Sustainable fashion textiles research : engaging with new technologies
Farrer, Joan and Finn, A (2009) Sustainable fashion textiles research : engaging with new technologies Textiles, 4 . pp. 14-16. ISSN 1367-1308
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This article provides a discussion about how new technologies will enable Fashion Textiles Research to be disseminated amongst a new generation of producers and consumers via interactive and web technologies. How appropriate are these methods for Fashion Textiles Research? What are the advantages of these mediums and what will this mean for researchers, producers and consumers now and in the future, as the traditional platforms such as Journal Papers and Conferences, become obsolete? Can we predict the future of communicating textile research by assessing the way in which research is being conducted with the use of electronic databases, the Internet and with the emergence of electronic journals?
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