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Houston Community College Library resources for Fashion Merchandising.
'ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.' For off-campus access search with JSTOR. Licensed by HCC Curriculum Innovation Centers.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos. *For fashion related content, check out the Fashion in Credo LibGuide: https://library.hccs.edu/LibGuides/Credo
Global Road Warrior provides comprehensive country data regarding society and culture, business etiquette; travel planning, money and banking, and international trade information. Demographic information and downloadable maps for all countries are included. Note: This database requires your W#, password and your library barcode number (starting with "27522..."). Learn to Use Global Road Warrior
The Fashion Archive at Houston Community College consists of approximately 506 digitized items from a 7,000+ piece physical collection that goes back to the 1740's including historical and contemporary garments, shoes, hats, bags, and other apparel accessories. The archive includes 3 collections (Historical, Traditional Costume and Alumni) emphasizing many locally based designers and couture pieces donated by Texas socialites.
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Women's Wear Daily is a fashion-industry trade journal and a leading resource for the fashion industry. WWD delivers information and intelligence on changing trends and breaking news in the men and women's fashion, beauty and retail industries with a readership composed largely of retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, media executives, advertising agencies, socialites and trend makers. (Wikipedia)
The Business of Fashion is a trade publication resource valuable for professionals, creatives, entrepreneurs in the fashion industry. This media company offers resources for career building, business trends, and industry analysis.