Posted on December 18, 2012

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Interesting news from Bloomsbury about the development of an online fashion photography archive – leave them some feedback, get a book for free.

Fashion, Textile & Costume Librarians

(Sandra Ley, FTC SIG Moderator, posting for Emily Ardizzone, Editorial Assistant for Fashion, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.)

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Hi Everyone,

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. is planning to create an online Fashion Photography Archive, with images dating from the 1970s up to 2000.  Images from this period in fashion history – before the advent of digital photography — are difficult to locate, yet are a source of endless fascination to students, given the cyclical nature of fashion design.  We would really appreciate feedback from expert Librarians such as yourselves!  If this is of interest, please find more information and a link to the survey below.

The purpose of this survey is to establish how to develop this resource to ensure that it is accessible, well designed, good value for money and meets the needs of librarians, scholars and students.  Your feedback will be invaluable!

*****As thanks for your participation, we would be delighted…

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