They are excellent places to start your research. You can:
How to Find: Click on FIND BOOKS on the Library Homepage.
How to Search: Use the “Quick Limits” tab to the right of the search box and select "Reference".
Suggested KEYWORD search terms to start your research:
Important Note: Print Reference books (1st floor) cannot be checked out of the library.
Ref GT2130.C4 1997 A Century of Shoes: Icons of Style in the 20th Century / Angela Pattison, Nigel Cawthorne.
Ref GT513.C58 Fashion, from ancient Egypt to the present day / edited by James Laver.
The Gale Virtual Reference Library offers electronic access to a comprehensive collection of reference materials including articles from specialized encyclopedias.
How To Access:
How to Search: You can combine search terms by using the Advanced Search option. Read up on Searching Databases
You will most likely want to start your search by using Keywords. You use the drop-downs to select Keyword--see the example above.
[electronic resource] "The 1960s: Fashion: Overview." American Decades/Vincent Tompkins.
[electronic resource] "Afrocentric Fashion." Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion/Valerie Steele.