ARLIS/NA Webinar: Fashion and Textiles Collection Development, Stitch by Stitch

ARLIS/NA PD Education Sub-Committee Presents:

Fashion and Textiles Collection Development, Stitch by Stitch

Webinar on Friday, November 4, 2011  /  Time:  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT

Space is limited.  Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Description:  Does  your institution serve fashion and textiles researchers? Then don’t miss this webinar, which will examine resources and strategies for developing collections
in this specialized subject area. Robin Dodge, Special Collections Librarian at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, will discuss trend forecasting services for libraries: what they are, why to consider building a trend forecasting collection, special considerations for access, and specific recommendations for libraries with both small and large budgets. Edith Serkownik, Assistant Professor at the June F. Mohler Fashion Library at Kent State, will touch on fashion and textiles collection development policies, key publishers, reviews, reference resources and research databases, as well as some of the free resources that are available.



FTC’ers – Reserve your spot for this encore presentation from our FTC SIG’s “Postcards from the Edge” workshop at ARLIS/NA 2011 annual conference.  And our thanks to FTC SIG members, Robin & Edith, who agreed to do an encore performance!

Sandra (FTC SIG Moderator)


Author: Sandra Ley

Sandra Ley is the visual arts and fashion design librarian for Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona.

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