Trial access to Bloomsbury Fashion Central is now available through the IUP Libraries. The trial offers four core collectionsthe Berg Fashion Library, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases, Fashion Photography Archive, Fairchild Books Libraryas well as the Bloomsbury Fashion Video Archive.

Berg Fashion Library

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.

Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Brings fashion business to life and creates a link between education and industry. This digital resource is global in focus and presents real-world cases on challenges facing the business of fashion, tackling important issues such as sustainability, technology, ethics, and leadership.

Fashion Photography Archive

Experience the evolution of today's most iconic designers. Curated by Wditor-in-Chief Valerie Steele, director of the Museum at FIT in New York, this resource showcases more than 775,000 newly digitized and high-quality images that feature 40 years of contemporary fashion history along with a timeline, lesson plans, and videos to create a rich educational resource.

Fairchild Books Library

Offering everything a person needs to know to enterand thrivein the fashion industry, Fairchild Books Library provides content that covers a full spectrum of topics in fashion, including construction, draping, fashion business management, history, illustration, journalism, marketing, promotion, theory, pattern making, styling, product development, sustainable fashion, textiles, and more.

Bloomsbury Fashion Video Archive

In partnership with YOOX-NET-A-PORTER,Bloomsbury Fashion Video Archiveexhibits almost 3,000 spectacular fashion shows presented in Paris, London, New York, and Milan by 460 international designers, and covers the period 1979 to 2003.

Trial access is available through May 31, 2020. If you have comments or feedback on this resource, send them to our Collection Development Librarian, Emily Szitas, at We look forward to hearing from you!