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Fashion and Textiles: Welcome

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New Resources

We have subscribed to some exciting new resources to enhance our online provision in the visual arts. These packages include eBooks, cutting-edge articles from leading design writers and a wealth of visual material including high quality images.

Online Resources

 This is a list of online resources which you may find helpful.

Library Search is very useful for finding ebooks and online journal articles, but don't forget there are specialist art & design databases too.


Image of costume from Met

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Welcome to this subject guide for fashion and textiles resources. This guide gives you information on finding books in the library, journals relevant to your subject and other resources such as new acquisitions, websites and databases. If you want help in finding your way around the guide, use the video at the bottom of the screen.

Online study support from the Library Teams

Many of our services are available online: contact details below:
choose Chat or Ask a Librarian
IT SUPPORT Browse FAQs or Submit a Query
LET (Learning Enhancement Team):
LET Academic Writing and Language: Email:
LET Maths, stats and numeracy: Email:


Image of book cover

This link takes you to a selection of eBooks on fashion and textiles. You can find many more eBooks and print books we have in stock on Library Search.

Fashion Collection: How to View

The Fashion Collection is made up of different parts, and you can find out more about them by using these links:

Web Resources

Image: V&A

Websites can offer alternative sources of information, when it's not possible for you to access physical resources. This is a page giving lots of websites which may be useful. If you find any others you think should be included, please email me.

Quick Links

These are links to useful Middlesex websites.


Image of zines
Image: Jessie Lynn McMains

We have a new and exciting collection of zines available to browse in the Materials Room. These range from some of the earliest punk titles like Sniffin' Glue to lots of new examples in many shapes and sizes.