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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.

E-books , especially strong on popular culture, U.S. history & society.

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AP Images Database See details.

Extensive collection of photos from the archives and current collection of the Associated Press. Also some audio files, and infographics. 

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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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Agriculture Collection Database See details.
Scholarly and general-audience articles 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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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 Database See details.
NOTE: Available to Graduate Program students only. Please contact the School of Graduate Studies at 212 217.4300 for details. 
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Artstor Database Database Help Database Tutorial See details.
Digital library of art images from museums and other institutions. Current faculty: Contact FITDIL administrator Jana Duda (jana_duda@fitnyc.edu, 212 217.4378 212 217.4378 ) to obtain the authorization code and password.  

 

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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,scholarly articles, extensive image collection including 1400+ selections from CoPA (Commercial Pattern Archive 1868 to 2000), fashion museum directory.
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Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) Database See details.
OPEN access. Index (no full text) to European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007. 
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Building Green Suite Database See details.
 News & product reviews (from Environmental Business News), case studies, GreenSpec product directory, LEED credits. 
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Business Economics and Theory Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles,some e-books, government and NGO reports, 1980 - current.   
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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. Scroll to the bottom of this page and click "BoF Professional for Students:"

  • Register an account as "student" or "staff"
  • Include the name of a class you are taking or teaching
  • Add your graduation date

You will be asked to re-validate your email address each year.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text Database Database Tutorial See details.

Nursing, health & medical articles and books.

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Canadian Reference Centre Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles (some in French) mostly 1990- current, some as far back as 1900. Includes many U.S. and UK publications). 
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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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Communications and Mass Media Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles , short video and audio clips from 1980 - current.
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Computer Database Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles from 1980 - current.
 
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Computer Source Database See details.
Mostly trade publication and general-audience articles, 1985 - current.
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Database See details.
Scholarly, general-audience, and trade publication articles, with some as far back as 1970, but mostly from 1985 - current.
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Criminal Justice Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles from 1980 - current, some NPR audio and PBS video files and transcript.
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Culinary Arts Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles from 1980 - current, some NPR audio and PBS video files and transcripts.
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Diversity Studies Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles from 1980 - current. 
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EBSCOhost eBook Collection Database Database Tutorial See details.
EBooks on a variety of topics.  
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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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EDITED Database Tutorial See details.
New users must request an account -- send an email to EDITED via support@edited.com 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.
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ERIC Database See details.
Scholarly articles and reports, from as far back as 1910 - current.
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Education Research Complete Database See details.
Scholarly, trade publication, and general-audience articles, conference papers and some e-books, mostly 1980 - current but some as far back as 1880.
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Education Source Database See details.
Mostly scholarly articles, full text 1980 - current, with some indexing from 1969+.
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Energy & Power Source Database See details.
Trade publications & reports, scholarly and general-audience articles mostly 1980- current, but some as far back as 1910.
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Entrepreneurial Studies Source Database See details.
Trade publication, general-audience and scholarly articles, some as far back as the 1950s - current; Company reports, case studies, SWOT analyses from MarketLine.
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Environment Complete Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books, as far back as 1888 - current.
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Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, 1980 - current. 
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Euromonitor [See Passport] Database See details.
 
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FIT OneSearch Database See details.
A streamlined search through a single search box to access StyleCat, databases, full-text articles, e-books, and electronic journals. 
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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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Fashion Studies Online: the Videofashion Library Database See details.
This collection includes over 1,200 hours of videos that retrace the history of fashion, clothing, and costume worldwide, covering 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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Fine Arts and Music Collection Database See details.
Scholarly and general-audience articles , images, video,  audio files and transcripts, 1980 - current.
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Gale Directory Library Database Database Tutorial See details.
E-books listing companies, brands, industries, tradeshows, media, and organizations.
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Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles 1980- current.
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Gender Studies Collection Database See details.
General-audience and scholarly articles 1980- current.
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General Science Collection Database See details.
Mostly scholarly articles, some general-audience, and some short videos, 1980 -current.
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GFK MRI's University Reporter Database See details.

First-time users and those who were 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 (firstname_lastname@fitnyc.edu; 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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The Harper's Bazaar Archive Database See details.
ProQuest is in the process of digitizing every issue from 1867-Current, including articles, ads, editorial content. Current content available: 1871-2015 (with gaps).
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HarpWeek Database See details.
Harper's Weekly: America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper.1857 - 1865 issues only 
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Health Reference Center Academic Database See details.
General-audience & scholarly articles, many e-books, 1980 - current
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Health Source: Consumer Edition Database See details.
Specialized consumer health magazines, and many pamphlets, 1984 - current
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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database See details.
Scholarly articles, as early as 1966 - current, plus the text of Lexi-PAL Drug Guide
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Home Improvement Collection Database See details.
General-audience & trade publication articles, some images from UPI Photo Collection, 1980 -current
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Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection Database See details.
General-audience and trade publication articles , 1980 -current; some recent travel guidebook content
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Humanities Source Database See details.
Mostly scholarly articles, full text 1995 - current, indexing 1984 - current
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InfoTrac Newsstand Database See details.
Articles , videos, & video transcripts from almost 3000 English language newspapers & news agencies from around the world, 1980 - current
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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.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, 1980 - current
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Insurance and Liability Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books, 1980- current
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LGBT Life with Full Text Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles , some e-books, mostly from 1950s - current, with some full text as early as 1920s.
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Le Souk Database See details.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles , some as far back as 1900 - current.
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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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MRI+ University Reporter -  See GFK MRI's University Reporter Database See details.

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 (firstname_lastname@fitnyc.edu; 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.
New users may set up an account by clicking on “Log In” at the upper right corner and following the prompts.
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Military & Government Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles mostly from 1950s - current, with some full text 1920s+.
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Military and Intelligence (Gale) Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books, and images from the UPI Photo Collection,1980- present.
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Mintel Reports Database Database Help See details.
Full-text market research reports on products, brands, demographics.

 

New Users must "Register for a FREE Account". Fill-in required information. Enter your FIT email address [firstname_lastname@fitnyc.edu]; no other email address is accepted. Your username in Mintel Reports is your full FIT email address.

 

 

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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.
Full-text articles 1985 - current, indexing 1977+ for more than 25 large and small newspapers, including NY Times, NY Daily News, NY Post, NY Newsday, AM NY, NY Observer.
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New York Times Academic Pass Database Database Help See details.
24-hour passes providing direct access to entire NYT website and archive -- only available during the fall & spring semesters (no summer access).
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New York Times Historical [1851-2013] [ProQuest] Database See details.
Full text of every issue, including articles, ads, obituaries, and more.
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New York Times [Gale] Database See details.
Indexing from 1980+, full-text articles 1985 - current, through InfoTrac Newsstand.
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Newspaper Source Plus Database See details.
Major newspaper articles and tv & radio news transcripts, 1985 - current.
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OneSearch Database See details.
A streamlined search through a single search box to access StyleCat, databases, full-text articles, e-books, and electronic journals.
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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.

Open SUNY Textbooks is an open access textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries and supported by SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants.

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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

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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.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books 1980 - current
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Pop Culture Universe Database See details.
Essays about events and pop culture 1900 - current
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Popular Magazines Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books 1980- current
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ProQuest Databases Database Database Tutorial See details.
Searching eLibrary Elementary, Gannett Newsstand Complete, New York Times Historical (1851-2009),Vogue Archive, Wall Street Journal (1984 - current) at the same time
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Professional Collection (GALE) Database See details.
Scholarly & general-audience articles, some e-books 1980- present
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Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Scholarly journals and reports, 1938- present
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Psychology Collection (GALE) Database See details.
Scholarly & general articles, some e-books 1980- present
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Regional Business News Database See details.
English language only but covers U.S. and international regions 1984 - present
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Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Scholarly journals 1950s - present, but many with 12 month delay
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SUNYCatalog - SUNY Union Catalog Database See details.
FREE ACCESS listing of books, e-books, DVDs, etc at SUNY libraries. E-books can generally only be used by those with network access to a specific library.
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Salem Press Online Database See details.
E-book collection
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Salesman's Guide Database See details.

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

Reports cannot be downloaded.

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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.
Mostly scholarly articles, 1983 - present
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Sophicolor Database See details.

Register for an account here using your FIT email.

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

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

 

 

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Source4Style -- see Le Souk Database See details.
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Sign up with email using your FIT email. 

Use the code HalfSpecial at checkout to receive a 50% discount on all swatches. 

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Souk, Le -- see Le Souk Database See details.

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Sign up with email using your FIT email. 

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StyleCat - FIT Library's Online Catalog Database See details.
FREE ACCESS listing of books, e-books, DVDs, etc at the FIT library. E-books may only be accessed with current FIT user name and password.
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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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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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Trial Databases Database See details.
Trial databases available for a limited time.
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U.S. History Collection Database See details.
Scholarly and general articles
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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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Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) Database See details.
Trade & general interest publications from 2000
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Vocations and Careers Collection (Gale) Database See details.
Trade, scholarly & general articles, some e-books 1980- present
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WorldCat Dissertations [FirstSearch] Database See details.
Directory of graduate-level theses and dissertations held
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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.

 

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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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War and Terrorism Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general articles, some e-books 1980- present
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Women's Magazine Archive (ProQuest) Database See details.

· Better Homes & Gardens (1922 - 2005)

· Chatelaine (1928 to 2005)

· Cosmopolitan (1886 to 2005)

· Essence (1970 to 2005)

· Good Housekeeping (1885 - 2005)

· Ladies’ Home Journal (1883 - 2005)

· Parents (1926 - 2005)

· Redbook (1903 - 2005)

· Seventeen (1944 - 2005)

· Town and Country (1846- 2005)

· Women's Day (1937-2005)

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

 

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Woodhead Textile Technology e-Book Collection Database See details.
Internet Explorer is not supported -- please use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
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World History Collection Database See details.
Scholarly & general articles, some e-books 1980 - present
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WorldCat  Database See details.
Directory of books and other materials at libraries worldwide
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WorldCat [FirstSearch] Database See details.
Directory of books and other materials at libraries worldwide
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