Contact Information
  • Librarian: Kristina Keogh
  • Location: Fine Arts Museum 125
  • Phone: (812) 855-5743
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 12/10/2010

Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design

Pertains to fashion design, marketing, and retail industry. Research includes aspects of behavior, culture, education, criticism, history, methodology, perception, practice, process, and theory.

The Fine Arts Library and the Folklore Collection, located in the Research Collections of the Herman B Wells Library support Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design with their historical collections on textiles, clothing, interior design, and the decorative arts.

Online collection resources (subscription databases and indexes) include:
– Provides in-depth coverage of business and management issues. Includes full-text of Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) and the Wall Street Journal.

Academic Search Premier – Includes full-text from scholarly journals in almost every academic discipline.

CAMIO – The Research Libraries Group catalog of Art Museum Images

Design and Applied Arts Index – Provides citations and abstracts for articles on all aspects of art and architecture published in over 420 international periodicals

e-HRAF - Searchable full-text ethnographies on hundreds of ethnic, cultural, religious, and national groups worldwide.


Search for the following journals in IUCAT (IU Library Catalog):


Clothing and Textiles Research Journal

Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal

Interior Design

International Journal of Clothing Science

International Journal of Consumer Studies

International Textiles

Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences

Journal of the Textile Institute

Textile Research Journal

last updated: 12/10/2010