News for January, 2011
January 11, 2011
Berg is delighted to announce that theEncyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion and Berg Fashion Library have won the 2011 Dartmouth Medal and the ALA Outstanding Reference Source. The awards were given to both print and online.
The Dartmouth Award, established in 1974, honors the creation of a reference work of outstanding quality and significance. The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) selected them for their "extensive and outstanding multidisciplinary coverage of dress, fashion and its impact on society".
January 10, 2011
The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion received a stunning starred review from Library Journal:
"This work is arguably the new benchmark in its field ... the set is magnificent ... Essential for larger public libraries and academic institutions; appropriate for students of cultural, social, artistic, and anthropological studies."