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Fashion Design

Here you will find books, ebooks, articles, websites, and other links about fashion design.

Suggested Databases for Fashion Design


 The following is a list of library databases (or collections of articles, music, images, and other resources that West Valley Library subscribes to, and that students may access for free) that students studying the Fashion Design program may find most helpful. Have you student ID ready if you are logging in from off-campus.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Tutorial Link 
Scholarly journal, magazine & newspaper articles.

Grove Art Online (Oxford)
Grove Art Online is the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art..

U.S. History in Context (Gale)
Primary sources, reference sources, multimedia, and newspaper articles on U.S. events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) 
Full-text major newspaper articles.

New York Times 
World-class journalism to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.

You may also browse the full list of library databases offered by West Valley Library.

Database Search Tips


Accessing the WVC Library online subscription databases is easy! If you are on campus, click on any of the database links from the database webpage and you are automatically authenticated. If you are off campus you will be directed to a login page. Your login information is your last name and your student ID number.


The Discovery Search Tool searches all library content: books, e-books, scholarly articles, magazines.  This video shows you how to limit your search to articles.