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Wayne State University Libraries have many books relevant to the study of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Much of the book collection is located in Purdy Kresge Library. Fashion is interdisciplinary and books fall under many different Library of Congress call numbers.
Library of Congress Call Numbers for Fashion
Fashion Design and Designers
Comes under Class T: TECHNOLOGY: TT 490-695 Clothing manufacture. Dressmaking. Tailoring
Comes under Class H: Social Sciences
Subclass HD: Industries. Land Use. Labor: HD 9720-9975 Manufacturing Industries
Fashion is interdisciplinary
G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
GT Manners and customs
H Social Sciences
HD Industries. Land Use. Labor
P Language and Literature
PN Literature (for Theatre, Film, etc. representation and costume)
Some subjects to explore
Anthropology (including feminism)
Gender and Women’s studies
The Library of Congress Classification Outline
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