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Citation Help at the Library Dec. 5-10

Drop-in citation help Dec. 5-10, 2016
Meet 1x1 with a writing tutor, librarian or reference assistant. Stop by the Research Services Desk (Goodman Center, 5th floor) for info & assistance.
No time to meet? Check out the FIT Library Citation Guide for examples of APA & MLA citations 

Announcing changes ....

NEW FIT Library Research Guide!  Historical and current forecasts in the FIT Library collections listed by company and by subject. (7/2016):

Historical Forecast Archive
Our collection of historical forecasts and trend reports spans from the late nineteenth century through 2016. Appointment required for all users. The materials in this collection are available for current FIT students and personnel, as well as outside researchers. Check it out!

WGSN:  Check out website's 'new look'! For more, see WGSN Cheatsheet & 'How to videos' box, using Trend Services tab (3/2016)

NEW Forecast service online:

Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Pantone Color of the Year for 2016: ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY

About This Guide

Use this guide to find information about fashion and trend forecasting. Consult:

  • Books section with lists of selected books in our collection
  • Trend Services - about our online & print forecasts / trend services
  • Learn about creating Flats & Moodboards
  • WWD - many ways to find "the fashion bible"
  • Magazines with forecasting & trend info, + runway coverage
  • Websites - beyond FIT for info on the web

 mw 8/30/16

Faculty - How to Book a Class

Want your students to learn more about the forecasting and trend services?  FIT faculty can schedule a class with a librarian to present the various online and print services and explain their use.

FIT faculty may also request space and conduct their own forecast workshop sessions for their classes. Select: This is a request for: "Self-conducted" at the top of the form.  Then fill out the forecast orientation form in the pop-up window to select materials for the class.  Library personnel will confirm your request within 48 hours.

Library faculty may request materials directly.

Peclers(+) - forecasts now online from Peclers Paris!

Read about it!


Marian Weston
Gladys Marcus Library,
27th Street & 7th Ave,
New York, NY
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