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The Fashion Sleuth: How to Resource the Internet for Fashion

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Let’s test your Internet Savvy…

 

Do you know what the Deep Web is? Are you familiar with Spiders, Boutique Search Engines and Blogs? Do you know how to use Search Engine Math?  When it comes to Internet skills do you struggle with going beyond Google™? How quickly can you locate business and marketing information such as finding statistics for the largest growing segment of the US population or what colors will be popular two years from now? Having trouble answering these questions? You’re not alone! Regardless of which brands of the creative world you are studying or working in, information fluency is the most needed skill for the 21st century.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in this text and on the accompanying CD…

  • Going beyond Google™ – how to conduct traditional and non-traditional research
  • How to use Boolean Logic and Search Engine Math
  • How to conduct an Advanced Search online
  • How to better understand and mine the Deep Web
  • CD includes over 1,6000 URL’s including links for:
    • Art and artist
    • Business and marketing
    • Exhaustive list for the many museums world-wide
    • Listings for the leading fashion trade organizations, trade shows and merchandise marts
    • Extensive designer links
    • Complete list of the leading Career Sites
    • Leading U.S. government sites
    • Global sourcing sites by country
    • Buying offices for the major U.S. retail stores
    • Forecasting trends and statistic sites
    • Libraries online including URLs for clichés, quotes, textiles glossaries, traditional dictionaries and more online

Also, included are numerous interviews and insights from leading experts on how to research, sample exercises and case studies.

Synopsis:

The clear objective of this book and CD are to help the reader overcome any Internet research-phobia. The book was written to help the reader dispel the fears of inadequacy about the unknown or feelings of perhaps being inept or insecure. The goal is to make the reader proficient and confident in using the Internet and the computer as a tool for conducting research. The focus of the book's instructional information has been geared to the industry professional specifically for fashion; however, the book is not limited to the fashion professional.  The reader will soon discover that much of this book is not about fashion - but rather about how-to successfully research.  Practical Industry Insider Interviews: Real-world examples, interviews and images on researching online/Complete Companion CD: Over 1,600s URLs in easy to understand categories/Complete Glossaries on the CD/Easy to Understand and Follow Step-By-Step Exercises/Cases Studies.  The focus of the book's instructional information has been geared to the industry professional specifically for fashion, but is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to learn how-to research successfully using the Internet.

Synopsis:

Let's test your Internet Savvy... Do you know what the Deep Web is? Are you familiar with Spiders, Boutique Search Engines and Blogs? Do you know how to use Search Engine Math? When it comes to Internet skills do you struggle with going beyond Google(TM)? How quickly can you locate business and marketing information such as "finding statistics for the largest growing segment of the US population or what colors will be popular two years from now? "Having trouble answering these questions? You're not alone! Regardless of which brands of the creative world you are studying or working in, "information fluency is the most needed skill for the 21st century."" " Here's what you'll find in this text and on the accompanying CD... <UL> <LI>Going beyond Google(TM) - how to conduct traditional and non-traditional research</LI> <LI>How to use Boolean Logic and Search Engine Math</LI> <LI>How to conduct an Advanced Search online</LI> <LI>How to better understand and mine the Deep Web</LI> <LI>CD includes over 1,6000 URL's including links for: </LI> <UL> <LI>Art and artist</LI> <LI>Business and marketing</LI> <LI>Exhaustive list for the many museums world-wide</LI> <LI>Listings for the leading fashion trade organizations, trade shows and merchandise marts</LI> <LI>Extensive designer links</LI> <LI>Complete list of the leading Career Sites</LI> <LI>Leading U.S. government sites</LI> <LI>Global sourcing sites by country</LI> <LI>Buying offices for the major U.S. retail stores</LI> <LI>Forecasting trends and statistic sites</LI> <LI>Libraries online including URLs for cliches, quotes, textiles glossaries, traditional dictionaries and more online</LI></UL></UL> Also, included are numerous interviews andinsights from leading experts on "how to research, "sample exercises and case studies.

Table of Contents

  1. Sourcing What is it? And Who Needs it?
  2. Traditional Resources — Then and Now.
  3. Using Non-traditional Resources — The Internet.
  4. Internet & Search Engine Savvy.
  5. The Deep Web Myths and Marvels.
  6. Industry Insiders and Interviews.
  7. Strategic Links at a Glance.
  8. Exercises.
  9. Case Studies.

    Glossaries.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131727625
Subtitle:
How to Research the Internet for Fashion
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Greenberg, Steve
Author:
Colussy, M. Kathleen
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Materials
Subject:
Internet - World Wide Web
Subject:
Internet - Browsers
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Web - General
Subject:
Internet
Subject:
Fashion - Computer network resources
Subject:
Internet-Web Publishing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
November 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.00x6.30x.32 in. .48 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Browsers
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
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"Synopsis" by , The clear objective of this book and CD are to help the reader overcome any Internet research-phobia. The book was written to help the reader dispel the fears of inadequacy about the unknown or feelings of perhaps being inept or insecure. The goal is to make the reader proficient and confident in using the Internet and the computer as a tool for conducting research. The focus of the book's instructional information has been geared to the industry professional specifically for fashion; however, the book is not limited to the fashion professional.  The reader will soon discover that much of this book is not about fashion - but rather about how-to successfully research.  Practical Industry Insider Interviews: Real-world examples, interviews and images on researching online/Complete Companion CD: Over 1,600s URLs in easy to understand categories/Complete Glossaries on the CD/Easy to Understand and Follow Step-By-Step Exercises/Cases Studies.  The focus of the book's instructional information has been geared to the industry professional specifically for fashion, but is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to learn how-to research successfully using the Internet.
"Synopsis" by , Let's test your Internet Savvy... Do you know what the Deep Web is? Are you familiar with Spiders, Boutique Search Engines and Blogs? Do you know how to use Search Engine Math? When it comes to Internet skills do you struggle with going beyond Google(TM)? How quickly can you locate business and marketing information such as "finding statistics for the largest growing segment of the US population or what colors will be popular two years from now? "Having trouble answering these questions? You're not alone! Regardless of which brands of the creative world you are studying or working in, "information fluency is the most needed skill for the 21st century."" " Here's what you'll find in this text and on the accompanying CD... <UL> <LI>Going beyond Google(TM) - how to conduct traditional and non-traditional research</LI> <LI>How to use Boolean Logic and Search Engine Math</LI> <LI>How to conduct an Advanced Search online</LI> <LI>How to better understand and mine the Deep Web</LI> <LI>CD includes over 1,6000 URL's including links for: </LI> <UL> <LI>Art and artist</LI> <LI>Business and marketing</LI> <LI>Exhaustive list for the many museums world-wide</LI> <LI>Listings for the leading fashion trade organizations, trade shows and merchandise marts</LI> <LI>Extensive designer links</LI> <LI>Complete list of the leading Career Sites</LI> <LI>Leading U.S. government sites</LI> <LI>Global sourcing sites by country</LI> <LI>Buying offices for the major U.S. retail stores</LI> <LI>Forecasting trends and statistic sites</LI> <LI>Libraries online including URLs for cliches, quotes, textiles glossaries, traditional dictionaries and more online</LI></UL></UL> Also, included are numerous interviews andinsights from leading experts on "how to research, "sample exercises and case studies.

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