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Bloomsbury Berg Fashion Library

The Berg Fashion Library The authority on world dress
“ …extensive and outstanding multidisciplinary coverage of dress, fashion and its impact on society.” —Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

What’s in the Berg Fashion Library

Winner of the Dartmouth Medal, Berg Fashion Library is the leading resource for students and researchers of fashion studies. Interdisciplinary in nature, with great visual and integrated content, it is invaluable for researchers in the areas of fashion, museum studies, cultural studies, anthropology, and more.

Download a full list of Berg Fashion Library titles here.

Content Highlights

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion

A landmark 10-volume work including 2,000 images and over 800 in-depth articles, including online exclusives, exploring dress and adornment of
the body across global cultures and history

Reference Works

Discover three invaluable works—Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion, the A–Z of Fashion, and The Dictionary of Fashion History

Research and Learning Tools

35 Lesson Plans and 19 Bibliographic Guides commissioned expressly to support course delivery, alongside curated Subject Guides directing users to a variety of content—these tools provide ideas for assignments, discussions, readings, and enrichment materials for classes

Museum Directory

A rich directory with information on specialities and holdings, images, and further information


150+ academic e-books covering important classic and modern writing on fashion

Museum Exhibitions

An exhibition archive showcasing images from 20 museum exhibits globally, including the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, (NYC); Somerset House, London; Fashion Museum, Bath; and Museo de la Moda, Santiago, Chile

Image Partnerships

Over 17,000 colour images from partners such as the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Mode Museum

Benefits for Research and Learning

  • A bespoke taxonomy across Bloomsbury Fashion Central products which makes it quick and easy for users to find the information they need.
  • Search results can be filtered by a wide range of specialist options including garment or accessory type, textiles and materials (e.g. colours, finishes, patterns), the fashion industry (e.g. fashion media, marketing, trend forecasting), organizations (e.g. design houses, fashion magazines), people (e.g. designers, models), and themes (e.g. subculture, power dressing, maternity wear).
  • Advanced search options include an image title, image designer, museum collection as well as book or chapter title, author and bibliographic details.
  • Easy to print, cite and share content.
  • Users can set up personal accounts to save the content of interest.
  • Zoom in on images for closer engagement with garments and exhibition objects.

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