Trial access to databases

If you have any comments concerning the databases,
please contact Martin Borg.

Current tests of databases


Here you can find online news, insight and research portal for the apparel and textile industry. The website identifies and evaluates the clothing industry's major milestones and trends, for the apparel sector it is a business tool for clothing professionals worldwide.

The trial period ends 8th October


Statista is a large international statistics and market data platform with access to more than 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics on 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources. The platform combines economic data, consumer insights, opinion polls and demographic trends.

All data can be downloaded in 4 different office formats. Every student, lecturer and member of staff receives full publication and usage rights of the data.

Here is a short tutorial (video 2.45 min)

The trial runs until 30th November.

Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

This collection will bring together at completion over 1,200 hours of videos that retrace the history of fashion, clothing, and costume worldwide.

The trial runs until 30th September

Bloomsbury Design library

Design and crafts from around the world, with full text and plenty of footage. Bloomsbury's database includes, among other things, the "Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design" and "World History of Design" besides this you will also find featured articles of hundreds of well-known designers.

Fashion Photography Archive

Is part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central with Berg Fashion Library and Fairchild Books Library. This is a complement with photos of runways during 30 years. The pictures may be used for education and by students. Here you will also find texts about famous fashion designers and entire fashion houses.

The trial runs until the November 16th.

Idunn Tidsskrifter

Full-text articles from roughly 60 journals from the Norwegian publishing company Universitetsforlaget. Social sciences, Pedagogy, economics, Life sciences, Nursing and health and other subjects. Below is a sample of the journals in full text:

The trial continues until the end of August.