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Youth! Beauty! Fashion!

Fashion Snoops is a database for the fashion industry showcasing trends, forecasting styles and compiling retail reports. Fashion Snoops already includes sections for Ladies, Men, Girls, Boys, Home and Accessories and it has recently added two new sections: Youth and Beauty.

The Youth tab “captures the lifestyle, trends and movements that affect the fashion choices of this generation.” A blend of street art, street style, runway fashion, and profiles of “influencers,” the Youth sections is buzzing with energy.

The new Beauty tab showcases trends in runway and street make up. There are tabs for trend forecasts, recaps of the fashion season and featured style inspiration- such as make up inspired by The Hunger Games.

Dive into the new Fashion Snoops sections and be inspired! They can be accessed by Palomar College students, faculty and staff from the Library’s article pages:

If you have any questions about Fashion Snoops, or any other library resource, stop by the Reference Desk and a librarian will be happy to assist you.

NBC Learn: News & Information from the NBC Archives

NBC LearnPalomar students and faculty can now access the entire NBC news archives going back to the beginning of film and television through NBC Learn, a web-based streaming video service. It includes thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, and photographs from the news division of this legendary broadcast media company. The service also includes related original instructional resources in a variety of disciplines and subjects.

Palomar students and faculty may access this database by clicking the link above, or from the Library’s Online Research Databases webpage (Palomar College e-services login required off-campus). For more help, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian.

ARTstor has newly released images from The Image of the Black in Western Art Collection

The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research at Harvard University has shared approximately 7,000 more images with ARTstor from their highly regarded archive, Image of the Black in Western Art.  Image of the Black in Western Art is a rich, deep collection, containing works dating as far back as 5,000 years.  The collection captures many of the ways in which African Americans or those of African descent have been depicted in Western art throughout time  The collection may be used by Palomar College faculty and students of the arts, but can also be used by those within the fields of the humanities, history, and other social science disciplines.
To access ARTstor, go to Palomar College Library Arts and Humanities database page.  Find the collection using the keyword ibwa, or clicking here.  For remote access, Palomar e-services login is required.  For more information, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collections Management/Subscriptioins Librarian.

One Story: Read A Story Each Month

Looking for creative new literary voices? Take a look at One Story, a not-for-profit literary magazine that features one short story each issue from new authors. Here’s an exerpt from the current issue’s story, “Refund” by David James Poissant (Issue #155, Oct. 7, 2011):

The evening began in argument. Josh’s first grade teacher had called a parent/teacher conference, and Joy and I were expected that night at school. This was not the standard mid-year check-in. For months, we’d been getting notes. Josh wasn’t finishing his schoolwork. Josh didn’t play well with others. Josh wasn’t paying attention in class…”

Come to the Library to finish reading the whole story, shelved in the Periodical Stacks on the 2nd floor. If you’re looking for a specific author, search the Library catalog. If you want to find more information about them check one of our literature databases (Palomar e-services login required off-campus). For more information, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian.

JSTOR: Bigger and Better than Ever

Over 500 academic journals in multiple disciplines were added recently to our JSTOR journal database. As one of the Library’s best sources of archival scholarly information available to Palomar students, JSTOR now provides digital access to more than 1,400 English- and foreign-language scholarly journals, going back to the 19th century up until 3 years ago. Palomar students and faculty may access this database by clicking the link above, or on the Library’s Online Research Databases web page (Palomar College e-services login required off-campus). For more information about this or other databases, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian.

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