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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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ArticleFirst Database See details.
Listings of online scholarly articles that are not necessarily available through FIT; check individual listings.
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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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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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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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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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EMarketer Database See details.
Provides data, insights and perspectives for marketing in a digital world.
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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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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 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 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 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 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 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: Insurance and Liability Database See details.
Provides access to information on the protection of assets, physical or intellectual.

 

 

 

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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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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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Hoover's  Database See details.

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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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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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Insurance and Liability Collection Database See details.
Provides access to information on the protection of assets, physical or intellectual.
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Kantar Media Ad$pender Database Database Help See details.

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

 

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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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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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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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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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Small Business Collection Database See details.
Trade, scholarly, & general articles, some e-books 1980- present
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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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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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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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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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