Dissertations [FirstSearch] Database See details.
WorldCat Dissertations is a database of all dissertations and theses listed in WorldCat, a free to use index of a wide variety of resources, and the tools to help find which libraries hold them.
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WGSN Fashion Database See details.

Trend reports & forecasting for fashion 

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

 To access  WGSN Lifetyle & Interiors and WGSN Insight:

  • 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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WGSN Insight Database See details.

Consumer, marketing, retail, and innovation trends

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

 To access  WGSN Insight:

  • 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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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 to 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 Archive (ProQuest) -- see Women's Wear Daily Archive (ProQuest) Database See details.
Full-text coverage of Woman’s Wear Daily from 1910 - current.
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WWD Digital Daily Database See details.

Register for a WWD Digital Daily account using your FIT email address. Once registered, the daily edition of WWD will be sent to your email.

New registrations take 3-9 days to become active.

Access WWD Digital Daily through this WWD Digital Daily  link and not through WWD Online.

Reset your password using this link.

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War and Terrorism Collection Database See details.
Contains full text from 1970 to present for more than 1.7 million articles from 200 journals for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science.
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WindowsWear Database See details.
Contains images, 360 degree panoramas, and descriptions of physical and digital window displays in a real-time, searchable database of community-generated content that provides data on what retail environments look like around the world with coverage from 1931 to present.​
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.

Contains an archive starting in 1883 to 2005 for eleven magazines typically marketed to women, with high-resolution color scans and feature detailed article-level indexing. Titles and specific coverage includes:

- 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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World History Collection Database See details.
Contains full-text from scholarly journals and magazines from 1990 to present for more than 400,000 articles on history for novice historians as well as academic researchers.
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WorldCat  Database See details.
A free to use index of a wide variety of resources, and the tools to help find which libraries hold them.
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WorldCat [FirstSearch] Database See details.
Index of a wide variety of resources and the tools to help find which libraries hold them.
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