Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Right now, my group and I have decided on a topic and it is the one related to "fashion design". Sounds fun! Here are the links:

Website 1
Type of Website: organization website
Resource Name /URL: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/fashiontime1.html Resource Description: This website link has a very informative guideline regarding fashion, and it has its contents in table format which is very very user friendly.

Website 2
Type of Website: personal website (subject based)
Resource Name /URL: http://www.fashion-era.com/flapper_fashion_1920s.htm
Resource Description: This website showcase the whole era of fashion design. From the 1920 flappers style to the modern 21st century fashion styles. Furthermore, there are pictures and silhouettes to view from. It is very subject based.

Website 3
Type of Website: personal website
Resource Name/URL: http://www.authentichistory.com/images/1920s/fashion/1920sfashion01.html
Resouce Description: It is a website which revolves around the history of America. It includes World War 2 history and a side topic showcasing pictures and information about 1920s fashion.

Website 4:
Type of website: Organisation website
Resource name/URL: http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0878218.html
Resource description: This is a more detailed timeline for fashion styles. The website boasts of colourful schemes to attract the reader's attention. The resource is summative and informative.

Discussion Forum/newsgroup related to your research topic

URL: http://www.fashion-forums.com/
Description: It is a forum where users can post comment about anything relating to fashion. Whether it is the latest trends, or older fashion styles, this forum allows people to post and comment.

Based on my findings, there are 2 more informative websites than the rest. They are "fashion-era.com" and "American History Center". The forum board information may not be accurate as they are mostly opionions and not facts.


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