About this Guide
This Guide brings together important research resources for Clothing & Textile Sciences. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.
Different yypes 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.
Clothing & Textiles Resources at Otago
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.
The Science collection focuses on textile industries, design, manufacturing, and technical aspects of fabrics and fibres. Many of these books have call numbers that start with TS or TT. Print journals related to textiles are on the Third Floor.
The Robertson (Education) Library collection supports Otago Polytechnic, which offers a programme in fashion design, and features books and magazines on fashion design and designers.
Library e-books and e-journals are available anytime, anywhere from the Library web.
New Otago Applied Sciences Publications
Theses and publications recently deposited in the Otago University Research (OUR) Archive:
Liaison Librarian / Kaitiaki Pukapuka
Science II Building
Ph: 470 4772