Featured Resources for Faculty of Applied Sciences and Textiles
1. Material ConneXion
This database is a global resource for new materials and a knowledge base for information about new and innovative materials. It is a resource for all disciplines of design development: fashion, apparel & footwear, textile design as well as architecture, interior design, packaging design, industrial design.
Library users can access this resource from workstation 4 & 5 at the Research Enhancement Centre, 3/F, Library.
This website provides online access to breaking news and video of all major fashion show and collections, clip and images. It also includes the online version of the journal: Women's wear daily.
[TT505.S553 D57 DVD]
"Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director -- a true labour of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators."
- from shop.dogwoof.com
[TT507 .D68 DVD]
"Join eight up-and-coming fashion designers as they discuss the characteristics, traits, and skills needed to make it in the fashion industry. Candid interviews with young designers tackle questions about careers in fashion design, including: what it takes: what traits do you need to have? Inspiration: where do designers get ideas? The tough stuff: what are the realities of being a fashion designer? Success and joy: what success have the designers received? Why do they love doing what they do?"
- from learningzonexpress.com
Databases on Trial
[Expiry: 28 Feb 2016]
This journal covers advanced materials, fibers, nanotechnology, biomedical textiles, polymer sciences, textile chemistry, polymer chemistry, and color science, textile and apparel design, anthropometry, and sustainable materials and processes as well.
[Expiry: 28 Feb 2016]
This journal covers technical papers and feature articles on advanced materials, fibers, nanotechnology, biomedical textiles, polymer sciences, textile chemistry, polymer chemistry, and color science, textile and apparel design, anthropometry, and sustainable materials and processes. The Library currently subscribes to the printed version as well.
[Expiry: 6 Jan 2016]
This is an ebook collection from Business Express Press. Titles are written by academic experts who translate real-business experience into issue-based course readings for business students.
[Expiry: 14 Jan 2016]
This archival resource covers the full content of the following reports. The reports are cross searchable on the platform.
- China: Political Reports 1911–1960
- China: Political Reports 1961–1970
- Hong Kong: Annual Administration Reports 1841–1941
- Japan: Political and Economic Reports 1906–1970
- Korea: Political and Economic Reports 1882–1970
- Shanghai: Political & Economic Reports 1842-1943
- Straits Settlements Annual Reports (Singapore, Penang, Malacca, Labuan) 1855–1941
- Taiwan Political and Economic Reports 1861–1960
[Expiry: 13 Feb 2016]
This is a new online English course produced by Clarity English designed for Intermediate to Advanced level learners who want to improve their academic writing skill (essays, reports, taking notes, avoiding plagiarism) and their writing for life (emails, official letters, online profiles for job application or a college place, etc).
Note: Please click “Start” to begin the trial, no login required (5 concurrent users for the trial).