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Meet your Librarian – Jenny Williams

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About Jenny

Jenny Williams is the Subject Librarian responsible for Architecture, Fashion, FCP, FMB, Textile Design and Interior Design. She studied Contemporary Crafts and Ceramics up to MA Level and Information and Library Studies at Aberystwyth University.

How can I help you?

You can book one to one tutorials with me to help you with your research or referencing, please contact me via email or you can drop into the library office (DS103) to have a chat!

I work all day Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

As a team, we also provide research and referencing drop-in sessions to assist you in the run-up to written work hand-ins, keep an eye on Instagram (@norwichuni_library) for times and dates.

e-book Collections

Try these virtual shelves which link you to ready-made collections of e-books on specific subjects.

Useful online collections for BA Fashion Communication and Promotion

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FCP and FMB (O’Reilly)

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FCP and FMB (Proquest)

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Online Resources

As well as printed materials, the Library also has a wide selection of online resources to help you with your research.

Useful online resources for BA Fashion Communication and Promotion

Resource Type

Trends and Market Data

Location:

Off-campus On-campus

Business of Fashion

Business of Fashion is a daily resource for fashion creatives delivering fashion business intelligence on emerging designers, disruptive technologies and global brands that are making their mark on the industry at a time of unprecedented change.

As a student you can create a complimentary BoF account, please follow the below steps to activate your membership:

  1. Register for a BoF account first, using any email of your choosing.
  2. Once an account has been created, you will need to activate your student membership here by entering your academic email address.
  3. Once entered, you will receive a confirmation to your email, click ‘Confirm’ to activate your membership.

 

Short videos on how to register for and use BoF are available on the VLE

*Please note that BoF Insights Reports are not included in this membership.

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Trends and Market Data

Location:

Off-campus On-campus

Drapers

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Drapers has been the leading authority on fashion retailing in the UK since 6 August 1887.

We provide industry news, insightful analysis, commentary and key data, as well as a growing portfolio of face-to-face networking opportunities.

From the rise of digital to challenges around sustainability and changing consumer habits, this dynamic industry has undergone many changes over the years. What remains throughout though, is the creativity and passion of those that work within it.

At Drapers we strive to educate, inspire and connect the newcomers and leaders alike in this innovative sector. Our readers trust us to deliver high-quality, independent journalism that helps them to remain competitive in today’s challenging and fast-changing trading environment.

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Trends and Market Data

Location:

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Statista

Statista offers over 1.5 million statistics from over 18,000 sources, available immediately in easy to use graphs you can use in your own reports and presentations. Statista includes market data, industry reports, forecasts, opinion polls and infographics.

A video guide to using Statista is available on the VLE.

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Resource Type

Trends and Market Data

Location:

Off-campus On-campus

WGSN

WGSN is an online trend-analysis and industry research service for the fashion design and retail, and interiors industries. You can also link to their separate database, WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors, using the menu at the top of the screen.

To use WGSN off-campus you need to log in using your Norwich Uni email address, by clicking on the button in the top right corner. You will be asked to verify your email and username on the Norwich Uni page. After this you will be directed back to WGSN logged in.

Please note: you may only access this resource for the purposes of individual, educational study. Reports, images and overall content are for information purposes only and must not be shared or distributed across social media or any external platforms. Never share your username and password with anyone else, or provide information from the resource to a third party.

A video guide to accessing and using WGSN is available on the VLE

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Publications

As well as printed materials, the Library also has a wide selection of online resources to help you with your research.

Useful online publications for BA Fashion Communication and Promotion

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Magazine

Location:

On-campus

Where to access:

Print

Status:

Current

Arena Homme+

A fashion magazine for men published biannually since 1994, ‘brother’ magazine to the women’s fashion biannual Pop. Regular long-time contributors have included David Bradshaw, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Simon Foxton, Bruce Weber, Karl Templer, Alasdair McLellan, Joe McKenna, Panos Yiapanis, Nicola Formichetti, Olivier Rizzo, Tim Blanks, Murray Healy, Paul Morley, David Sims and Thom Murphy.

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Resource Type

Magazine

Location:

On-campus

Where to access:

Print

Status:

Current

Dazed & Confused

Founded by Jefferson Hack and Rankin in 1991, the independent British fashion, culture and arts magazine has a strong global reputation for its groundbreaking and trendsetting editorial and its support of new generations of fashion, art, literature, photography and music talent. DazedDigital.com, their online magazine, is updated daily, hosting interactive projects, extra editorial content, exclusive music and fashion film.

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Magazine

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Current

Face

The Face is a British music, fashion and culture monthly magazine originally published from 1980 to 2004, and relaunched in 2019.

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Magazine

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On-campus

Where to access:

Print

Status:

Current

Hunger

For the culturally and visually hungry, Hunger is a biannual magazine from photographer and publisher, Rankin.

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Resource Type

Magazine

Location:

On-campus

Where to access:

Print

Status:

Archived

Nylon

Nylon is an American multi-platform media company and magazine that focus on pop culture and fashion. Its coverage includes art, beauty, music, design, celebrities, technology and travel. Its name references New York and London.

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