Ryerson Library has many great resources to help you with your fashion research and assignments. Use this guide to get started!

Downloading ebooks to your smartphone or tablet

Most of the ebooks in the library are downloadable to a mobile device such as a smartphone, tablet or eReader. However, figuring out which device will work with which ebooks, and how much of an ebook is downloadable can be tricky.

Bluefire Reader app iconThe Bluefire Reader app is a good choice for reading ebooks on your device - it is iOS and Android compatible.

Also consult this guide for more helpful tips on downloading ebooks to your smartphones, tablets or eReaders

Call numbers

Not sure about call numbers? Take a look at this video tutorial.

New fashion books in the collection

Search for Books and eBooks


Use your search terms to Search RULA's catalogue for books and ebooks on fashion.

Finding fashion books in the library

Most books in the library are located on floors 6 through 10. You'll find the fashion books at different levels throughout the library at these call number ranges -


Level 6 - GT500 - 2370: Costume/ Dress/ Fashion

Level 7 - HD9940 - Clothing Trade/ Textile Industry/ Fashion Merchandising

Level 10 - TT490 - TT695: Clothing manufacture/ Dressmaking/ Tailoring


So take the time to visit Levels 6, 7 and 10 and browse the shelves. You'll find a whole bunch of fashion titles you didn't even know were there!


If you prefer ebooks, we have those too! Check out the fashion ebooks in the collection -


Also click on the below subject headings to find other relevant fashion titles in the collection -


Screenshot of Ryerson library catalogue record highlighting subject headings