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Look for the symbols below to find books in the Library on Textiles
Understanding luxury fashion: from emotions to brand building
Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion
The subversive stitch: embroidery and the making of the feminine
Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design
Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textiles Economy
Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns
Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization, and Capitlism
Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Contexts
Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies
The Library has access to thousands of books, both in print and online.
To find a book in the library, first search the Library Catalogue. This will give you an idea about the range of books on a topic, as well as information about where you can find a book on the shelf.
Click here to browse the newest print books in the Textiles collection.
Some books are only available as eBooks, so always search the Library Search Plus in addition to checking the shelves. eBooks are great because they let you search through the whole book for keywords, copy key quotes, and highlight or add notes against interesting passages as you read.
eBooks are also available through databases, which you can search separately:
When searching for print books in the Library, the following numbers can be helpful in locating particular subject areas.
Your Subject Librarian can help with:
Conducting research and finding high-quality sources
Using information resources and search tools effectively
Referencing, from in-text citations to your bibliography