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Fashion: Accessing library resources from home

Information about Library and Internet resources for fashion students.

Access to the library

Nelson library is open 10.30 - 2.30 Tue, Wed, Thur                                  City Library is closed

Any books and other library items you have borrowed will be automatically extended; no action is required by you. 


You can reach us by email to Most library staff are working remotely and are still available to assist you with advice and training on library resources, including the online resources available to you while access to hardcopy resources is restricted.

Below is a list of eBooks &  journals you can access from your device.

Industry information

watch fashion online

How to guides


Journals available via our databases.

As well as searching our databases for articles, you can read these titles by editions. Click on the title of the journal to access.

Business Source Premier

WWD: Women's Wear Daily

Covers business issues, fashion trends, retailing developments, international ready-to-wear, couture presentations & market overviews. For retailers & manufacturers of women's apparel, accessories, fibers & textiles.


Vocational Studies complete

International Journal Of Fashion Design, Technology & Education

Publishes articles on fashion design and education, pattern cutting, manufacturing technology, and apparel production, as well as newly developed technology, theory, educational practices and techniques in the fashion and textile industries.


Academic Search Premier

Fashion Theory: The Journal Of Dress, Body & Culture

Provides an international & interdisciplinary forum for the analysis of cultural phenomena ranging from foot binding to fashion advertising.

 Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Harper's Bazaar

For people interested in fashion and beauty as well as the professional fashion designer and retailer.(US)

Apparel Retail Industry Profile: Australia

Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing; Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores; Apparel Manufacturing

O, The Oprah Magazine

Topics include health & fitness, relationships & self-discovery, beauty, fashion & home design


Articles about beauty, fashion, and media personalities.

New Yorker

Discusses current events and ideas, combining domestic and international news analysis with cartoons, sports, fashion & arts, profiles, short fiction and poetry.

Australian & New Zealand Apparel

Fashion Industry; Apparel Industry

Australian Women's Weekly

Contemporary & relevant to Australian women today with experts in every field (ie fashion/beauty; home /craft /gardening /cooking).


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