What is the Berg Fashion Library?

The Berg Fashion Library is the only online resource to provide integrated text and images on world dress and fashion throughout history, offering a treasury of fascinating insights into people and cultures all over the world.

How do I use it?
  • A unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, an extensive E-book collection
  • An invaluable resource for anyone interested in fashion, or for students and scholars studying a variety of diverse disciplines, from art history to sociology!
  • Offering intelligent search functionalities, allowing users to rapidly access the content via a single-term quick search, or fine-tune their search for more targeted results using the Berg Fashion Library’s sophisticated advanced searching
  • Updated three times a year or more
For more information about using the Berg Fashion Library, please click here

How do I access it?
Your local public library can give you access within the library, or from home, at the website www.bergfashionlibrary.com. Simply type in your library card number into the log in box on the website to access the resource.

For librarians
How do I promote it?
We have a number of ways to help you get the most out of the Berg Fashion Library, all available via the Librarian Resource Centre, and all free of charge!

  • Free promotional materials
  • Short introductory PowerPoints
  • Live online training sessions
  • Recorded sessions from the training team
  • Download logos and banners
  • Quizzes
  • Training fact sheets (with ideas for training sessions)
  • Usage statistics
  • MARC records
Find all this and more at our page for librarians.

Our training team are happy to visit libraries for in-house, group sessions – just get in touch at library.marketing@oup.com


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