Textile & Apparel Management

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Fashion snoops

Fashion Snoops is a trend forecasting resource which covers areas of fashion, home & interior, and accessories. Usage of Fashion Snoops requires creation of a MY FS account which allows users to save and personalize content with tools such as a color palette builder, a scrapbook app, and a collage creator.

Derwent innovations index

The Derwent Innovations Index, available through the ISI Web of Knowledge interface, is a Web-accessible product that merges the Derwent World Patents Index with the Derwent Patents Citation Index. It provides access to more than 14,800,000 patents with links to cited and citing patents, cited articles, and full-text patent data sources. This resource gives users a comprehensive and international overview of inventions in three categories: chemical, electrical and electronic, and engineering. (Learn More)

Textile technology index

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.

Bloomsbury fashion business cases

With cases from across the fashion industry, from design and sourcing to marketing and retail, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases will enable students to develop essential business skills required for the next generation of fashion industry professionals to set themselves up for success. Global in focus, cases will present real-world challenges facing the business of fashion around the world and across sectors, tackling important issues such as sustainability, technology, ethics, and leadership.

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