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Another Magazine Archive Database See details.
Full-text coverage of Another magazine from 2001-current
 
 
 
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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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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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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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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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Credo Database See details.
Online reference library containing full-text dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books.
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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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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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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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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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Gale Virtual Reference Library 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 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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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