This Guide brings together important research resources for Clothing & Textile Sciences. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.
Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above.
For help with finding clothing & textile sciences research materials, please contact the Liaison Librarian for Clothing & Textile Sciences.
Because clothing and textiles research may involve several subject areas, relevant books and print journals or magazines may be located at the Science Library, Health Sciences Library and the Central Library.
The Library Search | Ketu will allow you to search through the resources held in the University of Otago libraries (e.g books, e-books, journals, e-journals, online articles etc)
Tip: select Library Catalogue tab to see which Library has a particular book or print journal.
The Science collection focuses on the structure, function and manufacturing of fibre, yarns and fabrics. Many of these books have call numbers that start with TS or TT. Print journals related to textiles are on the Third Floor.
The Health Sciences collection focuses on exercise, exercise physiology and interventions for minimising injury.
The Central collection focuses on the social and cultural nature of dress, including aspects related to gender and psychology. Books on social aspects of dress are usually classified with call numbers GT500-GT2370.
Theses and publications recently deposited in the Otago University Research (OUR) Archive: