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Search the Library Catalog
Search for books, ebooks, DVDs, and more
Tips for Searching the Library Catalog:
Choose the search scope by selecting either UI + Summit + Articles (all materials); UI + Summit (items owned by UI and member libraries); or UI Library Only (items owned only by the UI Library).
Limiting your search: Start with a basic search and once you find a book that seems to be about your topic, you can use the format and/or other options located on the left to further narrow your search.
On the Advanced Search page, the year, language, and location (to name a few options) of items can be limited.
Subject headings can be a great way to narrow in on your topic.
Clothing, Textiles, and Design: Subject Structure
Books are located on the 2nd (T-Z), 3rd (H-S), and 4th (A-G) floors organized by the Library of Congress Classification system. Search for books using the library catalog.
Subject areas to browse
|Costume. Dress. Fashion
|Textile Industries. Textile Fibers
|Promotions, Merchandising, Marketingl
|Theatrical costume & costume design
|Clothing manufacture. Dressmaking. Tailoring.
How do I Request a Book?
- Locate your book by searching our library catalog
- To view availability, click on Find it, and then Request (if the item is not available in our library).
- Enter your user id and password.
- Verify that your request is complete and submit
- You will be notified when your book has arrived
How do I Use Interlibrary Loan?
- Locate the book you would like to request using the library catalog.
- If the book is not available, or checked, click on Find it, and then Request.
- Enter your user name and password.
- Verify book request to make sure all necessary fields are complete, and submit.
- A record of the request should appear on your account page.