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ITAA Publications

ITAA supports scholarship dissemination on topics related to textiles and apparel through the production of our peer reviewed journal, newsletters, proceedings of our annual meeting, and mongraphs. Many ITAA members are also authors of textbooks and scholarly books. ITAA advances its core principles of: Discovery, Dissmination, Application, and Leadership through, among other things, its publications program. With a major journal, proceedings, design catalog, special issues, and media reviews, ITAA is positioned to provide scholars several avenues to publish their work.

To learn more about any of these publications, click on the links below:

Clothing and Textiles Research Journal (CTRJ)

Clothing and Textiles Research Journal is the official publication of the International Textile & Apparel Association, Inc.  Submissions undergo a double blind, peer review process using Sage Publications' Manuscript CentralThe ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. 

CTRJ Acceptance Rates 1998 - 2016

Want to get involved in ITAA and help the organization move forward?

There are several opportunities for faculty involvement related to ITAA’s publications. Please consider the following committees and positions and contact Pam Ulrich, VP of Publications, if you are interested in learning more (

CTRJ Reviewer Application Form                        CTRJ Editorial Board Application Form


ITAA publishes a newsletter bi-monthly. The newsletter provides members with information on policy updates, upcoming conferences, position announcements, calls,  ITAA budgets/finances, and media review.

Current and Past Newsletters 

Monographs and Special Publications

CTRJ publishes Monographs and Special Issues related to a variety of topics. If you are interested in proposing a special issue or monograph, please contact the Pam Ulrich, VP of Publications. 
See Guidelines for Special Topics.

Online Design Catalogs

Proceedings of Annual Conferences

ITAA Conference Proceedings are available online through Iowa State University Library Digital Collections.  Every attempt has been made to retrieve proceedings from past years.  If yours is missing from the live links, please contact Executive Director for information on how to proceed.