Franklin &  Marshall College Library

TDF 208: Dance Production Ensemble

Print Resources

International encyclopedia of dance
Ref GV1585 .I586 1998

International dictionary of modern dance
Ref GV1585 .B46 1998

Dance words
Ref GV1585 .P74 1995

Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Online Resources

Library Catalog
To find books in the our library, try doing a keyword search, such as, "dance and instruction." The GV1750 to GV1800 call number range appears to hold a number of titles that may relate to your topic. You would do well to explore some background reading from sources listed above to help develop keyword search strategies.

Education Full Text
Since F&M doesn't have an Education program, our resources are limited. But, Education Full Text and ERIC are good databases to find full-text journal information, or citations for materials that may either be in our collection, or at another library. Education Full Text indexes more than 400 domestic and international English-language periodicals and yearbooks. Subjects include administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, and government funding. Covers 1984 to the present.

ERIC
Index to journal articles, government studies, books, dissertations, and other material on education and related fields that combines citations of sponsored reports, from Resources in Education, and over 750 journals, from the Current Index to Journals in Education. Covers 1982 to the present.

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to newspaper articles (including New York Times and Washington Post). Try searching in NEWS, then General News. You might also try searching US News, then newspapers withing a state, to find information about a city or region that may have incorporated dance into school programs.

WorldCat
Over 50 million records of many types of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. You might try to replicate your Library Catalog search here, to see if there are volumes at other libraries. You can use Interlibrary Loan to obtain materials from other libraries.

Humanities Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering classical studies, history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and related fields. Covers 1984 to the present.

JStor
Jstor doesn't have many Dance title, but enough that it might worth visiting this resource. Most Dance information will relate to history, choreography and performance. Jstor is a collection of abstracts and articles from over 100 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years.

Readers' Guide Full Text
Readers indexes over 200 popular U.S. general interest periodicals. Does include Dance Magazine, and a few other popular performing arts journals. Covers 1983 to the present.

Last updated: 10/26/06 ag, contact Andy Gulati for assistance, 291-4261