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THE 040: Fundamentals of Costuming - Thaler (Fall 2017)

Find Books by Subject - Quick Search

Use the Browse search function in the Library Catalog (CATQuest version) to search for books by Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Type the subject heading in the search box and select “By subject” from the list next to the search box. Live link!


Selected Subject Headings: Costume & Fashion (live links!)
costume united states history dressmaking shoes footwear
costume history 20th century tailoring  also
tailoring womens
hats millinery
costume design womens clothing handbags hairstyles
fashion united states history mens clothing lingerie hairdressing
fashion history 20th century dress accessories underwear
clothing and dress   also
clothing and dress history also
clothing and dress united states
jewelry corsets cosmetics
cosmetics history


Selected Subject Headings: U.S. Social History (some live links!)
united states history 1933-1945 depressions 1929 etiquette
united states social conditions 1933-1945 united states politics and government 1933-1945 roosevelt theodore
united states social life and customs 1918-1945 united states politics and government 1901-1909 roosevelt franklin
new deal 1933-1939 united states politics and government 1901-1953  

Find Books by Keyword

Broadens your search by looking for occurrences of words anywhere in the Library Catalog (CATQuest version) record (title, author, subject heading, etc.).
NOTE: Not all the books may be exactly what you are looking for.

Note:  The best way to perform a keyword search in the CATQuest version of the Library Catalog, is to use the "Advanced Search" function.

Tip: Use * to truncate: [corset* finds corset, corsets]

Search Example:

(live link!)

Browse the Stacks

Find a useful book in the stacks? Browse in that area to discover other books that might be useful. The Call Number range GT 600-GT 2400  (3rd floor) is a good place to begin for books on costume and fashion - including hairstyles and accessories.

Check Out a Book

Bring books to the Circulation Desk, located next to the library's entrance. Your student ID serves as your library card.

The loan period for undergraduates is 4 weeks. You may request a renewal if you still need the book/s after the due date.

Check out as many books as you need.

Renew Books

Books that are not overdue may be renewed online.

The link Renew a Book is on the Library Homepage, under the category "Services."

Recall Books

If a book you need is checked out, you may Recall the book from the person who has it. The Library will contact you when the book is returned, and will be held for you at the Circulation Desk.