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Fashion Research Portal: Books

eBook Tips

Looking for online resources? Books in this guide that are followed by a paper icon  are available as eBooks. Log into your SCAD account from the library homepage to access these materials from home.

Need more help? Ask a Librarian to connect you with library resources.

Looking for a Textbook?

If your professor has set aside required reading for your class, find it under Course Reserves. Reserve materials may not be removed from the Libraries. Look up Reserve materials below, write down the call number(s) and bring them to the service desk at any Library location.

Search for Books

*eBooks are the same as traditional books, even though they are online. Once you are looking at the eBook online, you can search within the text for a specific word or phrase.

Google Book Search

*Google Books searches within the text  and can find references to specific artists, pieces, or exhibitions. This will help you locate a possible resource that you may have missed in the Catalog.  When you've found a source, click on the "Library Search" link on the lefthand side to see if the book is located in SCAD Libraries.

Search the SCAD Libraries catalog for books, ebooks, DVDs, and magazine/journal subscriptions:


Examples of New Fashion Books in the Libraries

Items - Is Fashion Modern? book cover
Creating Couture Embellishment book cover
The World Atlas of Street Fashion book cover
In Fashion book cover
Colors in Fashion book cover
The World of Anna Sui book cover