Textile-sector library in Sankt Gallen (San Gallo, or St. Gallen) in Switzerland, founded by the city’s Executive Commercial Board in 1878. From 1886 to 1991 it was located in the city’s Industrial and Artisanal Museum. Then it was moved to the Foundation of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the body responsible for its operation. The library has a wide variety of material related to all the sectors of the textiles industry, especially concerning creative aspects (fashion photography, illustrations, prints) and local production (there is a huge Collection of lace produced in St. Gallen). Through its sophisticated computerized cataloguing system, it is possible to access the Collection online as well. The library also produces educational and scholarly publications.