OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES

 E-books

Design and related areas

Press.ucalgary
Pressanu.edu

Art

METMUSEUM

Fashion

EBOOKS777
Ebook Directory Fashion

Fashion Sewing

All free sewing
Sew Daily

Clothing and Fashion

Digital Book Index

 

Classics

Open culture
bibliomania
eReader.com

Hobby/Business

OnlineFreeEbooks.net
Get Free Ebooks

Biography

Free-eBooks.net:
ManyBooks.net
DailyLit
iBiblio
Authorama
askSam

Novels/ Fiction

Read Print Library:
Fictionwise
Starry.com

 

For many more

Directory of Open Access Books
Open Book Publishers
Internet Archive
Globusz:
The Online Books Page:
Bookyards:
Gutenberg

 

WEBSITES

  • Brushes, Fonts, and More

VecteezyDa Font

Brusheezy

Abduzeedo

The Grid System

Core77

  • Color Scheme Tools

Kuler

ColourLOVERS

Color Schemer Designer

  • Graphic Design Tutorials

Smashing Magazine

PSDTUTS

Good Tutorials

Web Designer Depot

All Graphic Design

  • Inspiration

Notcot

Ffffound

Behance Network

FaveUp

Design Sponge

Etsy

Josh Spear

Picocool

  • Lookbook Inspiration

Polyvore

Lookbook

Looklet

  • Technical Flats

Fashionary

Only Light

  • Textile Libraries & Printing

Spoonflower

Texture King

50 free fabric textures

Mayang’s Free Texture Library

29 Most Useful Texture Packs

Theses and dissertations online

Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian Theses (INFLIBNET)
Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations**

 

Dictionaries & Thesauruses

Cambridge Dictionaries online
Merriam Webster
Oxford English Dictionary

Encyclopaedias

Scholarpedia
Encyclopaedia Britannica
UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Journals and Magazines

SPRINGEROPEN

SpringerOpen is a collection of open access journals from multiple disciplines.

ELSEVIER OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS

Elsevier Open access journals provide free access articles from multiple subject areas.

WILEY OPEN ACCESS

Wiley Open Access journals contain articles across multiple research areas.

TAYLOR & FRANCIS OPEN JOURNALS

Taylor & Francis Open Journals is a collection of open access journals from multiple disciplines.

DOAJ

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

UBIQUITY PRESS

Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of peer-reviewed, academic journals and books. Our flexible publishing model makes journals and books affordable, and enables researchers around the world to find and access the information they need, without barriers.

STOCKHOLMUNIVERSITY PRESS

Stockholm University Press – a part of Stockholm University – is an open access publisher of peer reviewed academic journals and books.

CAMBRIDGE

More than 380 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.

 

Useful Websites

  • Andre Studios
    Explore an exciting period in the history of fashion through this spectacular collection of drawings and sketches produced by the New York firm André Fashion Studios in the 1930s and early 1940s. Browse seasonal designs like winter wear for 1937-38, search for costume components like scarves, collars, blouses, peplums, and raglan sleeves, or enjoy the artistry of famous designers like Chanel, Balenciaga, Schiaparelli, Lelong, Patou and many others.
  • Bata shoe museum
    The Bata Shoe Museum celebrates the style and function of footwear. Footwear ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamourous platforms. Over 4,500 years of history and a collection of 20th-century celebrity shoes to be discovered.
  • British Pathe
    British Pathé is one of the oldest media companies in the world. Over the last 30 years this material has been used extensively around the world in television programmes, home videos, advertisments, corporate productions and, most recently, in web publishing.
  • Costume Designers Guild
    The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) is Local 892 of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.). The Guild represents Costume Designers, Assistant Costume Designers and Costume Illustrators working at the highest levels of skill and expertise in motion pictures, television and commercials. The CDG promotes and protects the economic status of its members while improving working conditions and raising standards for our craft
  • Cotton Inc.
    Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. The Program is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton.
  • Fashion Design Council of India
  • fashion Group International
    Global non-profit association representing all areas of the fashion, apparel, accessories, beauty and home industies
  • Fashion trendsetter
    An online fashion forecasting, trend reporting and news information site.
  • Fashion.net
    Curated by some of fashion’s most celebrated editors and opinion-leaders, the site is the number one hub for global fashion and is a truly international phenomenon with reach into every key city in the world. Nearly 10% of all our users are based in New York and LA. Now headquartered in the US (with over 70% of its audience in the States), fashion.net has a brand new face as it asserts its status as one of fashion’s most important arenas.
  • Galliera Museum
    Through temporary monographic exhibitions – renowned couturier, major figures in fashion – or thematic exhibitions – by decade, type of clothes, trends and influences – the museum displays part of its invaluable and fragile collection, which bear witness to the creative genius in fashion from the 18th century to present day.
  • How2Hats
    For news on hat and fascinator making, hat blocks, the hat magazine HATalk and all things hats. Includes suppliers, social media links, instructional content and Q&A on all things hats.
  • Informat
    Informat analyses opinions from leading experts to rank and review over 200,000 products, and companies. Our rankings are based on InfomatRank – a measurement of awareness, editorial review and popularity markers from trusted sources. We provide the largest and most reliable source of information and reviews on Fashion, Style, Home Design, Shopping, Gift and Learning.
  • Institute of Indian Interior Designer
  • TIFA
    TFA are an advocate for the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industries since 1940
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
    The world’s greatest museum of art and design. The V&A has unrivalled collections of contemporary and historic art and design. It houses some of the world’s greatest resources for architecture, fashion, photography, theatre and performance, sculpture, contemporary design, ceramics, Asian art and design, furniture, textiles, jewellery, metalwork and many more. There is extensive online access to authoritative information and the knowledge of leading experts

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