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Consumer and Design Sciences

Communication, Journalism & Theatre Librarian

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Barbara Bishop
RBD Library
231 Mell Street
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606
(334) 844-1690

Finding Information

To find information within Consumer and Design Sciences, begin with the Discovery Search on the libraries homepage, then limit results by using the facets on the left.  The Discovery Search provides access to books, articles, media and more.

Articles may also be found by searching the databases below.

NOTE: If you are searching off-campus, you will need to login with your AU global ID and password.

Interior Design

Merchandising, Retail & Consumers and Consumer Behavior

Textiles and Apparel

Where to find books in the Library

Call number suggestions (located in either RBD Library or the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction

GT500-GT2370 Costume. Dress. Fashion

HD8039.C6-HD8039.C62 Clothing workers

HD9850-HD9969 Textile industries (Industries. Land use. Labor)

HF5415.165-HF5415.17 Merchandising

HF5415.3-HF5415.34 Consumer behavior

HF5428-HF5429.6 Retail trade

HF5429.7-HF5430.6 Shopping centers. Shopping malls

HF5437.A2-5437.A3-.Z Purchasing. Buying

HF5438-HF5438.8.T54 Selling (General)

HF5439.C6 Selling. Clothing

HF5460-HF5467.A-.Z Department stores. Mail order business

HF5801-HF6156.V53 Advertising (General)

HF6161.C44 Advertisting. Clothing and dress. Fashion

NK1-NK1134 Decorative Arts (General/History)

NK1160-NK1647 Decoration and ornament. Design

NK1700-NK2195 Interior decoration. House decoration

NK8800-NK9505.5 Textile arts

TH8001-TH8581 Decoration and decorative furnishings

TP890-TP933 Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc.

TS1300-TS1865  Textile industries (Manufactures)

TT387-TT410 Soft home furnishings

TT490-TT695  Clothing manufacture. Dressmaking. Tailoring

TT697-TT927  Homearts. Homecrafts including sewing, embroidery, decorative crafts


Maps of RBD Library


Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a Web-based search engine that enables you to search for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, university repositories, etc.  Google Scholar is also useful for verifying citations.  
Try your search below, or access Google Scholar from the library's Articles and Databases page to view full text content available from AU Libraries.
    Google Scholar Search