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The Resource Centre of the National Institute of Fashion Technology is hub of fashion information services of the Institute and the Apparel Industry of the region. The Resource Center caters to the diversified information needs of the professionals with its quality print and non-print resources mediated by the trained professionals. The resources are carefully selected and acquired to suite the user demands. NIFT Resource center act as catalyst, both for the academicians and the practicing fashion professionals in the industry. Resource center of NIFT, Mumbai classified in to two wings. They are
1. Library wing and
2. Materials wing.

Library wing
   The Library wing of the Resource Center comprises the print and non-print information resources. at present the there are about 9000 volumes of books,2700 slides, 400 electronic databases, 100 project reports, 58 craft documents, 280 video cassettes. Library wing subscribe to leading professional journals and magazines to facilitate users to upgrade their knowledge by browsing such resources. At present 78 foreign journals and equal number of Indian periodicals are subscribed. Apart from this the Library wing also subscribed to following e-Resources
-- apparelkey
--Ebsco database
-- Just-Style
-- ProQuest

Following are the services offered by the Library wing
--Indexing and Abstracting
--Current awareness
--Reference services
--Bibliographic Services
--Reprographic Services
--e-journal browsing
--Fashion Forecast Services
-- Online intranet cataloguing facility available for all resources.

Materials wing
  The materials wing of the Resource Centre is unique of its kind contains the world class information resources which are used by academician and the industry as well. This wing is housed with following products with systematic documentation to facilitate the retrievals.
--Regional Textiles
--Regional Costumes
--Trend fabrics
--Yarn and Threads
--Linings and Interlinings

-- Circulation of material products for academic use
--References to product collection
--Referral services against demand
--Orientation for effective use
--Forecast Color Services

Resource Centre Site Map
    The Resource Centre of NIFT, Mumbai surrounded with academic activities and scientifically located in the heart of the Institute. The students, Faculty, Administrators and the Visitors can easily access the Resource Centre without much loss of time. At present it is planned on the first floor of the original building and the entire building will be named after Resource Centre soon. The following sections are planned to be operative in near future
--Issue Section
--Reference section
--Material Collection
--Audio Visual viewing section
--Reading area
--Circulation Counter
--Property counter
--Reprographic area
--Technical processing section
--E-Resources access point
--Scanning and printing area