Bloomsbury Fashion Central - Librarians


Bloomsbury Fashion Central is a dynamic digital hub for interdisciplinary research in fashion and dress. Content is peer reviewed by industry and academic experts and includes interconnected major reference works, exclusive articles, scholarly eBooks, case studies, biographies, lesson plans, bibliographic guides, textbooks, video content, runway and backstage photos and videos from fashion shows, and tens of thousands of images from museums around the world to create a rich educational resource.

Berg Fashion Library, Fairchild Books Library, Bloomsbury Fashion Photography Archive, Bloomsbury Fashion Video Archive, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases, Bloomsbury Dress and Costume Library and Bloomsbury Digital Fashion Masterclasses comprise Bloomsbury Fashion Central. These databases complement each other and offer enhanced content discoverability through a unified taxonomy, powerful search, and related content functionality. Read more about our collections and download title lists on the About pages.

Free Trials and Subscriptions

Bloomsbury Fashion Central products are available by annual subscription to institutions, including universities, colleges, schools and public libraries. Please contact us directly to get information on pricing or to arrange a 30-day free trial at your institution:

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  • Add or change details of your OpenURL resolver and Shibboleth credentials
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Please note that there is one COUNTER 4 report available:

  • PR1: lists total searches, result clicks, and record views across the platform by month