Textile Technology Index provides extensive coverage of the scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. This database traces the body of knowledge in textile science and technology as far back as the early years of the 20th century. It contains indexing and abstracting for over 470 periodical titles and for thousands of titles drawn from sources such as books, conferences, theses, technical reports and trade literature. Subject coverage includes manufacturing techniques, textile end products, chemicals and dyes, the properties of natural and synthetic fibers and yarns, environmental issues, and the related areas of chemistry, biology and physics. Coverage also includes publications covering the apparel, home furnishings, flooring, and polymer industries.