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Fashion (FASN)

Library Research Tutorial: Assignment Guide for Historic Era Magazine Project

Curbside Pickup for Print Books


The library is circulating print books via "curbside" pickup.

Please use the library catalog to find books and then use the "hold" feature to request curbside pickup.

Browsing the stacks for self-serve selection is currently not permitted.

Books by Historical Period


Search the Library Catalogue or Summon for books by entering keywords that describe what you are looking for. (Note: When using Summon, select the book options under Content Type).


Search by subject headings. Examples:

Berg Fashion Library

Search with the Berg Fashion Library. You can search through the Encyclopedia of World Clothing and Dress, or Browse the Timeline for information and images


Image Databases

Articles in e-Journals

More Article Databases to try...

Cite Your Sources

The Design Programs at KPU use APA style to document sources.

KPU APA Citation Guide


Need a Librarian's Help?

We are here to help!

You can contact me directly with questions about research for your Design courses. Please send me an email: denise.dale <at>

Other ways to get help from a librarian include by phone, by email, by live chat: Ask A Librarian

You can access our research databases from off-campus if you are a Kwantlen student or employee.

  • Here is the login information you will need to use to access these online resources:
    • Students:
      username = student number
      password = same password used to register for classes online
    • Employees:
      username = assigned short name that you use to login to office computer
      password = same password used to login to office computers or access HR self services
  • You must have 'Cookies' enabled on your browser. This ensures that the system will recognize you throughout your session, and you won't have to login every time you search in a new database.

Things to check when you cannot access the article indexes:

  • Ensure you are using the correct username
  • Verify your password
  • Check your internet connection
  • Check your browser settings to ensure you are able to accept cookies