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Icon: GBC LIB (George Brown College Library) = Searchable from the main search box on the library homepage.

= Significant amount of Canadian content.



Weissmann Online (now Travel42)

Travel information with coverage of every country in the world. Information includes: geostats, what to wear, communication, dos and don’ts, weather and much more.

Access Note: Create an account using your student/staff GBC email account to access the contents of the database.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WestLaw LawSource  

LawSource provides core Canadian legal information and houses an extensive collection of case law, legislation and leading editorial tools for legal research.

 

Type: DATABASE   FULL TEXT   REPORTS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WGSN


Information and resources on worldwide fashion industry news, trade shows and events. Also includes trend analysis and fashion reports.

To download reports in WGSN you will need to register your George Brown e-mail address. Click on Log-in to create your account.

Type: ARTICLES   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Wilson Applied Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)  

Full text articles and audio files from over 590 periodicals in science and technology. Subjects include: building, manufacturing, computer and electrical technologies.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WindowsWear Pro

This unique fashion database analyzes 43528 windows from 605 brands in 14 cities around the world. It tracks design inspirations, and colour, style and mannequin trends globally.

To access you will need  to create a free account. Click on the “Join Now”  link at the top. From this page Choose the “Get Started” link under Individual Free membership section.  You will need to provide your GBC e-mail address.

Type: DATABASE   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WWD Women's Wear Daily


Full text access to WWD, the leading fashion industry trade journal. Includes: daily updates, weekly issues and an archive of articles and images from the past twelve months.

**For OFF-CAMPUS access, please create a user account using your George Brown College email address here: https://uls.wwd.com/organization/signup/73  


 

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WWD Women's Wear Daily Archive (ProQuest)  

The Women's Wear Daily Archive allows users to explore influences on the fashion and beauty industry. It contains the full run of past print issues and supplements and will be updated biannually with more recent issues. Users can explore every page of every issue since 1910, scanned cover to cover, including all advertisements and images, in high resolution and full colour, presented in page-image format with searchable text.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


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